Spring 2021 Newsletter

The Spring 2021 issue of the Environmental Sociology Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A message from the section chair, Rachel Shwom; a feature essay by Professor Sandy Marquart-Pyatt entitled “Reflections on Teaching and Mentoring: Using Blank Sheets of Paper”; an announcement about Dr. Lori Peek as the winner of the Environmental Sociology Section’s Fred Buttel Distinguished Contribution Award; access to two CONVERGE Training Modules (6th – Understanding and Ending Gender-Based Violence in Fieldwork and 7th – Broader Ethical Considerations for Hazards and Disaster Researchers); and many excellent recent publications.

Winter 2021 Section Newsletter

The Winter 2021 issue of the Environmental Sociology Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A message from the section chair, Rachel Shwom; Call for Paper guidelines for the 2021 American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting (including the topics of our section sessions); Call for Award Nominations for the Marvin E. Olsen Student Paper Award and the Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award (more information on these and other awards on Section Awards; and many excellent recent publications (both books and articles).

Fall 2020 Section Newsletter

The Fall 2020 issue of the Environmental Sociology Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A message from the section chair, Rachel Shwom, on the social, environmental, and health problems we are personally and collectively facing and how our section is progressing on addressing some of these problems; feature essays including a very timely one on zoonotic spillover, normal accidents, and treadmill theory by Michael Ryan Lengefeld, Greg Hooks, and Chad L. Smith and one on how environmental case studies can help our environmental sociology courses by Amanda McMillan Lequieu; section events and news; section awards and calls for papers; and recent publications.