Georgia Sociological Association

About this group

The Georgia Sociological Association is an organization of academic and applied professional sociologists and students. Our objectives are to stimulate and improve research, teaching, and discussion and to encourage community service and cooperative relations among persons in the State of Georgia engaged in the scientific study of society and culture.
A meeting of sociologists and anthropologists met on November 20, 1964. This gathering resulted in the establishment of the Georgia Sociological and Anthropological Association (GSAA). John Doby (Emory University) was elected President; Tilman Cothran (Atlanta University), Vice-President; and Raymond Payne (University of Georgia), Secretary-Treasurer. It was during the 1975 annual meeting of the GSAA, in Statesboro, when a name change was ratified and the Association became the Georgia Sociological Association.

We support the Journal of Public and Professional Sociology at:

Contact Name: Dr. Philip Thomas, President
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News & Announcements

Please Send Semaphore Newsletter Items

E-mail sent by Kathy Dolan, Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 @ 7:03pm

Dear GSA Members,

We are preparing the next GSA newsletter, and would love to include news from you and your department. Please send any items (photos are also welcome) to Kathy Dolan by April 8.

What is going on with Georgia Sociologists?

Examples of news you can share:

Promotions and Awards
Retirements and New Hires
Publications and Presentations
Student Achievements
AKD and Sociology Club News
New Course or Program Offerings
Community Engagement and Service Learning
Book Recommendations
Teaching Tips and Strategies
Opinions on Current or Historical Events Relevant to the GSA
Calls For Proposals
Upcoming Conferences
And More!

Thank you very much for sending your news for the Semaphore. Please contact me with any questions. 678-212-7508

Kathy Dolan
Semaphore Editor
Georgia Sociological Association

sending journal site again

E-mail sent by Linda Treiber, Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 @ 4:34pm

Hi all,
I'm sending the link again-

also, you can google The Journal of Public and Professional Sociology anytime.

Check out The Journal of Public and Professional Sociology and call for papers

E-mail sent by Linda Treiber, Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 @ 2:59pm

Check out the most recent issue of The Journal of Public and Professional Sociology and our call for papers

on Online Teaching! 

Newest Edition of JPPS, Vol. 9, issue 1

Call for Special Issue: "Online Teaching in Sociology: Problems and Prospects"

Online teaching has become increasingly popular, however, its future and validity remain controversial. Contributors to the Special Issue are invited to submit articles that address difficulties, successes, and/or best practices in distance learning. 
Submission due date is April 30, 2017.

As always, thanks for supporting The Journal of Public and Professional Sociology and GSA!

Linda Treiber and Mel Fein

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