- Dalton Conley (NYU), author of
You May Ask Yourself: An Introduction to Thinking like a Sociologist
Being Black: Living in the Red
and the newly-released Parentology: Everything You Wanted to Know
about the Science of Raising Children, but Were Too Exhausted to Ask
- Lisa Wade (Occidental), founding editor of the wildly popular and award-winning website, Sociological Images.
on the status of the social sciences in politics and public affairs
- Theda Skocpol (Harvard), creator and convener of the nationwide Scholars Strategy Network.
- MSS President Kevin Leicht (Iowa) who is currently serving a term with the National Science Foundation in Washington, DC.
“Getting Serious about Inequality”
MSS President Kevin Leicht (Iowa, NSF)
"On the Status of Public Universities"
John Holmwood (University of Nottingham, UK;
Past President of the British Sociological Association)