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MSS Volunteer Opportunities

Members of MSS may self-nominate for MSS committees by emailing the Executive office with your name, contact information and committee interest. Appointments will be finalized at the Fall board meeting. All appointments are made by the current MSS Board President.

Members interested in nominating themselves or others for elected seats on the MSS Board of Directors (President, State Director, or At-Large Director) may contact the Executive office with your name, contact information and the nominee’s name and contact information. Nominations will be submitted to the Nominations and Elections committee for review. Please confirm the nominee’s interest prior to submitting names.


Jobs / Academic Positions

Institution: Mississippi State University, Department of Sociology

Position: Department Head (rank of Professor) 

Starting Date: July 1, 2019

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

-posted through May 1, 2019

Institution: Furman University, Dept of Sociology

Position: 1-year Visiting Instructor

Starting Date: Fall 2019

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

 -posted through June 18, 2019

Institution: Elmhurst College, Dept of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Position: 1-year Visiting Assistant Professor

Starting Date: Fall 2019

Learn more about this posting here.

 -posted through June 15, 2019

Institution: Waldorf University, Dept of Criminal Justice

Position: Full-time tenure-track faculty position

Starting Date: Fall 2019

Learn more about this posting or apply for the position here.

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

 -posted through August 1, 2019

Institution: Hartwick College, Dept of Sociology

Position: Full-time 3-year term appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor

Starting Date: August 2019

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

 -posted through May 15, 2019


Other Opportunities 

ASA is now accepting applications for the Carla B. Howery Teaching Enhancement Fund. The fund provides small grants to support projects that advance the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning within the discipline of Sociology. ASA Membership is not a criterion for application or selection, but recipients must be ASA members before the final award is made. Please visit the link below to learn more about the award and the application. For questions and clarification, please contact [email protected]

Call for Papers
Journal of Education & Social Policy
ISSN: 2375-0782 (Print), 2375-0790 (Online)
DOI: 10.30845/jesp
Journal of Education & Social Policy (JESP) is an open access, peer reviewed, and fully refereed international academic journal published by Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI), USA. The main objective of JESP is to provide a platform for the international scholars, academicians and researchers to share the contemporary thoughts in the fields of education and social policies. JBEP aims to promote policy development in education and thus become the leading international journal in education in the world.
The journal publishes research papers in the all the fields of education and social policy stated below:
Education: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Health Promotion, Minor Education Studies, Special Education, Nutrition Education, Bilingual Education, International Training And Education, Learning Disabilities, Teaching, Peace And Conflict Resolution, Curriculum And Instruction, Experiential Learning, Social Justice And Urban Education, Psychology Of Education, Technology In Education, Gender And Cultural Diversity In School, Comparative And International Education, Cultural Factors In Higher Education, Education And Social Change, Children's Literature, Language And Literacy Learning, Education And Public Policy, Leadership Skills, Classroom Management, Legal Issues In Education, Student Teaching, and so on.
Social Policy: Human Rights, Social Work, Social Welfare, Gender, Women’s Studies, Religion, Welfare State, Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, Environmental Policy, Economic Policy, Human Behavior, Pensions, Health Care, Social Housing, Social Care, Child Protection, Social Exclusion, Education Policy, Crime and Criminal Justice and so on.
The journal is published in both print and online.
JESP publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in education will occasionally be published.
JESP is indexed with and included in Cabell’s, EBSCO, Ulrich’s, DRJI, InfoBase Index, and Gale. Moreover the journal is under the indexing process with ISI, ERIC, DOAJ, Scopus, and Econlit.
DOI® number: Each paper published in Journal of Education & Social Policy is assigned a DOI® number. The DOI of this journal is 10.30845/jesp
JESP is inviting papers for Vol. 6 No. 2 which is scheduled to be published on June 30, 2019.
Last date of submission: May 31, 2019. However, an early submission will get preference in case of review and publication process.
Send your manuscript to the editor at [email protected]
For more information, visit the official website of the journal 

Announcing a Call for Proposals for the 22nd Conference on the Small City & Regional Community:
This year’s conference will take place on October 16-17, 2019, at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.  The theme for consideration will be Population Dynamics: Implications for Small Cities, Towns, and Rural Areas. Conference organizers are seeking proposals focusing on topics including health care, family life, environmental sustainability, education, community economics, workforce development, local government, criminal justice, ethnic and race relations, politics and elections, housing, land use, and civic engagement—all in relation to population changes in micropolitan areas. The extended deadline for proposal submissions is June 30, 2019. Those interested may contact the UWSP Center for the Small City to discuss proposal ideas or other inquiries. Proposals and inquiries may be sent to [email protected] or [email protected].