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Report of the ASA Task Force on Membership Lays Out a Blueprint for Change

What do you think would help make ASA a more vibrant, effective association? This question was at the heart of the survey of current and former members of the association fielded by the ASA Task Force on Membership, which received more than 2,500 responses. As part of their work, the Task Force also conducted an external benchmarking study, a study of 11 years of administrative membership data, 5 focus groups, a wiki survey, and 12 follow up interviews.

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2019 ASA Election Results

ASA is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 ASA election. Thank you to all the candidates who generously volunteered their service, and congratulations to the new members of our leadership team. Aldon Morris, Northwestern University, has been elected the 112th President of the American Sociological Association, and Rhacel Salazar Parrenas , University of Southern California, has been elected Vice President. Professors Morris and Parrenas will assume their respective offices in August 2020, following a year of service as President-elect and Vice President-elect (2018-2019).

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