Endowed Chair Opening at Florida State

The Florida State University Department of Sociology invites applications for the Mildred and Claude Pepper Eminent Scholar Chair in Social Gerontology. The Pepper Eminent Scholar Chair is an endowed position tied to the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy. The Chair is expected to complementContinue reading “Endowed Chair Opening at Florida State”

Seeking nominations for SALC Council — Deadline Oct 15

Please consider nominating yourself, a colleague, or a graduate student to serve on SALC council! This is a wonderful opportunity to become more involved with our section activities, including serving on paper award committees, helping to organize sessions at the annual meeting, and developing section programs and initiatives. Please email Deborah Carr (carrds@rutgers.edu) by OctoberContinue reading “Seeking nominations for SALC Council — Deadline Oct 15”

Special issue of Journal of Gerontology on methodological innovations

Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences invites papers for an upcoming joint special issue on methodological innovations in psychosocial research on aging. Authors are encouraged to apply innovative methods and data resources to both emerging or core questions in social gerontology. Authors also are encouraged to conclude with a brief assessment of theContinue reading “Special issue of Journal of Gerontology on methodological innovations”

International Conference on Social Stress Research — Call for Papers

The 15th International Conference on Social Stress Research will be held June 4-6, 2016 in San Diego, CA at the W Hotel. The International Conference on Social Stress has become an important conference for scholars working in the area of stress and health and a major forum for sharing new research that incorporates components ofContinue reading “International Conference on Social Stress Research — Call for Papers”

Scholarships to Conduct Dissertation Research at BAGSS

The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS) invites applications for up to 6 starter scholarships for doctoral candidates. The scholarships are available from April 1st, 2016, for one year. We welcome applications from graduates aiming to write their doctoral thesis at BAGSS. A scholarship will enable you to develop an excellent research proposal and submitContinue reading “Scholarships to Conduct Dissertation Research at BAGSS”

Nominate a Colleague for one of ASA’s Major Awards

From now and until January 29, 2016, ASA is accepting nominations for its nine major awards. Each August the American Sociological Association proudly presents awards to individuals and groups deserving of recognition. ASA members are encouraged to submit nominations for the following ASA awards. The deadline for nominations is provided with each award criteria. EachContinue reading “Nominate a Colleague for one of ASA’s Major Awards”

Summer 2015 Newsletter is here

The Summer 2015 issue of the Section on Aging and the Life Course Newsletter is now available! In this issue you will find… news from SALC Chair Deborah Carr the SALC 2015 election results and award winners information on SALC sessions at the 2015 ASA meetings in Chicago …and much more. You can access it onContinue reading “Summer 2015 Newsletter is here”