University of Southern California JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: The University of Southern California (USC) Leonard Davis School of Gerontology seeks to increase the number and diversity of tenure-track faculty conducting research on Latino Aging, both in the United States and across Latin America. The search committee is looking for candidates to join the outstanding faculty in understandingContinue reading “Job Announcement – University of Southern California”
This is a call for proposals for Volume 21 of Advances in Medical Sociology, which will focus on the social determinants of sexual and gender minority (SGM) health, and the illness and health care experiences of this group across the globe. Additional information about the aims and scope of the volume is provided below. ArticlesContinue reading “Call for Paper Proposals – Sexual and Gender Minority Health”
Matilda White Riley Distinguished Scholar Award This annual award honors a scholar in the field of aging and the life course who has shown exceptional achievement in research, theory, policy analysis, or who has otherwise advanced knowledge of aging and the life course. We have two ways to nominate a colleague for the MWR DistinguishedContinue reading “Call for Nominations: MWR Award”
The Summer 2018 issue of the Section on Aging & the Life Course Newsletter is now available. Check out the news from Pam Herd, browse the section schedule for ASA, and congratulate our newly elected officers.
The latest issue of the SALC Newsletter is now available. The Fall issue includes news from Section Chair Pam Herd, Five Questions for Chair-Elect Elizabeth Cooksey, photos and award-winners from the 2017 meetings in Quebec, and much more!
Madonna Harrington Meyer and Jennifer Karas Montez, Professors at Syracuse University, are editors of the Routledge Society and Aging Series. Books in this series, which include state-of-the-art reviews of the literature and original analyses, are intended for scholars, graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and policy makers. Faculty in the field of aging and the life courseContinue reading “Routledge Society and Aging Book Series”
The Claude Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy announced a new post-doctoral fellowship opportunity for 2017-18. Deadline for applications is June 15. The Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, located within the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University, is currently recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow for a one-year positionContinue reading “Social Gerontology Post-doc Opportunity”
New section documents are now available. First is the SALC Newsletter for Fall 2016. Download your copy to read an overview of the sessions and celebrations at the 2016 annual meeting in Seattle, and to hear from the new Section Chair Jessica Kelley-Moore. Also available are the minutes from the Section’s business meeting in Seattle.Continue reading “Newsletter & Minutes Available”
Recruit your colleagues and students! Current members of ASA can join new sections through the end of September and be counted in this year’s roster. While our immediate goal is to get to 600, our longer-term goal is to increase interest in SALC across other subfields of sociology. Consider approaching that colleague whose work hasContinue reading “Wanted: New Members!”
Read SALC member Stacy Marlena Torres’ recent Oped on age transitions in LA’s Skid Row.