Resources & Opportunities
- Departments of Sociology in the U.S.
- Rural Health Policy -US Dept
- SocioWeb - Sociological Resources
- Episte Links - Philosophy Resources
- Child Welfare Information Gateway - substance abuse, statistics
- Careers in Criminal Justice
Sociological Literary Resources
- The Qualitative Report - An online journal dedicated to qualitative research and critical inquiry.
- Census Bureau Press Releases- Provides announcements of new statistics related to a wide range of subjects. Searchable by subject or by date.
- Data on the Net - A collection of Internet sites of Social Science statistical data, data catalogs, data libraries, social science gateways, addresses and more
- World Resources Institute - Provides statistical projections regarding urbanization.
- Careers in Criminal Justice
- Florida State University
- CJ Students- Topics of Interest
- Bureau of Justice
- U.S. Department of Justice
- U.S. Marshal Service
- Central Intelligence Agency
- Bureau of Justice Statistics
- National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
- Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
Law Enforcement Resources:
- Cookeville Police Department
- Federal Bureau of Prisons
- Law Enforcement Careers
- The Police Officer's Internet Directory Jobs Page
- Nashville (Metro) Police Department
Sociology Associations with Student Memberships:
American Sociological Association
American Society of Criminology
Association for the Sociology of Religion
Communication and Information Technologies Section of the American Sociological Association
Eastern Sociological Society
Mid-South Sociological Association
Midwest Sociological Society (MSS)
North Central Sociological Association
Rural Sociological Society (RSS)
Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
Society for the Study of Social Problems
Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction
Sociologists Without Borders
Sociologists for Women in Society
Southern Sociological Association
Conferences are excellent opportunities to present your own work and to learn what others are doing.
2011 Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting
Each year, the Southern Sociological Society has an annual meeting somewhere in the southeast in late-March to early-April. This year, the meeting will take place in Jacksonville, Florida from April 6 to April 9. The SSS strongly supports undergraduate professional development. Accordingly, undergraduate students are welcome to present their work in a comfortable, supportive environment at the annual meeting. The undergraduate paper presentation sessions are identical to other paper presentation sessions except that these sessions have only undergraduate presenters.
The deadline for submitting a paper is December 1, 2010. Additional details regarding application procedures, etc., will be available shortly.
Interested students can contact Dr. Steven Seiler, firstname.lastname@example.org, for additional information.
19th Annual Tennessee Undergraduate Social Science Symposium
Talking Trash: Garbage in Society and the Environment
November 2nd and 3rd, 2010
Middle Tennessee State University
James Union Building
Students are invited to submit presentation proposals to MTSU's annual Tennessee Undergraduate Social Science Symposium. This year's theme examines garbology, the environment, and society; however papers on all social science topics are welcome. If you are interested in presenting, please submit the title of your paper, your university affiliation, and your contact information (email address and mailing address) to: Dr. Brian Hinote at email@example.com or Dr. Meredith Dye at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to submit a hard copy of the information, please mail it to:
Dr. Brian Hinote
Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology
MTSU Box 10
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
The deadline for submission is: Wednesday, October 27, 2010.
There are no fees for student participants presenting papers. Presentations will be organized into topical panels and will be moderated by a faculty member or graduate student. Presentation time slots are typically 12-15 minutes long.
**A prize will be awarded for the best undergraduate paper presented.
To enter the paper competition and be considered for a cash award, please submit complete papers (not to exceed 25 pages, double-spaced) to Dr. Brian Hinote at email@example.com no later than Wednesday, October 27th.
If you wish to submit a hard copy, please mail it by that date to Dr. Hinote at the address above. **
For more information, contact Dr. Meredith Dye at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Brian Hinote at email@example.com.
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Using the Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics to Study Crime
June 9 – July 29, 2011
Click here for details about the REU Program
Graduate Programs in Sociology
Criminology, Environmental Sociology, Political Economy
General Sociology; Applied Sociology
Arts, culture, religion; Cities, states, and political economy; Deviant behavior and social control; Gender and sexuality; Health and the life course; Race, ethnicity, and immigration; Social movements, politics, and power; Work, labor, and occupations
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Comparative Political Economy and Global Analysis; Culture; Social Psychology; Social Inequality
MA, PhD, Joint MA/PhD
Family, Health, and Life Course; ·Gender and Sexuality; Race and Urban Studies
Criminology, Deviance, & Law; Race, Gender, & Class; Culture; Social Psychology; Work, Occupation, & Organization
crime, law and deviance; family, health and children at risk; political sociology and social movements, rural sociology and development; social inequalities; and work, organization and economy
Community Development, Criminology, Social Demography and Social Inequality
Culture & Identity; Health, Aging, and Environment; Political & Economic Institutions and Social Movements; Social Control & Deviance; Social Inequalities
Comparative and Historical Sociology; Population Studies; Medical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Stratification; Social Psychology; Sociology of Religion
organizational studies, work and occupations, sociology of the economy, social movements, comparative and historical sociology, life course and family studies, social stratification, social psychology, sociology of religion, quantitative methods, social theory, demography and human ecology
Criminology/ Public Sociology
Crime, Deviance and Social Control; Family and Life Course; Global Social Change and Development; Inequality: Class, Race, and Gender; Rural and Community Sociology; Work, Industry and Organizations
Historical Sociology; Cultural Sociology; Education; Family; Law and Society; Political Sociology; Religion; Sex and Gender; Stratification
Africana Studies; Criminology/Delinquency; Cultural Sociology; Deviant Behavior; Medical Sociology; Mental Health; Work and Labor Markets