Organizations and Their Effectiveness

June 27 through July 8, 2016

Robert Gibbons, Economics and Management, MIT
Woody Powell, Education and Sociology, Stanford University


The CASBS 2016 summer institute, Organizations and Their Effectiveness, will take place from June 27 through July 8, 2016 at the Center on the Stanford University campus. Ten fellowships will be awarded to cover tuition, room and board, and travel. The deadline for applications will be in early January; decisions will be sent mid-February 2016.

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Please join us for the 6th annual Arizona Methods Workshops
January 7-9, 2016

These 3-day workshops are open to everyone and are hosted by the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where all workshops are held.

This year we are offering 6 workshops:
~ Qualitative Data Analysis in ATLAS.ti with Corey Abramson
~ Programming in Stata with Jennifer Earl
~ Introduction to Social Network Analysis with Joe Galaskiewicz
~ Qualitative Comparative Analysis with Claude Rubinson
~ Introduction to R with Katerina Sinclair
~ Introduction to Machine Learning with Jacob Foster

Cost is $400 for one workshop and $650 for two.  Students receive a 50% discount.  Graduate students can apply for the Scott R. Eliason Scholarship, which offers free tuition.

For details, registration, and information about lodging and scholarships:

Downloadable and printable flyer:

Please direct questions to:
Erin Leahey, Organizer

The ASA Committee on Publications encourages applications for the editorships of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior and Sociology of Education. The official term for the new editors (or co-editors) will begin in January 2017 (the editorial transition will start in summer 2016) and is for a minimum of three years (until December 2019), with a possible reappointment of up to an additional two years. See complete application procedures and samples of previous successful proposals.

Are you interested in joining the Marxist Sociology Section?

Current membership for the Marxist Sociology Section is 284. We need 16 more members to hit 300 and to receive an additional session.
If you are a current member of the ASA and are not a member of the Marxist Sociology Section, please consider joining this section.
It is $12 for professors and $7 for students.

For the next 20 people who renew their membership by the end of the month, they will receive a free six-month subscription to Monthly Review.
After renewing, send Brett Clark ( your invoice and address. Brett will pass this information along to Monthly Review.


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