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SWS Past Treasurer, Mangala Subramaniam, named Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair for Leadership Excellence at Purdue University

SWS is pleased to announce that SWS Past Treasurer, Mangala Subramaniam, has been named the Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair for Leadership Excellence at Purdue University. The announcement states, “In her new role, Subramaniam serves as director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, leading its mission to develop leadership capacity through research, education and collaborations that helps to advance the inclusion of women and broaden their representation in academic administration. The appointment is effective Aug. 14.”

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SWS Members Leading the ASA

Sociologists for Women in Society would like to congratulate the following SWS members who were elected to serve in the 2017 American Sociological Association elections. 



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Transgender Students Face “Dizzying Array” of Criteria To Determine ‘Womanhood’ When Applying To U.S. Women’s Colleges

Study of nine publicly-adopted transgender admissions policies reveals inconsistencies in biology-, identity-, and legal-based measures to answer the question, “who is a woman?”

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ASA Annual Survey Results

The results are in! Inform your voting decision for the ASA election. Click on a candidate’s name to view their survey response:

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Feminist Activism Awardee Campus Visit.

We, Sociologists for Women in Society, are delighted to acknowledge our 2016 Feminist Activism Awardee Dr. Kris De Welde who is prepared to visit a U. S. campus in the coming months. She will deliver a talk entitled: The Relevance, Reward, and Risk of Feminist Activism in the Academy.  

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