The Women

The Women’s 1969 Sociology Caucus, Sociologists for Women in Society and the ASA: A Forty Year Retrospective of Women on the Move, [1]  By Pamela Ann Roby Department of Sociology, University of California – Santa Cruz To really understand the meaning of…

The Founding of SWS

This article was written in 2001 by Heather Laube and Beth B. Hess. The “status of women in sociology” emerged as a public issue at the 1969 ASA annual meeting in San Francisco, when Alice Rossi, then a professor at…

History of SWS

“Feminist professionals certainly know about role conflict. SWS is one organization where the various roles of sociologist, activist, parent, partner, friend, mentor, teacher, and writer find holistic support and development. SWS is a home base, a safe house, a launching…

Current Officers and Chairs

Mignon R. Moore, President Mignon R. Moore is Professor of Sociology at Barnard College and Columbia University, and chairs the sociology department at Barnard. She is President-Elect of the Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS). Her areas of expertise are…

SWS Committees

SWS committees are lively centers of activism, scholarship, and support. Committees are listed below, and SWS members are invited to get involved in one (or more) that interests them. All committee meetings except those with an asterisk (*) are open…

Publications

Gender & Society features original feminist research and book reviews from diverse social science disciplines. Read the Gender & Society blog. SWS National members can access Gender & Society by, logging in to your SWS National account and then clicking…

Network News

Network News is the official newsletter of Sociologists for Women in Society, and is published four times a year.   Cover Image Network News Fall 2021 PDF Network News Fall 2021 Word Doc   *Please note that as of the…

Membership

Become an SWS Member Today! https://sws.memberclicks.net Next Year Memberships Can Be Purchased Starting on November 1. For example, you can purchase a 2020 Membership starting on November 1, 2019. If you are interested in purchasing a Multi-Year Membership, please contact…

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Sociologists for Women in Society works to improve women’s lives through advancing and supporting feminist sociological research, activism and scholars. We are a nonprofit, scientific and educational organization with members in the U.S. and overseas.