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Released: 3-Dec-2020 9:00 AM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss Vaccines and COVID-19
American Sociological Association (ASA)

As coronavirus cases rage throughout the United States—killing more than a quarter million in the U.S.—news of the effectiveness of vaccine candidates provides hope.

Released: 4-Sep-2020 5:30 AM EDT
Sociologists Available to Comment on Police Brutality and Racial Inequality
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The murders of George Floyd and Jacob Blake are part of a continuum of police brutality toward Black individuals, which too often ends with murder. Sociologists study how this issue of police violence is related to class, race, and inequality.

Released: 16-Jul-2020 1:20 PM EDT
Sociologists Available to Discuss Schools Reopening During a Pandemic
American Sociological Association (ASA)

As school districts grapple with how to plan for the start of the 2020 school year, parents, teachers, and administrators are divided on the best approach. Sociologists study education, families, inequality, access, and a number of other issues related to schools reopening.

Released: 25-Jul-2017 6:05 PM EDT
Sociologist Available to Discuss Government Leaks and Policy within the Media
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The ASA has a sociologist available to discuss how leaks of classified information shape policy discourse.

Released: 22-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss Refugees and Immigration
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The American Sociological Association has sociologists available to discuss the latest news related to refugees, Muslims, and immigration.

Released: 13-Jun-2016 11:50 AM EDT
Sociologists Available to Discuss Orlando Nightclub Massacre
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The American Sociological Association has sociologists available to discuss the Orlando nightclub massacre from a variety of perspectives.

Released: 24-May-2016 2:30 PM EDT
Sociologists Available to Discuss Transgender-Related Issues
American Sociological Association (ASA)

Earlier this year, North Carolina brought the transgender community into the spotlight by passing legislation requiring people to use public bathrooms that correspond with the gender on their birth certificates. The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss this and other transgender-related issues.

Released: 5-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST
Sociologist Available to Discuss Antigovernment Protest in Oregon
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The American Sociological Association (ASA) has a sociologist available to discuss the situation in Oregon involving armed antigovernment protesters.

Released: 3-Dec-2015 8:05 AM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss Mass Shootings and Gun Culture
American Sociological Association (ASA)

In the wake of yesterday’s tragic event in San Bernardino, California, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss mass shootings and gun culture.

Released: 19-Nov-2015 8:05 AM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday-Related Topics: Family, Religion, Consumerism, and Mental Health
American Sociological Association (ASA)

As the holiday season begins, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss holiday-related topics, including family, religion, consumerism, and mental health.

Released: 25-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Sociologists Available to Discuss Same-Sex Marriage
American Sociological Association (ASA)

With the Supreme Court of the United States expected to rule imminently in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which addresses the matter of marriage equality and the constitutional status of state bans on same-sex marriage, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has a number of sociologists available to discuss same-sex marriage.

Released: 28-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT
Sociologists Available to Discuss Same-Sex Marriage
American Sociological Association (ASA)

With the Supreme Court of the United States hearing oral arguments today in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which addresses the matter of marriage equality and the constitutional status of state bans on same-sex marriage, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has a number of sociologists available to discuss same-sex marriage.

Released: 10-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss Valentine’s Day-Related Topics
American Sociological Association (ASA)

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss topics ranging from dating, love, and consumerism to weddings, sex, and sadness.

Released: 24-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday-Related Topics Ranging From Shopping to Sadness
American Sociological Association (ASA)

As the holiday season begins, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss holiday-related topics ranging from shopping to sadness.

Released: 27-Oct-2014 10:45 AM EDT
Sociologists Available to Discuss Election-Related Issues
American Sociological Association (ASA)

With Election Day just around the corner, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss election-related issues, including public opinion, the politics of fear, voting blocs, and campaign finance.

Released: 25-Nov-2013 8:45 AM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday Shopping Season
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss various aspects of the holiday shopping season.

Released: 7-Nov-2013 3:40 PM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss Passage of Employment Non-Discrimination Act
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The American Sociological Association has sociologists available to discuss the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act — which prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Released: 24-Jun-2013 10:55 AM EDT
Sociologists Available to Discuss Supreme Court’s Rulings in the Gay Marriage Cases
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss the Supreme Court’s rulings in the same-sex marriage cases.

Released: 29-Apr-2013 4:00 PM EDT
Sociologists Available to Discuss NBA Player Jason Collins’ Decision to Come Out
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss NBA player Jason Collins’ decision to publicly announce that he is gay, making him the first active male athlete in a major American professional team sport to come out.

Released: 16-Apr-2013 5:15 PM EDT
Sociologists Available to Discuss Terrorist Attack at Boston Marathon
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss the terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon from a variety of perspectives.

Released: 28-Jan-2013 1:20 PM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss Immigration Reform
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss immigration reform. A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators will unveil an immigration reform package today and President Obama is expected to address immigration reform on Tuesday.

Released: 17-Dec-2012 10:40 AM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss School Shootings and Their Aftermath
American Sociological Association (ASA)

In the wake of the recent Newtown, Connecticut, massacre that left 27 victims dead, including 20 elementary school students, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss school shootings and how families and communities recover from these types of tragedies.

Released: 7-Nov-2012 2:35 PM EST
Sociologists Available to Discuss How Changing Demographics Affected Presidential Election
American Sociological Association (ASA)

The American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss how the country’s changing demographics helped President Obama win the presidential election.


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