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Reshaping the Study of Sociology...

Visitors

Many of society's most pressing problems are no longer just "social." From the maintenance of genetic diversity to the disposal of radioactive wastes, from toxics in the groundwater below us to global warming of the atmosphere above, the challenges of the 21st century are increasingly coming to involve society's relationships with the environment and technologies upon which we all depend. Read More »

Students

From the maintenance of genetic diversity to the disposal of radioactive wastes, from toxics in the groundwater to climate change in the atmosphere above, some of the most serious challenges of the 21st century involve society's relationships with the environment and technologies upon which we all depend. Read More »

Members

Since you're already a Section member, you already know about who we are and what we do, but we'd like to call your attention to several new features of the site Read More »

Section News

Summer 2016 Section Newsletter

July 11, 2016

The Summer 2016 issue of the Environment, Technology and Society Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A quick note from the current ETS chair, Ken Gould, on this summer's ASA sessions, a history of our section and trends by Riley Dunlap, section award winners, recent publications, and more!


ETS Election Results

July 6, 2016

The Environment and Technology Section is proud to announce the results of our recent election. Our newly elected officers will assume office following the business meeting of the Section at the ASA Annual Meeting.

Chair-Elect: Tammy L. Lewis, City University of New York – Brooklyn College
Council Member-at-Large: Kishi Animashaun Ducre, Syracuse University
Nominations Committee Chair: Brian Gareau, Boston College
Policy and Research Committee Chair: Alissa Cordner, Whitman College
Publications Chair: Stefano Longo, North Carolina State University
Student Member: Jordan Fox Besek, University of Oregone

Congratulations to our new Section Officers!


Spring 2016 Section Newsletter

April 25, 2016

The Spring 2016 issue of the Environment, Technology and Society Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A letter from the current ETS chair, Ken Gould, on growing the section's visibility, comments by Eric Bonds on conflict and climate change, recent publications, and more!


ETS Election Results

June 4, 2015

The Environment and Technology Section is proud to announce the results of our recent election. Our newly elected officers will assume office following the business meeting of the Section at the ASA Annual Meeting.

Chair-Elect: Andrew Jorgenson, Boston College
Secretary: Brian Mayer, University of Arizona
Membership Committee Chair: Aya Kimura, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Teaching and Outreach Committee Chair: Josh Sbicca, Colorado State University

Congratulations to our new Section Officers!


Winter 2016 Section Newsletter

January 20, 2016

The Winter 2016 issue of the Environment, Technology and Society Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A feature by Bob Brulle and Riley Dunlap on research exposing the Climate Denial Movement, key references for same, recent publications, and more!


Fall 2015 Section Newsletter

November 1, 2015

The Fall 2015 issue of the Environment, Technology and Society Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: a letter from the chair, examples of an action-oriented environmental sociology project for the classroom, the latest books and articles in the field, and more!


Summer 2015 Section Newsletter

July 25, 2015

The Summer 2015 issue of the Environment, Technology and Society Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: Publication announcement of the report of the ETS Climate Change Task Force, Society and Climate Change: Sociological Perspectives (Oxford University Press), along with a 30% discount voucher; ETS Section Awards; ETS Election Announcements; A feature article on the recent encyclical of Pope Francis in sociological perspective; A feature article on service learning and environmental sociology; A list of the latest books and articles in the field, and more.


Spring 2015 Section Newsletter

April 28, 2015

The Spring 2015 issue of the Environment, Technology and Society Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A call for action oriented teaching exercises, a new journal for the disciplined titled “Environmental Sociology”, program advertisements, a position announcement, publications, member news, and more.


Climate Change Teach-In

A listing of climate change resources is provided here for sociology instructors. Suggestions for additional resources are gladly accepted. Please send them to Kari Norgaard at norgaakm@whitman.edu.


Environmental Sociology Climate Change Literature

Section members have compiled an extensive bibliography of environmental sociology climate change publications, made available as a PDF.