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Congratulations Sociology PhD student Claire Anderson on her Summer Language Institute Scholarship

Congratulations Sociology PhD student Claire Anderson on her Summer Language Institute Scholarship

Claire will be studying Polish at the University of Pittsburgh's Slavic, Eastern European and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute to support her dissertation research.

SSSP General Elections

SSSP General Elections

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is holding its 2019 General Elections. Voting will begin on February 15, 2019, and the poll will close on March 15, 2019. Prof. John Dale is one of two candidates on the ballot for President-Elect this year. If you are a member of the SSSP, please vote. If you are not a member of the SSSP, but are interested in becoming a member, visit https://www.sssp1.org/ . (And then vote!) This year’s annual meeting will be held in New York City, August 9-11.

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IIR Releases New Report on Immigrant Teachers

IIR Releases New Report on Immigrant Teachers

While immigrants comprise 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up only 11 percent of all teachers. This paper and infographic provide a statistical and demographic portrait of immigrant teachers in the United States and highlight differences between native- and foreign-born teachers as well as between postsecondary and non-postsecondary teachers.

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