American Sociological Association
The American Sociological Association (ASA) is a society dedicated to the advancement of sociology as a discipline and professional field in the United States . It was founded under the name American Sociological Society on December 28, 1905 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore , the initiative for this came from CWA Veditz .
The Society's first president was Lester Frank Ward , and the founding board included William Graham Sumner (first vice president), Franklin H. Giddings (second vice president) and Veditz as secretary and treasurer.
The ASA holds annual conferences and publishes several academic journals , including the American Sociological Review . With around 14,000 members (academic teachers, students, researchers, and professionals), it has the largest number of sociological professional organizations worldwide.
- The ASA Story: Establishment of the Organization .
- Introducing Mary Romero, 2019 ASA President , footnotes. A publication of the American Sociological Association , September / October 2018.
- Introducing Christine Williams, 2020 ASA Presidentt , footnotes. A publication of the American Sociological Association , September / October 2019.