Upper Division First Place:  Sarah Frank Second Place:  Carl Swierczak Lower Division First Place:  Eri Svenson Second Place:  Amali Fernando Third Place: Julia Mendes

The 2016 ISA conference will be held at Heartland Community College. The conference theme is “Integrating Sociology into Everyday Life.” Please contact President Doug Dowell (doug.dowell@heartland.edu) with conference session proposals. Dates are to be determined, but will be sometime in October/November.  

The Illinois Sociological Association will not be holding a meeting in 2015. The Student Paper Competition is still being held (rules).

The 2015 ISA conference will be held November 6 at Heartland Community College in Normal, IL. The conference theme is “Integrating Sociology into Everyday Life.” Check out the call for papers.  

It’s time to begin thinking about the 2015 student paper competition! Be sure to review the rules: ISA Undergraduate Student Paper Competition Submission Rules 2015  ISA Graduate Student Paper Competition Submission Rules 2015 And, if you are curious, here is a link to a listing of the previous winners. Good luck!    

Lower Division: First Place: “Getting by in America: Struggles Faced by the Working Poor” Blake Miller (Eastern Illinois University) Second Place: “Rampage” Nicole Hagen (Bradley University) Third Place: “We Will Shoot Back–Akiyele Omawale Umoja” Michael Rosenbaum (Eastern Illinois University) Upper Division: First Place: “Fight Club and One-Dimensionaility” Ghanay Gloude (Bradley University) Second Place: “The Plight […]

Parking near the MLK Jr. Student Union for the conference is close by and easy to find. On Friday, a visitors’ parking pass can be purchased for $1.50 at the University Police Department, which is located near the Union and has a visitor parking lot. The easiest route is to come onto campus via 9th […]