"Marching over its stumbling blocks,  nothing will stop the steady growth of    sociology" 
 -- Lester Ward 

The major objective of the PSS is to provide a forum for communication for sociologists working in diverse settings: education, industry, government, voluntary associations, or solo practitioners; and to increase understanding of the interplay of sociological knowledge and social research. An adjunct objective is to assist future sociologists in developing their careers.

    Membership in the PSS is open to anyone who has expressed or demonstrated an interest in the field of sociology. There are no restrictions on race, sex, age, creed, or national origin. Active members are those who paid dues for the current year.

    The PSS sponsors a professional journal (Sociological Viewpoints), a two-day annual fall meeting, a newsletter, and numerous award competitions.

    Come in, look around, and see what we're all about.


2019-20 OFFICERS


Elizabeth Bugaighis, Ph.D.

Northampton Community College


Immediate Past President

Michele Kozimor-King, Ph.D.

Elizabethtown College


President Elect
Barbara Prince, Ph.D.

Lebanon Valley College




Samuel Claster, Ph.D. - Edinboro University




Jeffrey Langstraat, Ph.D.

Community College of Allegheny County



Editor, Sociological Viewpoints

Patricia Neff Claster, Ph.D. - Edinboro University



PSS 2019-20 President

Elizabeth Bugaighis, Ph.D.

Dean of Academic Affairs

Northampton Community College

3835 Green Pond Road
Bethlehem, PA 18020


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