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Chair: Harry Perlstadt (Michigan State University)
Secretary/Treasurer: Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld (Arizona State University)
The idea for ASA-ORN began with a conversation between Rosalyn Benjamin Darling and Natalie Sokoloff that led to a session at the Eastern Sociological Society meetings in 2009. The success of "ESSORN" led members Roz Darling and Peter Stein to propose the creation of a national ORN, and an exploratory gathering was held at the 2013 ASA annual meeting. After that meeting, four retired sociologists living in Chapel Hill, NC (Roz, Peter, Jon Darling, and Tuck Green) submitted a proposal to ASA to formalize the group.
ASA Retirement Network (ASARN)
ARTICLE I: Organization
The name of the organization shall be American Sociological Association Retirement Network (ASARN).
ARTICLE II: Purposes
The Retirement Network exists to:
ASA Opportunities in Retirement Network Newsletter Archive
ORN Member Publications Directory 2017-2018
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The CoRI Retirement Index: Provides a daily measure of how much annual income your current savings could generate beginning at age 65. The tool is deigned to be used by people age 55 - 64, the age group upon which this index is based.
The listserv was launched in April and is open to all members of ASA-ORN and other interested ASA members. (However, one may opt out of participation in the listserv and still remain an ASA-ORN member.)
So far, the list has generated lively discussions and has connected many folks with old friends and former students, professors, and colleagues. Several interest groups have emerged from these discussions, including one led by Art Shostak on research about retirement communities.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior invites manuscripts for a special issue on “Medical Sociology: Findings, Challenges, and Future Directions” to be edited by Amy Burdette, Michael McFarland, Miles Taylor, and Miranda Waggoner.
Washington, DC: A formal statement issued by the American Sociological Association (www.asanet.org/studentevaluations), and endorsed by 17 other scholarly associations, describes the current use of student evaluations of teaching as “problematic” and identifies ways to use student feedback appropriately as one part of holistic assessment of teaching effectiveness in institutions of higher education.