The  Michigan Sociological Association's fall conference October 15/16 will be themed around Social Justice, Health and the Environment with Keynote speaker Dr. Sacoby Wilson from UMD School of Public Health. We have themed 15 sessions currently:

1. Media

2. Crime and Criminal Justice

3. Poverty

4. Gender

5. Race and Ethnicity

6. Urban Studies

7. Global Studies


9. Education

10. Health

11. Migration

12. Health

13. Open Educational Resources

14. Environment

15. Undergraduate student paper session(s)


If you wish to submit to present in any of these sessions or might have a session idea of your own that you wish to chair please send and abstract to:


For the paper session we would ask for an abstract to our V.P.: Rosina Hassoun:


We strongly encourage anyone who have students who wish to present to make sure they send in an abstract also. We do our best to accommodate student papers and often have more than one session.


An official call for papers will be sent out soon to Michigan colleges and universities, if you want to make sure you receive the flyer please send an email to Michael Macaluso: