Meeting: Public Sociology Association

The Public Sociology Association at George Mason, in conjunction with the Graduate Sociology Student Association, is hosting an open meeting for all sociology graduate students.

Date: Thursday, October 1st 2015

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: 4th Floor Conference Room (4006), Commerce Building, GMU Fairfax Campus

Parking: Available w/ GMU Parking Pass or Free for 1 hour, located directly behind building

Agenda items include (but are not limited to):

  • Choosing the flagship cause for the April 2016 PSA conference
  • Expanding Content for the PSA Website
  • What do we want to do this year? choosing action items and committees to get these done

Past Action Items and Events have included: Student Socials, Writing Groups, Guest Speakers, Brown Bags, Professional Development days, Student Representation, Student Newsletters


The Commerce Building is located down the street from the Fairfax main campus, at 4087 University Dr. (directly next to the Fire Department). From main campus it is a 3-5 minute drive. It takes between 15-20 minutes to walk there from main campus. Here it is on Google maps: Commerce Building

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Panel on Capitol Hill: The Role of Religion in the 2016 Run for the White House

The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress is putting on an event this Wednesday that many of us would be highly interested in. Particularly if you are interested in religion, especially how it affects political and social movements.

The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress is hosting a panel discussing the role of religion in the 2016 Presidential Election. Distinguished professor at Welsey Theological Seminary, Mike McCurry, is moderating a panel of experts in the realm of religion and politics. Panelists include former Congressmen Lincoln Davis (D-TN, 2003-2011), Amo Houghton (R-NY, 1987-2005), and Frank Wolf (R-VA, 1981-2015), as well as “Religion Reporter of the Year” Michelle Boorstein from the Washington Post. Please join us Wednesday, June 17th at 2:30pm at the Congressional Meeting Room South of the Capitol Visitor Center. Please RSVP to Sharon Witiw,, or call 202-507-4847.

Check out more details on this flyer.