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Edited By: Alessandro Bonanno
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Online ISSN: 1549-0831
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Rural Sociology Best Paper Award
Professor Leah Schmalzbauer is the receipient of the Rural Sociology best paper award for 2011 (Volume 76) for her article "Doing Gender": Ensuring Survival: Mexican Migration and Economic Crisis in the Rural Mountain West (Rural Sociology, 76.4). Wiley-Blackwell funds this award.
Leah Schmalzbauer (PhD Boston College 2004) is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Montana State University. Leah is an ethnographer whose current research focuses on gender, family and Mexican migration in the rural Mountain West. She will spend the 2012-2013 Academic Year as a visiting scholar at the Center for Social Anthropological Research (CIESAS) in Oaxaca, Mexico. There she will complete her book, The Last Best Place?: Gender, Family and Migration in the New West. In addition to appearing in Rural Sociology, Leah's research has appeared in several academic journals, most notably the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Gender and Society, Global Networks and the Journal of Marriage and Family. Leah's first book, Striving and Surviving: A Daily Life Analysis of Honduran Transnational Families was published by Routledge Press in 2005.
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Seeking New Editor of Rural Sociology
The Rural Sociological Society seeks an Editor of Rural Sociology for a three-year term beginning July 2014. The RSS Council will appoint the new Editor in February 2014 at the Mid-Year meeting. The RS editor should have an intellectual vision for the journal as well as strong leadership and organizational skills. Editor-Elect will be appointed starting April 1, 2014 to begin training and setting up editorial office that will be fully functioning by July 1, 2014 so that she/he can produce RS starting with the first issue of 2015 (which will need to be in-press by Dec 2014). The Editor-designate will work with current Rural Sociology editor, Alessandro Bonanno, to learn the business of publishing the journal, to build relationships with our publisher Wiley-Blackwell, and to prepare Volume 80 (2015, Issue 1). End date of appointment will be with issue 4 for 2017. The Editor reports to the Publications Committee and Council.
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