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  The mission of the California Sociological Association is to promote the scientific study of            society among interested persons within the state of California; to stimulate discussion             and encourage cooperative relations among persons engaged in the scientific study of society;  and  to further the aims of instruction, practice and research in the field of sociology.

To register for the 2015 conference and/or pay your dues, click on the registration and membership tab at the top of the page.  

         If you would rather download the paper form and mail it along with your check to Ed Nelson, please click on this link - [paper form].

To propose a session for the conference, please contact David Smith at .  For a more completed description of the theme of the conference please click on Conference/Sessions.  The deadline for proposal submissions is April 26.  If there is room for additional sessions we will reopen the opportunity for session proposals at a later date.


Please consider submitting nominations for our three student awards -- outstanding community college student, outstanding undergraduate student and outstanding graduate student.  Our student awards are given out at our conference in November.  To see more about the student awards, please go here.


26th Annual California Sociological Association Conference

Location:  Holiday Inn – Capitol Plaza, Sacramento

Dates:  November 13-14, 2015

Conference Theme – Social Realities, Social Change:

The Importance of Global Context

David Smith, President-Elect