Calhoun named president-elect of the Association of Black Sociologists


Dr. Thomas C. Calhoun

Dr. Thomas Calhoun, interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts, has been named president-elect of the Association of Black Sociologists. The announcement came this week during the organization’s 42nd annual conference in Denver, Colo.

Calhoun’s primary research and teaching specialties include deviance, qualitative research methods, and race and ethnic relations.

The ABS’s mission is to build a tradition of scholarship and service, informed by the interests of historically disenfranchised groups in general and Black/African-American people in particular.

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18 thoughts on “Calhoun named president-elect of the Association of Black Sociologists

  1. Congrats….I admire you every since day one as Dean of Sociology. Please know you have influence my life and the life of others. CONGRATS

  2. Im beyond proud to say that I graduated from JSU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. Good Job Dr. Calhoun. Good Job!!

  3. From the moment you came on the campus of Jackson State University, I knew there was greatness in store for the Liberal Arts Department…

    Proud To Be an Alumni-Pamela D. Bully

  4. Congratulations, Dr. Calhoun! You are well deserving of this honor bestowed upon you. Many blessings and best of luck in your new role with the ABS.

  5. You’ve made everyone in the College of Liberal Arts proud. Congratulations on this accomplishment, Dr. Calhoun.

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