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Sociology & Criminology: Professional Associations

Resources for Sociology & Criminology research at WKU

Professional Associations

Professional societies allow academics, professionals, and students within a particular discipline to network and share their research, products, and endeavors. 

As students, you can take advantage of participating in these associations.  Here are some perks of becoming a student member:

  • Reduced membership fees
  • Reduced conference registration rates
  • Scholarship and grant opportunities
  • Access to job and internship listings
  • Mentorship programs (depends on the society)
  • Access to many resources on various research areas