World Social Science Association

Formerly the Western Social Science Association

Scholarship, Service, Collegiality

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Section Key

Click on any section Key (bold, blue letters) to go right to breakaway sessions for that Section.
AAAS - African/African American Studies
ABS - Association For Borderland Studies
AFIT - Economics (Association For Institutional Thought)
AIS - American Indian Studies
AS - Asian Studies
CDD - Chronic Disease & Disability
CJC - Criminal Justice & Criminology
CMS - Communication Studies
CS - Canadian Studies
EG - Economics General

EPN - Environmenal Policy & Natural Resource Management
GD - Globalization & Development
HIS - History
LASC - Latin American Studies & Chicano-Iberian Culture Network
MC - Mass Communication
MENA - Middle East & North Africa
NPPS - Non-Profit, Philanthropy, Social Enterprise & Entrepreneurship
NZAS - New Zealand & Australia Studies
PA - Public Administration
PFB - Public Finance & Budgeting

PS - Political Science
RAS - Rural & Agricultural Studies
SA - Sociology & Anthropology
SES - Slavic & Eurasian Studies
SP - Social Psychology
SW - Social Work
URPE - Union For Radical Political Economists
US - Urban Studies
WGBL - Women's, Gender, & LGBTQ Studies

CMS - Communication Studies

CMS 2 - “Communities and Communication”

Co-Coordinator: Jon Leon Torn
Title: Professor, School of Communication
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Affiliation: Northern Arizona University


Co-Coordinator: Elvis Nshom
Title: Assistant Professor, CHABSS Communication
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Affiliation: San Marcos State University

Chair: Jon Leon Torn, Northern Arizona University


“The Virgin’s Dilemma.”

Nicole Mayerhofer, Southern Utah University

“Maneuvering The DSA: Bangladeshi Digital Activist’s Ways of Expression on Facebook.”, Huzaifa Muhammad, Colorado State University.

“Do You Have a Moment to Talk about Our Lord and Savior? An Analysis of Cross-Cultural Evangelicalism”. , Kelly Regan, Northern Arizona University

“Distrust in Water Runs Deep in the Latinx Community.”, Athena Sanchez, Northern Arizona University


Respondent: Elvis Nshom, California State University, San Marcos

Event Information

Event Date 04-15-2023 9:45 am
Location Capistrano