Mission of the Pacific Sociological Association
The mission of the Pacific Sociological Association is
- to advance scholarly research on all social processes and areas of social life
- to promote high quality teaching of sociological knowledge
- and to mentor the next generation of sociologists.
Consistent with principles of scientific investigation, the PSA endorses engagement of sociologists in areas of social justice and social responsibility. The Association accomplishes its mission by convening an annual meeting and publishing its journal, Sociological Perspectives.
Members of the Pacific Sociological Association subscribe to and are bound by the Code of Ethics of the American Sociological Association.