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DCSS Conversation: Sociology in Practice Settings

  • November 06, 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • The Lansburgh Building (425 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20004)

Registration is closed

Please join us to learn more about careers utilizing sociology in practice settings outside of colleges and universities.


Mindelyn Anderson, PhD, Founder + Principal of Mirror Group, LLC, a consulting firm bringing collaborative, participatory, utilization-focused evaluation and capacity-building to a broader range of organizations. Mindelyn served as the Program Director of the Master’s of Science in Measurement and Evaluation at American University. She completed her PhD in Sociology at Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Sociology at UCLA with minors in Anthropology and Policy Studies.

Lynda Laughlin, PhD, Chief, Industry and Occupation Statistics Branch, Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division, U.S. Census Bureau. Lynda is also a past president of DCSS.

John W. Curtis, PhD, Moderator. John is an independent consultant providing research and evaluation services to organizations in education, labor, and international affairs. He was previously director of research for the American Sociological Association and the American Association of University Professors. John currently serves as DCSS Treasurer.

6:00-6:30 Light refreshments and informal networking
6:30-7:30 Conversation with audience Q and A

Please register to help us plan refreshments and seating.

The Lansburgh Building is located on 8th Street NW between D and E Streets and is Metro-accessible: Gallery Place (Red/Green/Yellow) or Archives-Navy Memorial (Green/Yellow). The D6 bus runs along E Street NW and the 70/74 along 7th Street NW. Enter through the main building door and you will be directed to the reception area.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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