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Westman Appointed to American Sociological Association Committee

Waubonsee Community College Associate Professor of Sociology Kathy Westman was recently appointed to the American Sociological Association (ASA) Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE). Her two-year term begins January 2013.

As the national organization for sociologists, ASA works to promote the discipline. COPE has responsibility for promoting ethical conduct by sociologists through development and sponsorship of educational activities for members and other sociologists, investigation of complaints concerning the ethical conduct of members, and imposition of sanctions when a violation of the ASA Code of Ethics has occurred.