Anthony Amato will serve again as Rural Studies Section Coordinator
for the Western
Social Science Association Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
He has served for past meetings in 2003, 2004, and 2005.
As section coordinator, he has reviewed and scheduled paper
and panel proposals. The section's sessions featured a broad
array of papers addressing topics ranging from media-framing
of contemporary factory farming to women's clubs and social
change in the Intermontane West. At the conference sessions,
Anthony Amato has delivered his own papers, chaired panels,
and served as a discussant for panels.