On August 12, 2000, I received the Lester F. Ward Award for "distinguished contributions to applied sociology" from the Society for Applied Sociology. The award was prsented at the joint meeting of SAS and the Sociological Practice Association. I was asked to make some comments on the theme of the joint conference: Unity.
Click here for my comments. (Early in the talk, I repeatedly dropped a packet of Sweet and Low to demonstrate the force of gravity.)