Latest SSSP News

February 16, 2017

Job Opportunities

The Society for the Study of Social Problems provides a FREE career center for members and non-members to browse current jobs related to sociology. We also allow employers to POST JOBS for FREE!
To find or post your next job opportunity, visit

02/16/2017, 01:15 PM


February 15, 2017

2017 General Election Now Open for Voting!

The 2017 General Election is now open for voting! Click here to log-in and cast your vote

02/15/2017, 12:52 PM


February 09, 2017

SSSP Student Awards and Scholarships

Do you, or a graduate student you know, need a graduate scholarship? SSSP has many Student Awards and Scholarships for you to consider including the Beth B. Hess Memorial Scholarship for students who began their study in community college (deadline 4/1). Travel funds for undergraduate and graduate students to attend the Annual Meeting are also available (deadline 3/15). There are many opportunities for emerging scholars to get connected and get their research funded and their scholarship recognized.

For full details, go to:

02/09/2017, 02:04 PM


February 06, 2017

Call for the next Editor of Social Problems – Extended Deadline – March 1, 2017

The application deadline for the next Editor of Social Problems has been extended to March 1, 2017.  For a full description of the position and application process, please visit: (  Please direct all inquiries, nominations, expressions of interest, and application materials to Dr. Corey Dolgon at

02/06/2017, 10:26 AM


February 02, 2017

SSSP Issues Statement on President Trump's Immigration Executive Order

The SSSP issued a statement calling for the immediate rescission of President Donald J. Trump's Executive Order barring immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries and suspending indefinitely the Syrian Refugee Program.

Click here to view the statement.

02/02/2017, 10:45 AM


January 31, 2017

Submissions for the SSSP 2017 Annual Meeting closes tonight at midnight (EST).

Deadline to submit a paper for the SSSP 2017 Annual Meeting is approaching fast - January 31, 2017!

Submit a paper for the 2017 Annual Meeting,  The deadline is midnight (EST) tonight.

01/31/2017, 12:17 PM


January 24, 2017

Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship – Deadline 2/1/17

The Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship deadline is February 1, 2017 ( The purpose of the scholarship is to identify and support developing minority scholars who exemplify and give fresh voice to the SSSP history and commitment to scholar activism. Remember, you must be a current SSSP member to be eligible for the Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship. Visit to join/renew today!

01/24/2017, 02:44 PM