Congratulations to our members who have chosen to share their recent accomplishments! This page provides space for SSSP members to share news of recent publications, interviews, awards, fellowships, nominations, grants, promotions/tenure, new jobs, retirement, social activist work, and other personal accomplishments. If you wish to post your recent accomplishments, please email ssspgra@utk.eduNews and Announcements will remain posted for six months.


Cristine Sabrina Khan (2023). "Intergenerational differences on anti-blackness in the Indo-Caribbean community in New York City." Ethnic and Racial Studies, 47(4).
02/06/2024


Brett L. Cumberbatch (2023). "Rediscovering Citta: Vignettes on Violence and Healing in Life and Commercial Yoga Spaces." Race and Yoga, 7(1).
02/06/2024

Stephanie Southworth and Sara Brallier published Homelessness in the 21st Century: Living the Impossible American Dream. Routledge. ISBN: 9781032351599
02/06/2024

Stephen J. Morewitz, President, Forensic Social Sciences Association, has published the first book on forensic social sciences, Forensic Social Sciences: Theory, Research, and Practice. Solana Beach, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing (Custom Edition). ISBN: 979-8-8233-5558-2
02/05/2024

Leontina Hormel (2024). published Trailer Park America: Reimagining Working-Class Communities. Rutgers University Press.
01/22/2024

Joachim J. Savelsberg (2023). “Media and Transitional Justice.” In The Oxford Handbook of Transitional Justice, edited by Lawrence Douglas, Alexander Hinton, and Jens Meierhenrich. Oxford University Press (online first).
01/22/2024

Michael Soto and Joachim J. Savelsberg (2023). “Collective Memories and Community Interventions: Peace Building in Northern Ireland.” Studies in Social Justice, Vol. 17, No. 3, 360-383.
01/22/2024

Joachim J. Savelsberg and Brooke Chambers (2023). “Darfur Model, Rwanda, and the ICTR: John Hagan’s Sociology of Genocide Continued.” Law & Social Inquiry, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 1232–1250.
01/22/2024

Miray Philips and Joachim J. Savelsberg (2023). “Social Fields, Journalism, and Collective Memory: Reporting on the Armenian Genocide in Legal, Political, and Commemorative Field Events.” Memory Studies (online first).
01/22/2024

Wenjie Liao and Joachim J. Savelsberg (2023). “Law.” In Handbuch Sozialwissenschaftliche Gedächtnisforschung (Vol 1), edited by Gerd Sebald et al. Springer, pp. 595-608.
01/22/2024

Jean-Pierre Reed and Carlos Garrido (2024). “Intellectuals, ideology and the ethico-political.” In The Elgar companion to Antonio Gramsci (152-70). Edward Elgar Publishing.
01/19/2024

Michele Cadigan, Alexes Harris, and Tyler Smith published a blog post based on the chapter "Monetary sanctions in the age of mass incarceration: addressing the harms of mass criminal legal debt" in Beyond Bars: A Path Forward from 50 Years of Mass Incarceration in the United States.
12/14/2023

R. Neil Greene and Noah Painter-Davis published a blog post based on the chapter "Housing instability and the criminal legal system" in Beyond Bars: A Path Forward from 50 Years of Mass Incarceration in the United States.
12/14/2023

Kate Luther published a blog post based on the chapter "The impact of mass incarceration on children of incarcerated parents" in Beyond Bars: A Path Forward from 50 Years of Mass Incarceration in the United States.
12/14/2023

Louis Edgar Esparza (2023). Fields of Fire: Emancipation & Resistance in Colombia. Lanham: Lexington. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781666927030/Fields-of-Fire-Emancipation-and-Resistance-in-Colombia
12/07/2023

Louis Edgar Esparza (2023). “Escape from Academic Freedom.” Journal of Academic Freedom 14(1). https://www.aaup.org/JAF14/escape-from-academic-freedom
12/07/2023

Louis Edgar Esparza (2023).  “Occupy Los Angeles: Democracy, Space & Loss at City Hall Park.” Interface 14(1) : 101-121. https://www.interfacejournal.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/Interface-14-1-Esparza.pdf
12/07/2023

Louis Edgar Esparza (2023).  “Social Justice & Sociological Theory: Césaire, Mills, & de Beauvoir.” Journal of Social Encounters 7(1): 186-207. https://digitalcommons.csbsju.edu/social_encounters/vol7/iss1/11/
12/07/2023 

Louis Edgar Esparza (2022). “Contemporary First Amendment Politics.” Contexts 21(3): 22-27. https://doi.org/10.1177/15365042221114977
12/07/2023

Elizabeth Seale published Understanding Poverty: A Relational Approach. Polity Press.
10/31/2023

Muhammed Faisol Olaitan published "Social constructions of disabled women and their implications for their wellbeing in Lagos, Nigeria" in African Identities.  
10/11/2023

Muhammed Faisol Olaitan published "'They Collected Money and Used Hammer to Remove My Front teeth': 'One-Chance' Criminality and Victimisation Experiences in Lagos Transport Corridors" in Deviant Behavior.  
10/11/2023

Jennifer Hites-Thomas published “Gatekeeping ‘Authentic’ Gender: The Somatechnics of Transition Surgery and ‘Male Enhancement.’” In Jill Fellows & Lisa A. Smith (Eds.) GenderSex and Tech: An Intersectional Feminist Guide. Canadian Scholars Press.  
09/14/2023

Kristen M. Budd, Glenn W. Muschert, David C. Lane, and Jason A. Smith co-edited Beyond Bars: A Path Forward from 50 Years of Mass Incarceration in the United States. Policy Press. 
09/14/2023

Jason A. Smith and Richard T. Craig co-edited Racializing Media Policy. Emerald Publishing. 
09/14/2023

Paul C. Luken and Suzanne Vaughan co-edited Critical Commentary on Institutional Ethnography: IE Scholars Speak to Its Promise. Palgrave Macmillan. Palgrave Macmillan. 
09/14/2023

Melinda Chen recently published “Are you—?” “Are you?” Queer Advocacy at Contemporary Neoliberal Rape Crisis CentersViolence Against Women 0(0): 1-29. 
09/14/2023

Erich Goode recently published Drugs in American Society11th Edition. New York: McGraw Hill.
09/11/2023

Erich Goode recently published Celluloid Mischief: Deviance and Crime on the Silver Screen. New York: Routledge.
09/11/2023

Erich Goode recently published Deviant Behavior13th Edition. New York: Routledge.
09/11/2023

Kathleen Fitzgerald recently published Recognizing Race and Ethnicity: Power, Privilege, and Inequality4th Edition. New York: Routledge.
09/11/2023

Kathleen A. Bogle recently published Gender-Based Crime: Learning through Experts and Cases (Cognella).
09/11/2023

Dr. Cutler J. Cleveland is the founder and co-leader with Dr. Heather Clifford of a new project called Visualizing Energy at the Boston University Institute for Global SustainabilityVisualizing Energy is an open access science communication project that aims to increase actionable knowledge about a sustainable and just energy transition. This is interdisciplinary social science with an emphasis on history, equity, and well-being.
08/28/2023