2022 Annual Meeting 

Final Program

2022 Annual Meeting Program Cover

The Sociological Reimagination:
From Moments to Momentum

The Society for the Study of Social Problems
72nd Annual Meeting
August 5-7, 2022
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
Los Angeles, CA

View the program schedule for detailed information including a rich assortment of sessions and evening social activities. All conference programming will take place in Pacific Time.

Download or print the PDF version of the program schedule. (last posted 8/04/22). SSSP no longer provides a printed final program. 

Artwork created by Veronica I. Giraldo-Puente


Welcoming Remarks

Searchable Features

Committee and Divisional Meetings Index of Sessions
Hotel Map
Plenary, Thematic, and Special Sessions 
Index of Participants  Program Schedule

Annual Meeting Information

SSSP Annual Meeting COVID-19 Protocol

Accessibility Guidelines and Services
Accessible Presentations  Visual Materials  Air Quality and Service Animals  Area of Rescue Assistance  Seating Arrangements  Sign and Voice Interpreting  Audio Equipment  Discussions  Should a problem arise while you are onsite at the SSSP Annual Meeting

Accessibility and Social Justice 
Air Quality-Smoking-Service Animals  Area of Rescue Assistance • Comfort Zone  All Gender Restroom  
Lacation Room  Sessions  Accessibility Information

Annual Meeting Program Theme

Annual Meeting Schedule
Turnover Schedule • Acknowledgement 

Annual Meeting Sponsors 

Anti-Harassment Policy 
Statement and Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment  Domestic Violence Resources  Legal Services  Mental Health Resources

Book Exhibit Information

Hotel Reservation Information

Hotel Services 
Hotel Dining Options • Discounted Valet Parking • Childcare Information/Disclaimer

In Recognition of Past, Present, and Future Service
Presidents of SSSP, 1952-2024 • Editors of Social Problems, 1953-2024

Land Acknowledgement and Recognition

Listing of Officers, Committee Members, and Sustaining Members

Meeting Mentor Program

Mentoring Program

Organizations Meeting in Los Angeles  

Registration Services
Registration/Book Exhibit Hours/Hot/Cold Beverage and Snacks • Mobile App Liability Waiver • Permission to Use Photo Policy

Transportation Options 
Airport Information • Travel to the United States

Welcome to Los Angeles 

Welcome to Los Angeles - The Student Edition

Annual Meeting Events

2021 C. Wright Mills Award Finalists 

2022 Student Paper Competition Winners and Outstanding Scholarship Award Winners

Optional One-Day Workshop

Optional Walking Tours

Special Events and Evening Social Activities Schedule

2023 Annual Meeting Program Theme

Same Problem, Different Day: Recognizing and Responding to Recurring Social Problems