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Archives - February 2018

February 27, 2018

SSSP Member News

Do you want to share a recent accomplishment? Click here to see what other members are doing or to submit your own news to be posted on the SSSP website.

02/27/2018, 08:54 AM


February 22, 2018

Make your Hotel Reservation for the Annual Meeting

This year’s Annual Meeting will be held at Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel.  Please consider securing a room in the SSSP room block at our discounted room rate of $187 plus tax, per night.  Staying in the conference hotel will be very convenient for you.  To learn more visit:

02/22/2018, 11:14 AM


February 20, 2018

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:

02/20/2018, 11:30 AM


February 15, 2018

2018 General Election Now Open for Voting!

The 2018 General Election is now open for voting! Click here to log-in and cast your vote:

02/15/2018, 09:37 AM


February 13, 2018

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:

02/13/2018, 09:04 AM


February 08, 2018

Walking Tours of Philadelphia at the Annual Meeting

Discover things about the City of Brotherly Love by joining a walking tour offered over the weekend of the annual meeting. “Ghetto to Gayborhood” and “Raising a Glass to Prohibition” will both prove to be educational as well as enjoyable. To learn more visit:

02/08/2018, 01:04 PM


February 07, 2018

One-Day Workshops at the Annual Meeting

In addition to all of the exciting sessions, panel discussions, and events, we are pleased to offer optional One-Day Workshops for our attendees. “Abolitionist Theory and Practice,” “Community-Based Participatory Action Research,” “Institutional Ethnography,” and “Writing and Publishing” are the four topics that will be covered on Monday, August 13. To learn more visit:

02/07/2018, 11:20 AM


February 01, 2018

Register for the Annual Meeting

Registration is open for the 2018 Annual Meeting. Current members of SSSP can register at the lowest rate.  Follow this link to access the online registration form:

02/01/2018, 09:06 AM