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April 30, 2019
Add Another Division
Additional divisions are available for $10 each. Divisional business meetings are scheduled during the 2019 SSSP Annual Meeting, as well as an enjoyable Division-Sponsored Reception. For a list and explanations of the 23 SSSP Divisions, visit https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/21/Divisions/. To add a division, login at https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/410/locationSectionId/0/Member_Login. The “Purchase a Division” link is under the “Divisions” section, https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/253/Membership/#Divisions.
04/30/2019, 06:22 PM
April 25, 2019
Make Your Reservation at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City
This year’s Annual Meeting will be held at the Roosevelt Hotel. Our single/double rate of $229 plus tax, per night includes complimentary internet in your guest room. Please request the SSSP group room rate when booking a room to ensure the correct discount is given (based on availability). Reservations made after July 16th or after the room block is filled are subject to availability and rate increase. Staying in the conference hotel assures close access to all conference activities. To learn more visit: https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/753/Hotel_Reservation_Information/.
04/25/2019, 10:33 AM
April 23, 2019
Meeting Mentor Program
Call for Mentors/Mentees! The Meeting Mentor Program is designed to facilitate interaction between new members or graduate students and meeting veterans at the annual meeting. Mentors provide valuable knowledge about the SSSP and Annual Meeting activities as well as insight into their own experiences as scholar activists. To serve as a mentor or to be matched with a mentee, visit:
04/23/2019, 11:02 AM
April 18, 2019
Optional One-Day Workshops and Optional Walking Tours in New York City
In addition to all of the exciting sessions, panel discussions, and events, we are pleased to offer optional One-Day Workshops: https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/764/Optional_One-Day_Workshops/ and optional Walking Tours: https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/763/Optional_Walking_Tours/.
04/18/2019, 10:23 AM
April 16, 2019
Register for the Annual Meeting
SSSP Annual Meetings provide an excellent opportunity for exploring vast and diverse topics in social problems providing you with a wealth of information as you return to the universities and private sector and continue the mission of creating social justice through your research and activism. You will create stronger connections with your colleagues while exchanging ideas throughout the conference in formal and informal settings. Each year we welcome attendees from all over the world, including students, professors, activists and private sector professionals. Join us in making a difference. Click here to register:
04/16/2019, 08:31 AM
April 15, 2019
SSSP Awards with an April 15th Deadline
Today is the last day to make a nomination for the following awards: Arlene Kaplan Daniels Paper Award, Doris Wilkinson Faculty Leadership Award, Joseph B. Gittler Award, Kathleen S. Lowney Mentoring Award, and Lee Founders Award. To learn more visit: https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/397/Awards/. The deadline is midnight (EDT) today.
04/15/2019, 08:30 AM
April 11, 2019
SSSP Awards with an April 15th Deadline
April 15th is the final day to make a nomination for the following awards: Arlene Kaplan Daniels Paper Award, Doris Wilkinson Faculty Leadership Award, Joseph B. Gittler Award, Kathleen S. Lowney Mentoring Award, and Lee Founders Award. To learn more visit: https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/397/Awards/.
04/11/2019, 09:24 AM
April 09, 2019
Your Donation is Tax Deductible
Did you know that SSSP is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization? We accept tax deductible contributions to support our general operation and for specific purposes. We always welcome contributions and our goal is to grow our mission through contributions of members like you. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
04/09/2019, 08:45 AM
April 04, 2019
Call for Nominations for the SSSP 2020 General Election (deadline 6/15)
Nominations are open for candidates to run in the SSSP 2020 General Election, https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/196/General_Elections/. Please consider nominating a colleague or yourself for one of these offices by completing the online nomination form, https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/pageid/2178
04/04/2019, 10:36 AM
April 02, 2019
Five SSSP Awards with an April 15th Deadline
The Arlene Kaplan Daniels Paper Award is awarded for an outstanding paper on Women and Social Justice. The award carries a stipend of $500 and will be given for a paper published in calendar years 2017 or 2018. To learn more visit:
The Doris Wilkinson Faculty Leadership Award recognizes an outstanding faculty member who has exercised an extensive leadership role within the SSSP and other professional societies and within the larger community. The award carries a stipend of $500. To learn more visit:
The Joseph B. Gittler Award is made in recognition of the significant scholarly achievements that a SSSP member has made in contributing to the ethical resolution of social problems. The award carries a stipend of $500.To learn more visit:
The Kathleen S. Lowney Mentoring Award is given annually to an outstanding faculty member or community activist. The award recipient will receive a plaque and up to three of the award recipient’s mentees will receive a one-year SSSP membership as well as annual meeting registration fees for the year the award is presented. To learn more visit:
The Lee Founders Award is made in recognition of significant lifetime achievements demonstrating a devotion to the SSSP and to the ideals of the founders of the Society and especially to the humanist tradition of Alfred McClung Lee and Elizabeth Briant Lee. The award carries a stipend of $500. To learn more visit:
04/02/2019, 09:40 AM
- Thank You, SSSP 2019 Contributors!
- February issue of Social Problems is now available
- How Non-Academics Can Benefit from SSSP
- SSSP is soliciting applications for Social Problems Editor–Deadline Today
- Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards–Upcoming Deadlines
- SSSP is soliciting applications for Social Problems Editor–Deadline 1/15/20
- Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship–Deadline 2/1/20
- Announcing Launch of Social Problems High Impact Article Collection
- Renew Your Membership and Register for the 2020 Annual Meeting
- The Benefits of SSSP Membership
- Your Donation is Tax Deductible
- Give the Gift of SSSP
- 2019 C. Wright Mills Award Nomination Deadline is Approaching Fast – 12/15/19
- Human Rights Day
- Registration for the 2020 Annual Meeting is now open!
- End of the Year Reminders
- Strengthen this important organization as we work toward social justice
- SSSP: Editorial Search forSocial Problems – Call for Applications
- Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards
- Call for Papers: Engage in theory and practice with folks from across the country and around the world