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Archives - September 2019

September 19, 2019

SSSP’s Pursuit of Social Justice

SSSP is engaged in multiple avenues of social justice research and action. It is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems.

In addition to SSSP publications, the Society regularly participates in calls to action on various social justice issues. Click here for more information on these activities:

09/19/2019, 09:03 AM


September 17, 2019

SSSP Member Testimonials

Read what members are saying about the Society for the Study of Social Problems at
SSSP provides many benefits to its members. Click here to learn more! The SSSP is committed to the professional development of graduate students.
Click here for a list of Graduate Student benefits! Join or renew today at

09/17/2019, 02:59 PM


September 13, 2019

Your feedback is important to the continued success of our annual meetings

If you attended this year’s meeting, please complete the 2019 SSSP Annual Meeting Survey by midnight (EDT) tonight.

09/13/2019, 02:13 PM


September 12, 2019

Share Your Accomplishments!

We want to celebrate our members.
Did you recently receive a promotion?
Have you published an article or book?
Please share your recent accomplishments with us by emailing so we can post them to our website:

09/12/2019, 08:58 AM


September 10, 2019

Job Opportunities

Are you or someone you know looking for a job?
Is your company or university hiring?

SSSP provides a FREE career center for members and non-members to browse current job openings. We also allow employers to POST JOBS for FREE!

To find or post your next job opportunity, visit:

09/10/2019, 03:53 PM


September 05, 2019

SSSP Departmental Membership Opportunity

We encourage your department to become a Departmental Member of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Departments that choose to join SSSP receive access to the journal Social Problems and share one vote in business matters of the Society. We hope your department will consider becoming a SSSP Departmental Member for $94 today.

To join, click here:

09/05/2019, 09:23 AM


September 03, 2019

Upcoming Call for Submissions and Conferences Posting Opportunities

Don’t miss out!

Several upcoming calls for submissions, conferences, and fellowship opportunities have been posted to the SSSP website. Check out our Calls for Submissions and Conferences page and the Fellowships and Scholarships page to learn more about these opportunities.

If you wish to have a call for papers, book chapter, article submission, conference announcement, or a fellowship or scholarship announcement posted, please send an email to (Microsoft Word files and PDFs preferred). Please include a URL for more information, if available.

There is no charge to place an announcement. Announcements for call for papers, book chapters, or articles will be posted until the submission deadline. Conference announcements will be posted until the date of the conference has passed.

09/03/2019, 01:41 PM