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June 30, 2022

Join Us for the 2022 Annual Meeting

SSSP’s annual meeting is just one month away! We look forward to gathering members old and new in Los Angeles from August 5-7th for fruitful discussion and work around this year’s theme: “The Sociological Reimagination: From Moments to Momentum.” Important information on COVID protocols for the meeting, along with the preliminary program, can be found here:

Post written by Dr. Janelle M. Pham, Oglethorpe University, Chair, Membership and Outreach Committee

06/30/2022, 08:35 AM


June 28, 2022

SSSP Mentoring Program—Deadline June 30

The deadline to apply to take part in the SSSP Mentoring Program is fast approaching. This program is designed to facilitate interaction between members of SSSP who wish to be paired with a mentor or mentee. The primary objective of this virtual program is to facilitate connections between mentors and mentees for at least 1-year (summer 2022-summer 2023).

To become a mentor, please complete the mentor online application form.

To become a mentee, please complete the mentee online application form.

06/28/2022, 10:45 AM


June 23, 2022

SSSP Joins Scholars-at-Risk

The Board of Directors voted to have the SSSP join the Scholars at Risk Network (SAR). Founded in 1999 at the University of Chicago, SAR is an international network of institutions and individuals whose mission it is to protect scholars and promote academic freedom. This short video is a good introduction to SAR.

06/23/2022, 10:57 AM


June 21, 2022

Tickets Remaining for the Optional Walking Tours

In addition to all of the exciting sessions, panel discussions, and events, we are pleased to offer two optional Walking Tours. There are a limited number of tickets remaining for the Downtown Los Angeles Architecture Tour and the Old and New Downtown Los Angeles Tour.

Register here

06/21/2022, 11:35 AM


June 16, 2022

2022 Proposed Resolutions

SSSP resolutions constitute an important opportunity for SSSP to take positions on a wide range of social issues, thereby creating a channel for greater visibility and more direct influence upon a variety of “publics,” i.e., fellow activists, scholars, students, decision-makers, social action groups, voters, and others. All current SSSP members are invited to review the 2022 proposed resolutions and participate in the resolutions process. Note: You must be a current member to view or post comments. Click here to join or renew. If you have any questions regarding the proposed resolutions, please contact Dr. Sarah Jane Brubaker, SSSP Vice-President at

06/16/2022, 11:45 AM


June 14, 2022

Call for Nominations for the SSSP 2023 General Election (nomination deadline 6/15)

The Society relies heavily upon strong member participation in all aspects of the organization’s operations. We are especially grateful for those who are able and willing to serve the Society. Tomorrow is the deadline for nominations for candidates to run in the 2023 General Election. Please consider nominating a colleague or yourself for one of these offices by completing the online nomination form by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time).

06/14/2022, 08:47 AM


June 10, 2022

SSSP Sociologists in the Public Square

Please allow us to showcase your non-peer-reviewed work (e.g., writings, legislative testimony, media appearances, podcasts, op-eds, letters to the editor, and blog writings found in local, state, national, and international arenas. When submitting items, please include a link, and if possible, without a paywall, with each submission and a one-sentence description. Submissions should be emailed to the SSSP GRA & Webmaster at

06/10/2022, 08:08 AM


June 08, 2022

Review the 2022 Preliminary Program

The preliminary program for the 72nd Annual Meeting is available for viewing. Click here to review the program and to register for the conference. We look forward to your participation on August 5-7, 2022. President Noreen M. Sugrue and her Program Committee have worked diligently to organize collaborative sessions under this year’s program theme: The Sociological Reimagination: From Moments to Momentum. We recognize that the COVID-19 situation is fluid and would like to remind attendees that requirements may change in line with evolving conditions. Learn more about the SSSP Annual Meeting COVID-19 Protocol. It is our sincere hope that you will join us in Los Angeles in order to further a dialogue aimed at social change and action rooted in data and theory.

06/08/2022, 10:35 AM


June 02, 2022

Call for Nominations for the SSSP 2023 General Election (deadline 6/15)

We desperately need your help. Nominations are open for candidates to run in the 2023 General Election. Please consider nominating a colleague or yourself for one of these offices by completing an online nomination form. All nominees must be a current member in order to be considered. The deadline for nominations is June 15.

06/02/2022, 11:57 AM