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Archives - September 2023

September 28, 2023

Native American House Alliance, Inc.

At the 2023 Annual Meeting, SSSP awarded the Indigenous Peoples’ Social Justice Award and contributed $500 to Native American House Alliance, Inc. In advance of the Native American House Alliance, Inc.’s documentary about the treaty of Shackamaxon, watch these videos to provide a framework for teachers and groups to discuss Native American history: The Original People and Great Women in Native American History.

Native American House Alliance Inc.

09/28/2023, 10:11 AM


September 26, 2023

2023 Annual Meeting Slideshow

Thank you for making the 2023 Annual Meeting a huge success! You now have access to the slideshow of photos that were captured during our time in Philadelphia. We hope you enjoy reminiscing on our time together and look forward to seeing everyone in Montréal next year.

2023 Annual Meeting Slideshow

09/26/2023, 08:36 AM


September 21, 2023

Advanced Articles for Social Problems

Sign up to receive advanced article alerts and explore portions of the latest virtual issues from Social Problems before the full journal goes live.

09/21/2023, 09:34 AM


September 19, 2023

Job Opportunities

SSSP provides a free career center for members and non-members to browse current jobs related to sociology. There are several positions available at this time. Employers may also post jobs at no charge! Find or post your next job opportunity.

SSSP Job Opportunities

09/19/2023, 08:33 AM


September 14, 2023

Announcing the Next Editors for Social Problems

The SSSP Board of Directors is pleased to announce that they have approved Drs. Andrew Fullerton, Michael Long, Rachel Schmitz, and Kelley Sittner to serve as the next editors of Social Problems. Beginning on June 1, 2024, the editorial office of Social Problems will move to Oklahoma State University. At that time, all new and revised submissions will be the responsibility of the new editorial team. Submissions will continue to route through ScholarOne Manuscripts

Please join us in welcoming the new editorial team and in thanking Drs. Annulla Linders, Earl Wright II, and Derrick Brooms for their strong leadership and dedication as outgoing Editors of Social Problems

Announcing the Next Editors of Social Problems

09/14/2023, 11:57 AM


September 12, 2023

Over 70 Scholars Seek Placements

Scholars at Risk (SAR), has received unprecedented numbers of applications for assistance and are currently working with over 70 scholars seeking placements within the network. This month they are working to spread the word about scholars of law, public policy and international relations. If you believe your institution may be in a position to host one of these scholars, please submit the following google form.

Scholars at Risk

09/12/2023, 10:18 AM


September 07, 2023

View 2023 Approved Resolutions

Thank you for voting for the 2023 Proposed Resolutions. Per the Society’s By-Laws, a resolution passes if two-thirds of the members voting online by the deadline vote in favor of the resolution. Abstentions count as no votes. All Proposed Resolutions passed.

Click here to view the 2023 Approved Resolutions.

09/07/2023, 09:14 AM


September 05, 2023

Latest Virtual Issue: Climate, Disasters, Environment, and Justice

Explore the latest Social Problems virtual issue. Collecting research on the social problems associated with climate change, the issue features past articles from the journal on extreme climatic events and environmental (in)justice.

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Read the Latest Virtual Issue

09/05/2023, 10:21 AM


September 01, 2023

Congratulations to the Award, Fellowship, and Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the Award, Fellowship, and Scholarship winners! We would like to recognize them for their active pursuit in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems, and their accomplishment of being exceptional scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students. See a full list of the 2023 winners.

Congratulations Fellowship, Scholarship and Award Winners

09/01/2023, 08:35 AM

Congratulations to the 2023 Student Paper Competition Winners

Congratulations to all of the Student Paper Competition Winners for receiving a division award at the 2023 Annual Meeting. The selection of each student paper for the award signifies exceptional writing and scholarship, as well as tremendous potential for a successful career.

Read the abstracts for the 2023 Student Paper Competition winners and honorable mentions. Additional information regarding eligibility for next year’s student paper awards will be available on the SSSP website this fall.

Congratulations Student Paper Award Winners

09/01/2023, 08:29 AM