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Archives - January 2020

January 16, 2020

How Non-Academics Can Benefit from SSSP

Connecting social research to applications in the field is one of the most important aspects of SSSP’s purpose. If you’re an advocate or a problem-solver looking to ground your extraordinary work in high-quality research, join SSSP and become part of a community seeking to understand and improve the world around us! Learn more about SSSP and how you can participate.

01/16/2020, 08:18 AM

 

January 15, 2020

SSSP is soliciting applications for Social Problems Editor–Deadline Today

SSSP is soliciting applications for the position of Editor of the Society’s flagship journal, Social Problems. The Editor’s three-year term will begin with the operation of the new editorial office at mid-year 2021. The new editor will be responsible for editing and promoting Volumes 69-71 (years 2021-2024). For a full description of the position and application process visit: https://www.sssp1.org/file/Announcements/Editor_Social_Problems.pdfThe application deadline is today.

01/15/2020, 08:15 AM

 

January 14, 2020

Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards–Upcoming Deadlines

Apply for one of the SSSP Division’s Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards, https://sssp1.org/2020_SPC_and_OSAThe deadline for all Student Paper Competitions is midnight (EST) on January 31, 2020. In order to be considered for any of the Student Paper Competitions, applicants are required to submit their papers through the Annual Meeting Call for Papers, https://www.sssp1.org/2020_Call_for_Papers. This will ensure that winning papers are both designated and included in the program. Please note that students may only submit to one division and that each division has its own submission process. Papers are not eligible for presentation or division competitions or awards/scholarships/fellowships if they have been published or accepted for publication before being submitted for consideration. Papers are not eligible if they have been presented previously at SSSP or presented or accepted for presentation at other professional meetings, unless they have been revised substantially with new data, findings,  or theoretical contributions. Click here to view previous award winners and paper abstracts. The deadline for Outstanding Scholarship Awards varies across divisions.

01/14/2020, 08:38 AM

 

January 10, 2020

SSSP is soliciting applications for Social Problems Editor–Deadline 1/15/20

SSSP is soliciting applications for the position of Editor of the Society’s flagship journal, Social Problems. The Editor’s three-year term will begin with the operation of the new editorial office at mid-year 2021. The new editor will be responsible for editing and promoting Volumes 69-71 (years 2021-2024). For a full description of the position and application process visit: https://www.sssp1.org/file/Announcements/Editor_Social_Problems.pdfThe application deadline is January 15, 2020.

01/10/2020, 08:21 AM

 

January 08, 2020

Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship–Deadline 2/1/20

Online applications for the Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship must be finalized no later than midnight (EST) on February 1, 2020 (https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/261/). The Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship was established to identify and support developing minority scholars who exemplify and give fresh voice to the SSSP history and commitment to scholar activism. Eligible applicants must be current SSSP members. Visit https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/pageid/925/ to join/renew today!

01/08/2020, 09:04 AM

 

January 03, 2020

Announcing Launch of Social Problems High Impact Article Collection

Oxford University Press is excited to announce the launch of the High Impact Article Collection. This collection offers the single largest and more robust marketing touchpoint for readers and grants free access to 15 of the most highly cited, most downloaded, and most discussed (based on Altmetric score) articles from within the current citation window. Check out the collection here: https://academic.oup.com/socpro/pages/high-impact

 

01/03/2020, 08:32 AM

Renew Your Membership and Register for the 2020 Annual Meeting

If you have not already done so, now is a great time to renew your membership for the 2020 calendar year: https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/pageid/925/fuseaction/ssspmember.portal. Annual Meeting registration is also open! Current SSSP members can register at the lowest rate. Access the online registration form using the following link: https://www.sssp1.org/2020_Annual_Meeting_Registration

01/03/2020, 08:25 AM