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Archives - September 2021

September 17, 2021

Upcoming Call for Submissions and Conferences Posting Opportunities

Several upcoming calls for submissions, conferences, and fellowship opportunities have been posted to the SSSP website. Don’t miss out! Check out our Call for Submissions, Conferences, and Virtual Events 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.

09/17/2021, 08:19 AM


September 14, 2021

SSSP Executive Officer Search

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Officer. Interested SSSP members in good standing may apply. Applications must be sent to the SSSP’s Administrative Officer and Meeting Manager, Michele Koontz, at mkoontz3@utk.eduApplications received by December 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.

As a social justice organization, the SSSP seeks a diverse applicant pool for the position. Here is a link to the posting:

09/14/2021, 04:08 PM


September 09, 2021

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 jobs openings. We also allow employers to POST JOBS for FREE! To find or post your next job opportunity, visit:

09/09/2021, 03:46 PM


September 07, 2021

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 on our website at

09/07/2021, 04:39 PM


September 02, 2021

100-year Anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain

The 100-year anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain, the passing of the PRO Act in the House of Representatives and the impending Labor Day are all reminders of the ongoing and critical fight for worker power. 

To listen to the Smithsonian’s recent podcast on the Battle of Blair Mountain: 

Post written by Janelle M. Pham, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Oglethorpe University, Chair, Membership and Outreach Committee

09/02/2021, 03:35 PM