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Archives - August 2022

August 07, 2022

Thank You Executive Officer Héctor L. Delgado

The Society wishes to thank Executive Officer Héctor L. Delgado, who will be retiring at the conclusion of the meetings, for his faithful service, hard work and commitment, and numerous contributions to SSSP’s success for the past thirteen years. His stewardship of SSSP has been characterized by innovative ideas, strategic thinking, and most valuable, his tireless efforts to make this world a more just and humane one. Words can’t express our gratitude for the countless ways in which he has given of his time and energy. SSSP is forever indebted to him.

08/07/2022, 01:09 PM

Optional One-Day Workshop

The optional one-day Community-Based Participatory Action Research workshop is tomorrow, Monday, August 8, from 8:45am–4:30pm (Pacific Time) in Museum A at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza. Those who registered in advance received their ticket with their name badge.

08/07/2022, 10:53 AM


August 06, 2022

Join us for the SSSP Presidential Address followed by the Awards Ceremony

Join us in Bunker Hill at from 4:30pm-5:30pm (Pacific Time) for the Presidential Address featuring the formal address of President Noreen M. Sugrue entitled “Creating Better Social Policy: More Sociologists at the Table. Following the Presidential Address, make plans to attend the Awards Ceremony from 5:45pm-7:00pm.

08/06/2022, 08:25 PM

Make Plans to Attend the Presidential Invited Panel: Turning Your Research into Momentum for Change

Make plans to attend the Presidential Invited Panel: Turning Your Research into Momentum for Change Session 067 from 2:30pm-4:10pm (Pacific Time) in Bunker Hill. This panel brings together sociologists studying education, criminal justice reform, and the rise of White Nationalism to discuss how they have brought their academic research into the policy arena.

08/06/2022, 08:03 AM


August 05, 2022

Annual Meeting Events

The SSSP Annual Meeting features several receptions and special events open to all SSSP registrants. These include the Arrival Meet & Greet Reception, the Welcoming Reception, the Graduate Student Happy Hour, the New Member Breakfast, the Presidential Address of. Noreen M. Sugrue, the Awards Ceremony, the Division-Sponsored Reception, and the Drinking and Drugs Division Reception. Click here to view descriptions of these events and more!

08/05/2022, 07:00 PM

Make Plans to Attend the SSSP Business Meeting

All members should attend the SSSP Business Meeting from 10:30am-11:45am (Pacific Time) in Watercourt A for an update on the status and future of SSSP.

Summary reports on the Society and its key activities this year will be given. In addition, up to thirty minutes will be allocated to a discussion in favor of or in opposition to all proposed resolutions:

The meeting concludes with the traditional transfer of the gavel, marking the transition of duties from President Noreen M. Sugrue to incoming President Shirley A. Jackson.

08/05/2022, 11:32 AM


August 04, 2022

Welcome to Los Angeles!

The SSSP team has arrived in Los Angeles for the 72nd Annual Meeting! We are excited to be back in person and look forward to seeing everyone this weekend.

08/04/2022, 09:43 AM


August 02, 2022

Final Program Reminder

The 72nd SSSP Annual Meeting is almost here! Before departing for Los Angeles, take a look at the final program schedule to plan your daily schedule. Please review the SSSP Annual Meeting COVID-19 Protocol before traveling to make sure you have everything that is required, including vaccination documentation. In order to participate in the meeting, you must show proof of full vaccination plus one booster required for participation. We urge you to take a photo of the front and back of your documentation with your phone. Proof of vaccination and masks are both required for participation in and attendance at the annual meeting.

08/02/2022, 09:22 AM