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Archives - January 2018
January 30, 2018
February issue of Social Problems is now available
The February issue of Social Problems is now available on the SSSP website for all members at https://www.sssp1.org/ or follow the members-only link below for complimentary electronic access. All issues from 1953 - current are available. Members are required to login using your e-mail and password. If you have forgotten your password, you may enter your e-mail address below the log-in area, and your password will be e-mailed to you. If you have recently changed your e-mail address, you will need to log in using the address SSSP has on file for you. If you have any questions or need assistance, please e-mail Marisa Stone, Administrative Assistant, at email@example.com.
01/30/2018, 11:48 AM
Deadline to submit a paper for the SSSP 2018 Annual Meeting is approaching fast-January 31, 2018!
Submit an extended abstract (required) and paper (optional) for the 2018 Annual Meeting https://www.sssp1.org/2018_Call_for_Papers. The deadline is midnight (EST) tomorrow night.
01/30/2018, 09:39 AM
January 29, 2018
Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship–Deadline 2/1/18
The Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship deadline is February 1, 2018 (https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/261/). The purpose of the fellowship is to identify and support developing minority scholars who exemplify and give fresh voice to the SSSP history and commitment to scholar activism. Remember, you must be a current SSSP member to be eligible for the Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship. Visit https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/pageid/925/ to join/renew today!
01/29/2018, 09:19 AM
January 23, 2018
Submit a paper for the SSSP 2018 Annual Meeting–Deadline 1/31/18
Submit a paper for the 2018 Annual Meeting, https://www.sssp1.org/2018_Call_for_Papers. The deadline is midnight (EST) on January 31, 2018.
Apply for one of the SSSP Division’s Student Paper Competitions or Outstanding Scholarship Awards, https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/296. The deadline for all Student Paper Competitions is January 31, 2018. 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/2018_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 deadline and submission process. The deadline for the Outstanding Scholarship Awards varies across divisions.
01/23/2018, 10:16 AM
January 18, 2018
Questions You May Have About the SSSP Annual Meeting
The deadline to submit a paper for the 2018 Annual Meeting is midnight (EST) on January 31, 2018, https://www.sssp1.org/2018_Call_for_Papers. If you are new to SSSP or just curious about the annual meeting, check out our list of frequently asked (or at least pondered) questions at
01/18/2018, 11:28 AM
January 17, 2018
Thank You, SSSP 2017 Contributors!
Thank you for your support and dedication to the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Your willingness to give has helped to fund essential programs and initiatives that further our study of vital social problems. Based on your generosity, we received $5,137 in contributions, https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/584/Give_to_the_SSSP/.
Our goal for 2018 is to continue to grow our mission through contributions of members like you and we sincerely appreciate your support. To see a complete listing of the 2018 tax-deductible contribution opportunities, visit: https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/253/Membership/#tax.
01/17/2018, 11:02 AM
January 09, 2018
Nominate Someone for a SSSP Faculty Award
Please consider nominating a colleague for one of the SSSP faculty awards: Doris Wilkinson Faculty Leadership Award, Joseph B. Gittler Award, Kathleen S. Lowney Mentoring Award, and Lee Founders Award. The deadline for each award is April 15. A description and instructions for nominating can be found at:
01/09/2018, 08:56 AM
January 04, 2018
Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards
Apply today for one of the SSSP Division’s Student Paper Competitions or Outstanding Scholarship Awards. The deadline for all Student Paper Competitions is midnight (EST) on January 31, 2018. 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. 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 deadline and submission process. The deadline for the Outstanding Scholarship Awards varies across divisions.
Student Papter Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards:
Annual Meeting Call for Papers:
01/04/2018, 08:29 AM
January 02, 2018
Renew Your Membership and Register for the 2018 Annual Meeting
Remember to renew your membership for 2018, if you have not already:
Registration for the 2018 Annual Meeting is now open! Register online until midnight (EDT) on July 22. Follow this link to access the online registration form:
01/02/2018, 11:52 AM
- Call for Nominations for the SSSP 2020 General Election (deadline 6/15)
- Make your Hotel Reservation for the Annual Meeting
- Vote in the 2019 General Election
- Travel Fund Awards Deadline
- Call for Chapter Proposals for the Agenda for Social Justice Project 2020
- Nominations for the Beth B. Hess Memorial Scholarship and the Thomas C. Hood Social Action Award (deadline 4/1)
- SSSP Departmental Membership Opportunity
- SSSP Membership Brochures
- SSSP Member News – Share Your Accomplishments
- Make your Hotel Reservation for the Annual Meeting
- Job Opportunities
- 2019 General Election Now Open for Voting!
- Global Agenda for Social Justice
- SSSP Student Awards and Scholarships
- Optional Walking Tours at the Annual Meeting
- Register for the Annual Meeting
- Call for Papers Submission Deadline - 1/31/2019
- Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship–Deadline 2/1/19
- Submit a paper for the SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting–Deadline 1/31/19
- Questions You May Have About the SSSP Annual Meeting