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Archives - January 2019

January 22, 2019

Questions You May Have About the SSSP Annual Meeting

The deadline to submit a paper for the 2019 Annual Meeting is midnight (EST) on January 31, 2019,  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

01/22/2019, 11:32 AM


January 17, 2019

Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards

Apply 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, 2019. 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 submission process. The deadline for the Outstanding Scholarship Awards varies across divisions.

01/17/2019, 10:40 AM


January 15, 2019

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 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 Kelsey Arnold, Assistant to the Administrative Officer, at sssp@utk.edu

01/15/2019, 10:31 AM


January 10, 2019

Register for the 2019 Annual Meeting

Registration for the 2019 Annual Meeting is now open!  Current SSSP members can register at the lowest rate.  Follow this link to access the online registration form:

01/10/2019, 10:58 AM


January 08, 2019

Thank You, SSSP 2018 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 $5,003 in 2018 contributions,  Our goal for 2019 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 2019 tax-deductible contribution opportunities, visit:

01/08/2019, 11:06 AM


January 03, 2019

Renew Your Membership

Current membership guarantees access to all of SSSP’s publications, latest news, and professional networking with other scholar-activists.  Remember to renew your membership for 2019, if you have not already:

01/03/2019, 11:05 AM