Latest SSSP News

November 07, 2019

In Pursuit of Social Justice

SSSP is engaged in multiple avenues of social justice research and action, including the publication of resolutions and letters. In addition, the Thomas C. Hood Social Action Award recognizes social justice work of local grassroots organizations in marginalized communities in the SMSA (as defined by the U.S. Bureau of Census) in which the annual meeting is held (San Francisco, CA in 2020). To learn more visit:

11/07/2019, 10:36 AM


November 05, 2019

Child Care Crisis in America

Recent Time piece takes a sobering look at the child care crisis in America. It remains to be seen what kind of traction the Child Care for Working Families Act (introduced in February) will get in Washington.

11/05/2019, 11:47 AM


October 31, 2019

Your Donation is Tax Deductible

Did you know that SSSP is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization? We accept tax deductible contributions to support our general operation and for specific purposes. We always welcome contributions and our goal is to grow our mission through contributions of members like you.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at

10/31/2019, 11:25 AM


October 29, 2019

SSSP Members News

Stay informed on Members' achievements and newly published books, sociology-related events and conferences, or just browse for other members and resources. SSSP Members News provides a place for members to share news of recently published books, articles and papers, award nominations and receptions, and other items of interest.  If you are a SSSP member and would like to post an item of interest, send an email to and include any relevant links to publishers, media outlets, and organizations that you wish to share.

10/29/2019, 03:35 PM


October 25, 2019

Job Opportunities

SSSP provides a free career center for members and non-members to browse current jobs related to sociology. We also allow employers to POST JOBS for FREE!

To find or post your next job opportunity, visit:

10/25/2019, 08:38 AM


October 24, 2019

November issue of Social Problems is now available

The November issue of Social Problems is now available on the SSSP website for all members.  Please visit our website 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 their 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

10/24/2019, 08:55 AM


October 17, 2019

2019 Annual Meeting Thank you!

Thanks to everyone who helped make the 2019 Annual Meeting such a huge success!  You now have access to the slideshow of photos that were captured during our time in New York City.  We look forward to seeing everyone at next year’s annual meeting in San Francisco.

10/17/2019, 09:00 AM


October 16, 2019

The SSSP Call for Papers for the 2020 Annual Meeting is now live!

The Call for Papers for the 2020 Annual Meeting is now live!  View the Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards announcement and submit a paper or nominate a book, article, or scholar!  We are exuberant about our 70th Annual Meeting, to be held August 7-9, 2020 at the Park Central Hotel in San Francisco, CA.  This year’s theme selected by President Heather M. Dalmage is Bringing the Hope Back In: Sociological Imagination and Dreaming Transformation.  We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!

10/16/2019, 08:29 AM


October 15, 2019

SSSP Membership Survey (deadline 10/15/19)

Today is your last chance to provide input on how SSSP is meeting members' needs and fulfilling our mission.  The survey closes at midnight (EDT) today!


Follow this link to the SSSP Membership Survey:

10/15/2019, 02:29 PM


October 14, 2019

SSSP Membership Survey (deadline 10/15/19)

SSSP needs your input!  Please take a few minutes to let us know how we are meeting members needs and fulfilling our mission as a professional academic and social justice organization.

Follow this link to the SSSP Membership Survey:

10/14/2019, 08:42 AM