Deadline: 1/31/24

The Poverty, Class, and Inequality Division would like to recognize graduate student work that addresses issues related to poverty, class, and inequality. Papers should be unpublished, original empirical works of professional quality completed during students’ graduate or undergraduate studies. Papers must be student authored; they can be authored by one or more students but may not be co-authored with faculty or nonstudents. Papers should be no more than 35 pages in length, including notes, references, and tables. Self-nominations are acceptable. At least one author must be a member of SSSP. Please note that students may submit to only one Division for a student paper award. The winner will receive an honorarium, one-year membership to SSSP, and waived conference registration fee to attend the 2024 SSSP Annual Meeting. Send papers (with author name(s) concealed for review), via this google form: In addition, authors are required to submit their papers through the annual meeting Call for Papers online system.


Deadline: 4/1/24

The Poverty, Class, and Inequality Division invites nominations for the PCID Outstanding Article Award. This award recognizes the author(s) of the best research article in the study of poverty, class, and inequality published in the last year. Preference is given to work that approaches these issues from a critical lens. At least one of the authors must be a member of the SSSP in order to qualify for the award. The winner will receive an honorarium. To nominate an article, please submit a copy of the article along with a brief nomination letter via this google form: Self-nominations are acceptable.


Deadline: 4/1/24

The Poverty, Class, and Inequality Division nominations for the 2024 Michael Harrington Award. This award will be granted to an individual, organization, faculty, or student that by their actions advances our understanding of poverty, social class, and/or inequality, and/or proposes effective and practical ways to attend to the needs of the economically marginalized and reduce class inequalities. The winner will receive an honorarium. One-page nomination letters should be submitted via google form: Supplemental materials may be requested.