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Founded in 1919, we are the oldest interdisciplinary social-science association in the United States, bringing together professionals and students in the spirit of collaboration. Join us! Present your work!

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View the program for the 2023 Annual Meeting

2023 Final Program in PDF format

Celebrate with us a Century of SSSA Scholarship

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From our 2023 Annual Meeting 

2023 Annual Meeting Memories

2023 Presidential Plenary Keynote Address

2023 Student Travel Grant Award winners

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News & Events Past Stories

SSSA mourns the passing of former president Dr Alexander Kondonassis

It is with great sadness that the Southwestern Social Science Association mourns the passing of former president Dr Alexander John Kondonassis. Dr Kondonassis served as SSSA president for the 1984 Annual Meeting held in Fort Worth. ...
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Dr Tracy Dietz honored with SSSA Distinguished Service Award

The Southwestern Social Science Association honored Dr Tracy Dietz by voting to present her with its Distinguished Service Award at the close of its 101st Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, March 30-April 1, 2023. Dr Dietz ...
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