2017-2018 Committee Rosters

Budget/Financial Policies Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Term of Office
Jean-Marc Gandonou (Chair) Central Connecticut State Economics 2017-2020
Craig Walker Oklahoma Baptist University SSSA Treasurer
Carlos Huerta Texas A&M Corpus Cristi Political Science 2017-2020
Cheng-Hsein Lin Lamar University Sociology 2017-2020
Sharon Sewell Darton State College History 2017-2020
Israel Nandamudi  East Texas Baptist University International Studies 2017-2020
Judy Berglund Western Illinois University Social Work 2018-2021
Nicole Faris Texas A&M Commerce Women & Gender Studies 2018-2021
Ex-Oficio Members
Cheryl Anderson U of Texas-Arlington Treasurer, WGS
Herman Curiel U of Oklahoma Sec/Treasurer, Social Work
Alex d’Erizans Borough of Manhattan CC Sec/Treasurer, History
International Studies
Jocelyn Evans U of West Florida Sec/Treasurer, Political Science
Joseph Comeau Georgia Southwestern State Sec/Treasurer, Sociology
Claudia Araiza Southern States University Treasurer, Economics

Editorial Policies Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Term of Office
Martin Johnson (Chair) Louisiana State University Political Science 2017-2020
David Embrick University of Connecticut Sociology 2017-2020
Shelly Lemons McKendree University History 2017-2020
Mehdi Noorbaksh Harrisburg University International Studies 2017-2020
Abdul Turay Kentucky State University Economics 2017-2020
Elizabeth Threat University of West Alabama Women & Gender Studies 2018-2021
James Endersby University of Missouri Political Science 2017-2020
Chris James Rutgers University Social Work 2018-2021
Ex-Oficio Members
Ronald Kieth Gaddie University of Oklahoma SSQ Co-Editor
Kirby Goidel Texas A&M University SSQ Co-Editor
Craig Walker Oklahoma Baptist University SSSA Treasurer

Membership Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Term of Office
Chastity Blankenship (Chair) Florida Southern SSSA Secretary
Daniel Vidal University of Tampa Economics 2017-2020
Roni Kay O’Dell Seton Hill University International Studies 2017-2020
Steven Sewell History 2017-2020
Terry Gilmour Midland College Political Science 2017-2020
Elizabeth Kelly Ouachita Baptist University Sociology 2017-2020
D’Lane Compton University of New Orleans WGS 2018-2021
Evalyne (Ruby) Orwenyo Rutgers University Social Work 2018-2021

Resolutions Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Term of Office
Jeffrey Hankins (Chair) Louisiana Tech University History 2017-2020
Chastity Blankenship Florida Southern College Sociology 2017-2020
Jeffrey Burson Geogia Southern University History 2017-2020
Erin Taylor University of Texas at Arlington WGS 2017-2020
Jori Sechrist McMurry University Sociology 2017-2020
Priscilla Zotti US Naval Academy Political Science 2017-2020
Chris James Rutgers University Social Work 2018-2021
Ibrahim Salih Texas Wesleyan University International Studies 2018-2021

Nominations Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Term of Office
Lydia Andrade (chair) University of the Incarnate SSSA Past President
Cynthia Cready University of North Texas SSSA President-Elect
Eddie Weller San Jacinto College History 2017-2020
Shauna Reilly Northern Kentucky University Political Science 2017-2020
Carla Goar Kent State University Sociology 2017-2020
Elizabeth Threat University of West Alabama WGS 2018-2021
Priscilla Zotti United States Naval Academy Political Science 2018-2021
Evalyne (Ruby) Orwenyo Rutgers University Social Work 2018-2021
Tahany Naggar West Chester University of Pennsylvania Economics 2018-2021
George Vargis Georgia State University International Studies 2018-2021

Site Policy Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Term of Office
Nicole Farris (Chair) University of West Alabama Site Policy Chair
Leanora Brown U of Tennessee–Chattanooga Economics 2017-2020
Kalé Haywood Allegheny College History 2017-2020
Salli Vargis Georgia Perimeter College International Studies 2017-2020
Warren Waren Texas A&M University Sociology 2018-2021
Elizabeth Threat University of West Alabama WGS 2018-2021
Chris James Rutgers University Social Work 2018-2021
Political Science
Ex-Oficio Members
Tracy Dietz University of North Texas General Program Director
Pascal Ngoboka University of Wisconsin-River Falls SSSA President

Awards and Honors Committee

Name Institution Affiliate
Lydia Andrade University of the Incarnate Former SSSA President
Tahany Naggar West Chester University (Pennsylvania) Former SSSA President
Gary Copeland,  Jr. University of Oklahoma Former SSSA President
Eddie Weller San Jacinto College Former SSSA President
Rogelio Saenz University of Texas-San Antonio Former SSSA President
Glenn Melancon Southwestern Oklahoma State Former SSSA President

Student Travel Grant Committee

Name Institution Affiliate
Israel Nandamudi (Chair)  East Texas Baptist University International Studies
Heather Evans
John Morton Beatty University of Virginia-Wise Political Science
Chris James Rutgers University Social Work
Elizabeth Threat University of West Alabama WGS