2021-2022 Committee Rosters

Budget/Financial Policies Committee

Jean-Marc Gandonou (Chair) Eastern New Mexico University Economics
Mark Barringer Stephen F. Austin State University History
Chris White Livingstone College International Studies
Social Work
Cheng-Hsein Lin Lamar University Sociology
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science
Nicole Farris Texas A&M University-Commerce Women’s & Gender Studies
Ex-Officio Members
Craig Walker Oklahoma Baptist University SSSA Treasurer
Salli Vargis Georgia State University-Perimeter College SSSA Vice President
Claudia Araiza Southern States University Treasurer, Economics
Alex d’Erizans Borough of Manhattan Community College Sec/Treasurer, History
Mehdi Noorbaksh Harrisburg University Treasurer, International Studies
Jocelyn Evans University of West Florida Sec/Treasurer, Political Science
John Conahan Kutztown University Treasurer, Social Work
Joseph Comeau Georgia Southwestern State Sec/Treasurer, Sociology
TBA Treasurer, Women’s & Gender Studies

Communications

Jeff Justice (Chair) The University of Edinburgh SSSA Communications Director
Michaël Bonnal University of Tennessee–Chattanooga Economics
TBA History
Chris White Livingstone College International Studies
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science
Christopher Ponce California State Polytechnic-Pomona Social Work
Heili Pals Texas A&M University Sociology
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies
Ex-Officio Members
Chastity Blankenship Florida Southern College SSSA Secretary
Tracy Dietz University of North Texas SSSA General Program Director

Editorial Policies Committee

Abdul Turay Kentucky State University Economics
Shelly Lemons McKendree University History
Mehdi Noorbaksh Harrisburg University International Studies
James Endersby (Chair) University of Missouri Political Science
Evalyne (Ruby) Orwenyo Rutgers University Social Work
David Embrick University of Connecticut Sociology
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies
Ex-Officio Members
Ronald Keith 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

Chastity Blankenship (Chair) Florida Southern College SSSA Secretary
Swagata Banerjee Kentucky State University Economics
Steven Sewell College of the Mainland History
George Vargis Georgia State University International Studies
Terry Gilmour Midland College Political Science
Katherine Perone Western Illinois University Social Work
Elizabeth Kelly Ouachita Baptist University Sociology
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies

Nominations Committee

Pascal Ngoboka (Chair) University of Wisconsin-River Falls SSSA Past President
Israel Nandamudi East Texas Baptist University SSSA President-Elect
Tahany Naggar West Chester University of Pennsylvania Economics
Eddie Weller San Jacinto College History
Rifat Akhter University of Central Arkansas International Studies
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science
Social Work
Carla Goar Kent State University Sociology
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies

Resolutions Committee

Suvayan De University of Charleston Economics
Jeffrey Burson Georgia Southern University History
Rifat Akhter University of Central Arkansas International Studies
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science
Katherine Perone Western Illinois University Social Work
Jori Sechrist (Chair) McMurry University Sociology
TBA Women’s & Gender Studies

Site Policy Committee

Nicole Farris (Chair) Texas A&M University Commerce SSSA Site Policy Chair
Leanora Brown University of Tennessee–Chattanooga Economics
Kalé Haywood Allegheny College History
Neetu Kaushik LaGuardia Community College International Studies
Doug Crews Belmont University Social Work
Warren Waren Texas A&M University Sociology
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies
Ex-Officio Members
Israel Nandamudi West Texas Baptist University SSSA President
Tracy Dietz University of North Texas SSSA General Program Director

Awards and Honors Committee

Pascal Ngoboka (Chair) University of Wisconsin-River Falls SSSA Past President
Lydia Andrade University of the Incarnate Word Former SSSA President
Glenn Melancon Southwestern Oklahoma State Former SSSA President
Rogelio Saenz University of Texas-San Antonio 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

Student Travel Grant Committee

Steven Sewell (Chair) College of the Mainland SSSA Vice President
Suvayan De University of Charleston Economics
TBA History
Chris White Livingstone College International Studies
Heather Evans University of Virginia-Wise Political Science
Gabriele Plickert California State Polytechnic-Pomona Social Work
Lisa Carter Florida Southern College Sociology
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies

Strategic Planning

Soumya Sivakumar (Chair) Marymount University Economics
Jonathan Marion University of Arkansas Anthropology
Suvayan De University of Charleston Economics
Eddie Weller San Jacinto College History
Salli Vargis Georgia State University-Perimeter College International Studies
Lydia Andrade University of Incarnate Word Political Science
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science
Samantha Tackett Florida State University Psychology
Arlene Reilly-Sandoval Colorado State University-Pueblo Social Work
Jori Sechrist McMurry University Sociology
Chastity Blankenship Florida Southern College Sociology
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies
Ex-Officio Members
Tracy Dietz University of North Texas SSSA General Program Director
Nicole Farris Texas A&M University-Commerce SSSA Site Director