2019-2020 Committee Rosters

Budget/Financial Policies Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Year Appt or Term Ends
Jean-Marc Gandonou (Chair) Eastern New Mexico University Economics 2017-2020
Mark Barringer Stephen F. Austin State University History 2019-2022
Chris White Livingstone College International Studies 2019-2022
Social Work
Cheng-Hsein Lin Lamar University Sociology 2017-2020
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science 2019-2022
Nicole Farris Texas A&M University-Commerce Women’s & Gender Studies 2018-2021
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

Name Institution Affiliate Year Appt or Term Ends
Jeff Justice (Chair) South Texas College SSSA Communications Director
Michaël Bonnal University of Tennessee–Chattanooga Economics 2019-2022
TBA History 2019-2022
Chris White Livingstone College International Studies 2019-2022
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science 2019-2022
Christopher Ponce California State Polytechnic-Pomona Social Work 2019-2022
Heili Pals Texas A&M University Sociology 2019-2022
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies 2019-2022
Ex-Officio Members
Chastity Blankenship Florida Southern College SSSA Secretary
Tracy Dietz University of North Texas SSSA General Program Director

Editorial Policies Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Year Appt or Term Ends
Abdul Turay Kentucky State University Economics 2017-2020
Shelly Lemons McKendree University History 2017-2020
Mehdi Noorbaksh Harrisburg University International Studies 2017-2020
James Endersby (Chair) University of Missouri Political Science 2017-2020
Evalyne (Ruby) Orwenyo Rutgers University Social Work 2019-2022
David Embrick University of Connecticut Sociology 2017-2020
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies 2018-2021
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

Name Institution Affiliate Year Appt or Term Ends
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 2018-2021
Eddie Weller San Jacinto College History 2017-2020
Rifat Akhter University of Central Arkansas International Studies 2019-2022
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science 2019-2022
TBA Social Work
Carla Goar Kent State University Sociology 2017-2020
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies 2018-2021

Nominations Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Year Appt or Term Ends
Pascal Ngoboka (Chair) University of Wisconin-River Falls SSSA Past President
Israel Nandamudi East Texas Baptist University SSSA President-Elect
Tahany Naggar West Chester University of Pennsylvania Economics 2018-2021
Eddie Weller San Jacinto College History 2017-2020
Rifat Akhter University of Central Arkansas International Studies 2019-2022
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science 2019-2022
TBA Social Work
Carla Goar Kent State University Sociology 2017-2020
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies 2018-2021

Resolutions Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Year Appt or Term Ends
Suvayan De University of Charleston Economics 2019-2022
Jeffrey Burson Georgia Southern University History 2017-2020
Rifat Akhter University of Central Arkansas International Studies 2019-2022
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science 2019-2022
Katherine Perone Western Illinois University Social Work 2019-2022
Jori Sechrist (Chair) McMurry University Sociology 2017-2020
TBA Women’s & Gender Studies 2019-2022

 

Site Policy Committee

Name Institution Affiliate Year Appt or Term Ends
Nicole Farris (Chair) Texas A&M University Commerce SSSA Site Policy Chair
Leanora Brown University of Tennessee–Chattanooga Economics 2017-2020
Kalé Haywood Allegheny College History 2017-2020
Neetu Kaushik LaGuardia Community College International Studies 2019-2022
Doug Crews Belmont University Social Work 2019-2022
Warren Waren Texas A&M University Sociology 2018-2021
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science 2019-2022
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies 2018-2021
Ex-Officio Members
Cynthia Cready University of North Texas SSSA President
Tracy Dietz University of North Texas SSSA General Program Director

Awards and Honors Committee

Name Institution Affiliate
Pascal Ngoboka University of Wisconsin-River Falls SSSA Past President
Lydia Andrade (Chair) University of the Incarnate Word SSSA Past Past President
Glen 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

Name Institution Affiliate Year Appt or Term Ends
Salli Vargis (Chair) Georgia State University-Perimeter College SSSA Vice President 2019-2020
Suvayan De University of Charleston Economics 2019-2020
TBA History 2019-2020
Chris White Livingstone College International Studies 2019-2020
Heather Evans University of Virginia-Wise Political Science 2019-2020
Gabriele Plickert California State Polytechnic-Pomona Social Work 2019-2020
Lisa Carter Florida Southern College Sociology 2019-2020
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies 2019-2020

 

Strategic Planning

Name Institution Affiliate Year Appt or Term Ends
Soumya Sivakumar (Chair) Marymount University Economics 2019-
Jonathan Marion University of Arkansas Anthropology 2019-
Suvayan De University of Charleston Economics 2019-
Eddie Weller San Jacinto College History 2019-
Salli Vargis Georgia State University-Perimeter College International Studies 2019-
Lydia Andrade University of Incarnate Word Political Science 2019-
Jennifer Horan University of North Carolina – Wilmington Political Science 2019-
Samantha Tackett Florida State University Psychology 2019-
Arlene Reilly-Sandoval Colorado State University-Pueblo Social Work 2019-
Jori Sechrist McMurry University Sociology 2019-
Chastity Blankenship Florida Southern College Sociology 2019-
Elizabeth Threatt University of West Alabama Women’s & Gender Studies 2019-
Ex-Officio Members
Tracy Dietz University of North Texas SSSA General Program Director
Nicole Farris Texas A&M University-Commerce SSSA Site Director