SSSA Officer Position: Treasurer. The SSSA Council will elect a Treasurer at the 2021 Centennial Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Members of the SSSA, in good standing, are eligible for consideration for the Officer position of Treasurer; a member of the Executive Committee and SSSA Council. Those interested and willing to serve SSSA in this capacity should send the following, addressed to the chair, Nominations Committee: -A statement of interest in serving as SSSA Treasurer. [The current Treasurer is eligible to serve another term!] -A brief CV highlighting pervious/continuing service to SSSA and /or Affiliate organizations.
Please submit the above not later than March 16, 2021, to: email@example.com.
Position description/duties: Treasurer. The Treasurer, or designee, shall have the following duties: • a) Keep and maintain, or cause to be kept and maintained, adequate and correct accounts of the properties and business transactions of the Association; • b) Ensure the books of account are open to inspection by any Council Member or Member at all reasonable times; • c) Ensure a financial statement is provided to the Executive Committee, Council, and Membership at their respective meetings; • d) Provide a report of the Association's financial affairs at meetings of the Executive Committee, Council, and Members and/or when requested by a Council Member or Member; • e) Ensure appropriate oversight and implementation of the financial policies and procedures; • f) Have such other powers and duties as may be prescribed by the Council or these Bylaws; and, • g) Serve as Treasurer for a term of three (3) years. ... See MoreSee Less
The SSSA Council is pleased to announce availability of student travel grants for our 2021 Centennial Annual Meeting in New Orleans. We will award up to ten (10) grants in the amount of $300 each, wit...
Our hotel room block registration rate for #SSSA2021 at The Monteleone is now active. Rates are $189/night. Go to our hotel information page to access the link and register if you are attending the Centennial Annual Meeting in-person. bit.ly/3cWoFmd ... See MoreSee Less
The Southwestern Political Science Association will host their February 2021 Centennial Virtual Speaker Series panel on Thursday, February 18, at 3:00-4:30 PM Eastern. The topic is Comparative Impacts...
Southwestern Social Science Association Executive Committee Statement on the Assault on the United States Capitol, January 6, 2021:
As representatives of scholars in an organization dedicated to free inquiry and a free democracy, we condemn the insurrection action taken against the United States Congress on January 6. The outcome of the American election is unambiguous. When bullets are substituted for ballots, it is the obligation of every free and thinking person to stand against tyranny. ... See MoreSee Less
Southwestern Political Science Association will host a free live panel over Zoom on Thursday, Nov 19, on a Century of Women in American Politics. Details are in the SSSA news feed. bit.ly/36rG15H ... See MoreSee Less
SSSA Past Past President Lydia Andrade and past SWPSA president Jim Riddlesperger are pleased to announce the forthcoming edition of their new American government reader, "Considering American Government." ... See MoreSee Less