Southwestern Sociological Association
The Southwestern Sociological Association (SSA) is a disciplinary affiliate of the Southwestern Social Science Association, the nation’s oldest interdisciplinary social science professional association established in 1919. The SSA promotes the advancement of sociological research, knowledge, teaching, and professional service throughout the greater Southwest and the nation.
2019 Officer Elections
Voting is now open for the Southwestern Sociological Association (SSA) election of officers for 2019-2020!
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this year’s election, please contact Dr. Warren Waren.
GIS Workshop at the Annual Meeting
The GIS Workshop at the 2019 Annual Meeting will be October 31, 1-3 PM, in Promanade B on the 3rd floor at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Bring your laptops! All are welcome.
Sociology Silent Action at the Annual Meeting
Please join the Sociology Affiliate in celebrating 15 years conducting the Silent Auction. These books and gifts are representative of all the disciplines and you are sure to find something to take home. The auction proceeds go to support the American Sociology Association’s Minority Fellowship. You can read more at this website: https://www.asanet.org/asa-communities/minority-fellowship-program.
The auction raises over $1000 each year and with your help, this can be the most successful auction to date. Please check out the list of donations at the Sociology Affiliate Web Page: https://sssaonline.org/affiliates/sociology/
If you have something to donate, please contact Elizabeth Kelly, at email@example.com.
Items up for auction at the Annual Meeting include:
STATA and STATA press books, https://www.stata.com/
Frank Furstenberg- Behind the Academic Curtain: How to find Success and Happiness with a Ph.D. (5)
Theresa Morris- Cut It Out: The C-Section Epidemic
Book info: https://nyupress.org/9780814764114/
Health Care in Crisis: Hospitals, Nurses, and the Consequences of Change
Book info: https://nyupress.org/9781479827695/
ESRI PRESS- Women in GIS, Mapping their stories (2)
GIS For Science- Applying Mapping and Spatial Analytics (2)
ESRI Map book (2) https://esripress.esri.com/display/index.cfm
ESRI WORLD GIS DAY- 5 one year subscriptions to be given away at the GIS workshop on October 31
University of California Press- The Scholar Denied, Aldon D. Morris https://www.ucpress.edu/
Brookings Press- Diversity Explosion- How new Racial Demographics are Remaking America, William H. Frey https://www.brookings.edu/book/diversity-explosion-2/
Divided Politics Divided Nation- Hyper conflict in the Trump Era, Darrell M. West https://www.brookings.edu/book/divided-politics-divided-nation/
Cecilia Menjivar- Enduring Violence-Ladina Women’s Lives in Guatemala https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pnz5p
Immigrant Families https://chavez.ucla.edu/2018/05/09/immigrant-families/
Sage Publication- gift items
Discover Sociology 4th Edition https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/discover-sociology/book259065
Sociology in Action https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/sociology-in-action/book249345
Our Social World Condensed https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/our-social-world-condensed/book259287
Discover sociology Core Concepts https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/discover-sociology-core-concepts/book251190
Social Inequality in a Global Age 6h Edition https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/social-inequality-in-a-global-age/book257697
Family Law and Public Policy, Laura Walker https://www.wklegaledu.com/aspen-college-series/id-9781454812562/Family_Law_and_Public_Policy
Constitutional Rights-Cases in Context, INCLUDES FREE ACESS to Aspen Voices and Law Videos, Randy Barnett and Howard E. Katz https://www.wklegaledu.com/aspen-casebook-series/id-9781454892908/Constitutional_Rights_Cases_in_Context_Second_Edition
Formations of United States Colonialism, Aloyosha Goldstein, Editor https://www.dukeupress.edu/formations-of-united-states-colonialism
Wrestling with Angels, Marjorie L. Cappock http://www.wrestlingwithangels.com/
From Social Movement to Moral Market, Paul-Brian McInerney https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=11113
Corrections, 3rd Edition, Mary K. Stohr, and Anthony Walsh https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/corrections/book254987
Race, Gender, Sexuality and Social Class, 3rd Edition– Susan J. Ferguson, Editor https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/race-gender-sexuality-and-social-class/book255054
Enrique’s Journey, Sonia Nazariz http://enriquesjourney.com/
Diversity and Society, Joseph F. Healy and Andi Stepnizk https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/diversity-and-society/book255393
Anay’s will to Learn, A woman’s Education, Elaine Hampton https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/hamana
Conflicting Commitments, Shannon Glecson https://books.google.com/books/about/Conflicting_Commitments.html?id=ji5Rsk_co-QC&printsec=frontcover&source=kp_read_button#v=onepage&q&f=false
The MATA book, William Gould https://www.stata.com/bookstore/mata-book/
Constitutional Law, Laying Down the Law– Robin Scheina Brown and Kelly A. Koermer https://www.wklegaledu.com/aspen-political-science-series/id-5279/Constitutional_Law_Laying_Down_the_Law
Peer Pressure, Peer Reinvention, The role of friends in Crime and Conformity, Barbara J. Costello and Trina L. Hope https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781315668055
Sociology Paper Award Nominations
Information on the Sociology Paper Awards will be posted here as it becomes available.
Southwestern Sociological Association Officers
|Office||Name||Beginning of Term for Current Office||End of Term for Current Office|
|President||Maria Cristine Morales||2018||2019|
|Vice President||Robert Wallace||2018||2019|
|Past President||F. Carson Mencken||2018||2019|
|Vice President Elect||Elizabeth Kelly||2018||2019|
|Executive Council||Theresa Morris||2017||2019|
|Student Representative||Brennan Miller||2018||2019|