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.
2018 Annual Meeting
The 2018 Annual Meeting of the SSSA will be in Orlando FL October 10-13. The theme is It’s a Small, Small World. SSA President Dr. Carson Mencken (Baylor University) and Sociology Program Chair Dr. Cristina Morales (University of Texas-El Paso) invite the submission of abstracts/proposals for paper, panel, poster, and visual sociology presentations on this theme or other topics from a sociological perspective.
The SSSA Call for Papers can be found at the SSSA website
Formal submissions to the SSA program can be made online via the submission website.
Deadline: April 23, 2018
Silent Auction at the SSA Annual Meetings
Please help make our auction a success! If you are interested in donating any item(s) for the silent auction notify Dr. Robert Wallace. Keep in mind that items for silent auction do not need to be restricted to books.
Nominations for Awards and Positions
Click on the following links to view calls for nominations for the indicated items.
- Nominations for Vice President, Executive Council, and Student Representative (DEADLINE- January 20, 2017)
- Distinguished Paper Award (DEADLINE- March 22, 2017)
- Student Paper Awards (DEADLINE- March 22, 2017)
- Visual Sociology Social problems Student Photo Essay Student Contest (DEADLINE- March 22, 2017)
- Norma Williams Distinguished Service Award (DEADLINE- March 22, 2017)
Southwestern Sociological Association Officers
|Office||Name||Term Began||Term Concludes|
|President||F. Carson Mencken||2017||2018|
|Vice President||Maria Cristine Morales||2017||2018|
|Past President||Carol Walther||2017||2018|
|Vice President Elect||Robert Wallace||2017||2018|
|Executive Council||Louwanda Evans||2016||2018|
|Aurelia Lorena Murga||2016||2018|
|Student Representative||Ana Hernandez||2017||2018|