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!

This year we ask the members of SSA to select among candidates for three positions: a Vice President; two members of the Executive Council; and a Student Representative.
Ballots are being emailed to registered members and are valid through October 1st.
Email ballots are anonymous and can only be used once.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this year’s election, please contact Dr. Warren Waren.

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
Secretary/Treasurer Joseph Comeau 2014
Executive Council Theresa Morris 2017 2019
Kamesha Spates 2017 2019
Gwenetta Curry 2018 2020
Warren Waren 2018 2020
Student Representative Brennan Miller 2018 2019