SSSA past-past president Andrade and past SWPSA president Riddlesperger co-edit new American government reader
Southwestern Social Science Association Past-Past President Lydia Andrade and former Southwestern Political Science Association president James Riddlesperger, Jr., are pleased to announce publication of a new American government reader which they co-edited. The SSSA congratulates both of these scholars and leaders on their new work.
Considering American Government is a dynamic, readable, engaging presentation of material not traditionally covered or given ...
Due to the cancellation of the 2020 Annual Meeting as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 2020 Southwestern Political Science Association Council agreed that a virtual lecture series might in some small way allow us to touch base with one another, contribute to ongoing academic dialogue, and engage students. To those ends, it has planned a four-part series ...
Southwestern Social Science Association President Cynthia Cready is pleased to announce that Alex R. Piquero will deliver the presidential keynote address titled Immigration & Crime: Debunking the Myth at the association’s centennial annual meeting. The centennial annual meeting is April 15-17, 2021 in New Orleans, LA. The plenary session is scheduled for Thursday, April 15, 4:00 PM, followed by the ...
October 28 – November 1, 2020 Austin, Texas
#SSSA2020 Cancellation Notice
Due to the COVID-19 disease outbreak, the Southwestern Social Science Association (SSSA) is canceling its 2020 Annual Meeting and postponing our centennial celebration until the 2021 Annual Meeting, which is scheduled for April 15-17, 2021 at The Monteleone in New Orleans, Louisiana. Accordingly, for 2021, we will keep the 2020 theme ...
The Centennial Southwestern Social Science Association (SSSA) Meeting is scheduled for October 29-31, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. The SSSA leadership is closely monitoring novel coronavirus (COVID-19) developments as reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, and Read More
Southwestern Social Science Association President Cynthia Cready announced that Alex R. Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology and Director of Social Impact Research, Office of Research at The University of Texas at Dallas will deliver the presidential keynote address at the association’s centennial annual meeting. The SSSA 2020 annual meeting is October 29-31 in Austin, Texas. The plenary session is scheduled for ...
The Southwestern Social Science Association has released its initial Call for Papers for the Centennial Annual Meeting to be held October 29-31, 2020, in Austin, Texas. We invite proposals for research papers, posters, author-meets-critic sessions, roundtables, and paper workshopping sessions. We encourage both individual submissions plus complete panels.
Click here to download the Call for Papers.
We will use the All Academic ...
The Southwestern Social Science Association recently announced the winners of our first ever Student Travel Grant Award program. Ten SSSA student members were selected to receive grants of $300. In spearheading the creation of the awards program, SSSA President Pascal Ngoboka said, “We shall endeavor to grow our membership from the grassroots, one student at a time.”
Those selected were:
Nicardo McInnis ...
An amendment to the SSSA Bylaws has been proposed and will be debated and receive a vote at the business meeting on 1st November. The text of the motion amending the bylaws is available here. All SSSA members present at that meeting and in good standing with the association will be welcome to vote on it.
If approved, the amendment ...
The Southwestern Sociological Association will hold their 15th annual silent action at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association. Proceeds go toward the SSA’s Minority Fellowship Program. A list of some items up for bids is available on the Sociology Affiliate webpage.
If you have items you wish to donate, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Kelly.