Southwestern Social Science Association President Salli Vargis is pleased to announce that Dr Jennifer R Mercieca will deliver the Presidential Keynote Address at the 2023 Annual Meeting in Fort Worth.
Her presentation for the Annual Meeting is entitled “Communicating for the Democratic Way of Life.”
Our public sphere is dominated by the widespread use of information warfare techniques that normalize the idea ...
The SSSA Nominations Committee is accepting nominations for the positions of SSSA Communications Director and SSSA Chair of the Site Policy Committee (Site Director), each for a three-year term serving through the 2026 Annual Meeting. Position announcements are as follows:
The SSSA Council will elect a Communications Director at the 2023 Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, TX. Members of the SSSA, ...
The SSSA Council is pleased to announce availability of student travel grants for our 2023 Annual Meeting in Fort Worth. We will award up to twenty (20) grants in the amount of $300 each, with at least one (1) award provided to an attendee in each of our affiliates (identified as the primary affiliate on the student’s membership file).
Honorees will be recognized ...
Livingstone College political scientist and active SSSA member Dr Chris White has published an article entitled “Security Arrangements and Migration Crises” in the journal International Social Science Review. His work examines the role of maritime military intervention in an international immigration crisis, using NATO as a case study. His article is available at this link.
Dr White is an active member ...
Our Call for Papers for the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association has been extended. You can submit your poster, paper, or full panel by clicking here.
Our 2023 Annual Meeting will be at the Omni Fort Worth, 30 March – 1 April.
Dr Liliana Rodriguez, assistant professor of sociology at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently named as a Career Enhancement Fellow by the Institute for Citizens and Scholars and funded by the Mellon Foundation. The fellowship will allow her to advance her research in immigration, race relations, and Latina/o studies, in addition to other fields. She is also co-coordinator of Southwest Borderlands ...
Outgoing SSSA Secretary Chastity Blankenship, Southern Florida College, has co-authored a recently published article entitled “‘Since me Back Home’: Using Country Music to Clarify Criminological Theory in Undergraduate Courses” in the Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
The SSSA congratulates her and her colleagues on their work, and we also thank her for her ...
The Southwestern Social Science Association is proud to announce the recipients of the Charles Bonjean and Robert Lineberry awards for 2022. These awards are presented for the two best articles published in our journal, Social Science Quarterly, in the preceding year.
The Charles Bonjean Award, goes to “Measuring Income Inequality Across Countries and Over Time: The Standardized World Income Inequality Database ...
SSSA 2022 Presidential Keynote Address Speaker Dr. Thomas Preston recently gave a presentation for the Foley Institute entitled “Crisis in Ukraine.” The presentation was uploaded to YouTube and is available to the general public at this link.
Dr. Preston offered background on the events leading toward Putin’s decision to invasion of Ukraine, including Russia’s view as an “existential threat” of ...
As part of our (COVID-delayed!) Centennial Celebrations, the Presidential Reception on Thursday, 21 April, will be open to guests in addition to registered attendees.
The evening will include a cocktail hour and dinner, recognition of honorees, dancing across the decades, a 1920s costume contest, and a Charleston contest. Everyone is encouraged to dress in 1920s period attire.
Those attending the full Annual ...