Southwestern Social Science Association political scientists recently joined together to publish a compelling new American government reader, Considering American Government, available from Kendall Hunt. Edited by SSSA President Lydia M. Andrade and former political science affiliate president James W Riddlesperger, Jr., the text features chapters on a variety of current issues on US government and politics. Each chapter was written by a ...
The Call for Papers for the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association has been announced. Full details are at https://sssaonline.org/annual-meeting/orlando-2018-call-papers/, including a downloadable poster in PDF format.
Past SSSA President Patrick Barr-Melej has published his new book, Psychedelic Chile, through the University of North Carolina Press. His work re-examines the country’s tumultuous period of the 1960s and 1970s, including the countercultural attitudes prevailing among Chilean youth at the time. Details on his book are here: https://www.uncpress.org/book/9781469632575/psychedelic-chile/.
The SSSA wishes to send our continued good wishes and thoughts to our members and friends in Texas and Louisiana who continue to recover and rebuild from the effects of Hurricane Harvey. We also send our good wishes and thoughts to our members and friends in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and other places in the path of Hurricane Irma.
With an audience of more than 200 professors and students packing a ballroom at the Austin Hyatt Regency, Dr. Anne McCants delivered the plenary address “History and Social Science in an Age of Uncertainty” during the association’s 97th annual meeting in April. Focusing on how the humanities and social sciences help us understand everyday life in the past and give us ...
The SSSA celebrated the recipients of its 2017 awards at the association’s 97th annual meeting, hosted by the Austin Hyatt Regency.
The Distinguished Service Award went to Dr. Douglas Eckberg, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Winthrop University. A longtime member of the association, he has served as both SSSA President and president of the Sociology affiliate. Presenting the award, Past-President Glenn ...