SWPSA to hold February Centennial Event Panel on COVID-19

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The Southwestern Political Science Association will host their February 2021 Centennial Virtual Speaker Series panel on Thursday, February 18, at 3:00-4:30 PM Eastern.  The topic is Comparative Impacts of COVID Around the World.  Speakers include

  • Dr Christopher Clark, President of St Vincent’s Hospital,
  • Dr. Thomas Birkland, Professor at North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Kristin Taylor, Associate Professor at Wayne State University
  • Dr. Wayne Cetrone, ...
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Southwestern Social Science Association Executive Committee Statement on the Assault on the United States Capitol Building, January 6, 2021

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Like many around the world, we, scholars of the Southwestern Social Science Association, watched with shock and horror as the United States Capitol building was attacked and occupied by supporters of President Donald Trump. This attack occurred as the Congress was fulfilling its constitutional duty to certify the votes cast by the Electoral College as part of the 2020 US ...
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SWPSA to continue online lecture series with a Century of Women in American Politics panel

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The 2020 SWPSA Executive Council’s virtual lecture series, created to contribute to ongoing academic dialogue, and engage students and community members, will host its second of four events on Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 3 pm to 5 pm eastern via Zoom. Our first panel session focused on Race and Racism in America and featured three distinguished colleagues Dr. Menna ...
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SSSA past-past president Andrade and past SWPSA president Riddlesperger co-edit new American government reader

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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 ...
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Southwestern Political Science Association to host virtual speaker series

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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 ...
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Professor Alex R. Piquero to be the keynote speaker at the 2021 Centennial Annual Meeting

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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 ...
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Southwestern Social Science Association 2020 Centennial Annual Meeting is cancelled

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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 ...
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SSSA Statement on the COVID-19 Pandemic and the 2020 Centennial Annual Meeting

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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

Keynote speaker for 2020 Centennial Annual Meeting announced

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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 ...
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Call for Papers for the 2020 Centennial Annual Meeting released

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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 ...
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