Welcome to the Southern Sociological Society

Established in 1935, the Southern Sociological Society is a society of professionals that promotes the development of sociology as a profession and scientific discipline by the maintenance of high academic professional and ethical standards, and by encouraging effective teaching of sociology, valid and reliable methods and research in the study of human society, diffusion of sociological knowledge and its application to societal problems, cooperation with related disciplines and groups, recruitment and training of sociologists, and development of sociology programs in educational and other agencies.

2015-2016 Officers

Dr. Barbara Risman
University of Illinois-Chicago

Vice President:
Dr. Steve McDonald
North Carolina State University

Executive Officer:
Dr. David Brunsma
Virginia Tech

Committee List

Past Presidents (full list)

Dr. David Maume
University of Cincinnati

Dr. Leslie Hossfeld
University of North Carolina-Wilmington

Dr. Donald Tomaskovic-Devey
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Dr. Beth A. Rubin
University of North Carolina-Charlotte