SSS Election Approaching

It is nearly time to vote for our 2025-2026 elected offices. You can learn more about the candidates through the guide to candidates and their diversity statements by clicking here. You must be a current member to vote. You can check the status of your 2024 membership by visiting your membership portal here. You will be able … Read more

SSS 2024 Satisfaction Survey

Please take a moment to fill out this survey (click here) to help us understand your experiences at SSS 2024. This survey will remain open until midnight (EST) on Wednesday, May 8th, 2024. We deeply value your responses.

Job Opportunity: Professor of Sociology or Anthropology, NC State University

NC State Distinguished Professor of Sociology or Anthropology The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Carolina State University (NC State) invites applications at the senior associate or full professor level for the Goodnight-NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professorship in Social Sciences. The ideal candidate will be a nationally and/or internationally recognized sociologist or anthropologist (any … Read more

From SSS 2024 to SSS 2025

SSSers.  I hope everyone had safe travels back from New Orleans.  We had some 941 of you register for these meetings! This means that SSS continues to grow since the pandemic and this is so exciting to see! Thanks again to our 2023-2024 President, Gayle Kaufman, and their Program Chairs D’Lane Compton and Hiromi Taniguchi … Read more

The Southern Sociologist, Vol. 55, No. 2

Dear SSS community, We are excited to share with you the most recent issue of The Southern Sociologist, the official newsletter of the Southern Sociological Society! In this issue, you’ll find: A heartfelt thank you to Nadya Vera and her entire team for bringing these stories, updates, and accolades together for the society. This newsletter … Read more

Introducing the Mobile App for SSS 2024

We will be using Whova for our mobile app this year. As we no longer offer physical programs (although copies will be in each breakout room), attendees will want to download the mobile app for SSS 2024 to get the most out of your conference experience. Some highlights include: You can download the Whova app or access … Read more

SSS 2024 Final Program Now Available

Dear SSS community, We are pleased to announce that the SSS 2024 Final Program is now available. The final program is saved as a PDF file and searchable with the function (Ctrl+F). The program includes a full list of sessions along with daily schedules. A session index is found in the back of the program. Be on … Read more

Recently Published Books at SSS 2024

At the 2024 Annual Meeting, the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee will recognize recently published books by, or about, historically marginalized groups. The committee will also host a free raffle to give away donated books to graduate students and first-time attendees.  If you are interested and willing to donate one copy of your … Read more

2024 Award Recipients

Dear SSS community, On behalf of the Committee on Honors, I am pleased to announce the 2024 Southern Sociological Society award recipients. We invite you to attend the Presidential Honors and Convocation event at the Annual Meeting to offer congratulations and best wishes to the following recipients: Roll of Honor Award Larry Isaac, Vanderbilt University … Read more