Announcing the SSS 2024 Presidential Plenary Sessions

Dear SSS community: I am super excited for our upcoming meeting in New Orleans! There will be so many great sessions and activities. For today, I want to focus on the amazing presidential plenary sessions. On Thursday, we will have S.L. Crawley present a plenary on “Resisting Sociology’s Binaries — and Why It Matters.” Dr. … Read more

SSS 2024 Update from Program Co-Chairs

Dear SSS members, We are so excited to update you on our planning for the 2024 meeting. In response to the Call for Papers built around President Gayle Kaufman’s theme “Disrupting Binaries,” we received about 700 submissions for research papers, posters, thematic sessions, panels, workshops, and much more. It is truly impressive to see all … Read more

Job Opportunity: Associate or Full Professor/ Chairperson, Tennessee Technological University

Department: Sociology and Political Science Job Purpose Chairperson of Sociology and Political Science and Professor or Associate Professor for Sociology-Criminology/Criminal Justice with a 50/50% split between administrative and academic duties and a classification as faculty on a nine-month contract with an expectation of summer administrative responsibilities with correlated renumeration. Essential Functions The selected candidate must … Read more

Statement in Support of Introductory Sociology as a General Education Course

The Southern Sociological Society strongly supports the inclusion of Introductory Sociology as a course that counts toward general education requirements, such as core social sciences requirements. Introductory Sociology is an important course for understanding society. It allows students to see connections between their individual lives and larger forces, including organizations, institutions, and the state, enabling … Read more

Job Opportunity: Assistant/Associate Professor of Sociology, Jacksonville State University

The Department of Sociology and Political Science of Jacksonville State University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is seeking to hire a scholar for an Assistant Professor, in the Sociology Program. The Department of Sociology and Political Science invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Sociology. This is a full-time, tenure-track position with … Read more

Opportunities for Exhibiting, Advertising, and Engaging at SSS 2024

Good day SSSers. I would like for you to consider the ways you can make your work, your programs, and your organizations visible at SSS 2024. There are a variety of ways, and, indeed, we are always open to new ideas and working with members, their publishers, and a myriad of organizations. Tabling/Exhibiting/Advertising at SSS … Read more

Call for Editors – Social Currents

Social Currents is seeking a new editor or editorial team to begin a three-year term that will run from July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2027, with the overlapping transition between editorial offices beginning July 1, 2024. This transition period will allow for the new editorial team to learn from the outgoing editorial team. About … Read more

TSS Volume 55, Number 1 is out now!

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: Importantly, you will also find a call for graduate student editors to support the efforts of putting together this important document several times each year. If you or someone you … Read more

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor, Tennessee Tech University

Position Number: 110080 Department: Sociology and Political Science Job Purpose Teach introductory and upper-division courses in criminology and criminal justice in the Department of Sociology & Political Science. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Essential Functions Teach introductory and upper-division courses in criminology and criminal justice, compatible with departmental needs. Research and scholarship. Service to … Read more

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Northern Michigan University

Sociologist – Gender and Sexuality  Position: The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Sociology (tenure-track) faculty position specializing in gender and sexuality. We seek applications from passionate sociologists committed to teaching and scholarship, with active research interests that will involve undergraduate students … Read more