Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) 2019 Annual Meeting Information

ANNUAL MEETING

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Annual Meeting, August 9-11, 2019, New York City, NY. The program theme selected by President Nancy J. Mezey is Illuminating the SOCIAL in Social Problems. SSSP is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems. Contact sssp@utk.edu or visit https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/745/2019_Annual_Meeting/.

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) invites submissions for the 69th Annual Meeting, to be held August 9-11, 2019, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, NY. The program theme selected by President Nancy J. Mezey is Illuminating the SOCIAL in Social Problems. The submission deadline is January 31, 2019. SSSP is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems. If you are involved in scholarship or action in pursuit of a just society nationally or internationally, you belong in the SSSP. You will meet others engaged in research to find the causes and consequences of social problems, as well as others seeking to apply existing scholarship to the formulation of social policies. Contact sssp@utk.edu or visit https://www.sssp1.org/2019_Call_for_Papers.

COMPETITIONS

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is pleased to announce the 2019 Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards. In order to be considered for any of the Student Paper Competitions, applicants are required to submit their papers through the Annual Meeting Call for Papers, https://www.sssp1.org/2019_Call_for_Papers by January 31, 2019. This will ensure that winning papers are both designated and included in the program. Please note that students may only submit to one division and that each division has its own deadline and submission process. For information, visit https://sssp1.org/2019_SPC_and_OSA.

FUNDING

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is soliciting applications for the 2019 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship. Persons identified as American Indian or Alaska Native, Arab or Middle Eastern or North African, Asian or Asian-American, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) from one of the aforementioned groups, accepted into an accredited doctoral program in any one of the social and/or behavioral sciences are invited to apply for the $15,000 fellowship. Two students will be funded. Applications are due by and must be received no later than February 1, 2019. Applicants will be notified of the results by July 15, 2019. All applicants must be a current member when applying. With the exception of DACA students, who are also eligible, applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Contact Dr. Saher Selod, Chair, with questions concerning the fellowship: saher.selod@simmons.edu or visit https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/261/Racial/Ethnic_Minority_Graduate_Fellowship/.

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