Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) 2018 Call for Papers and More Information

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
 invites submissions for the 68th Annual Meeting, to be held August 10-12, 2018, at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel in Philadelphia, PA.  This year’s theme selected by President Luis A. Fernandez is Abolitionist Approaches to Social ProblemsThe submission deadline is January 31, 2018.  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.  For more information, visit https://www.sssp1.org/2018_Call_for_Papers.

ANNUAL MEETING
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Annual Meeting, August 10-12, 2018, Philadelphia, PA.  The program theme selected by President Luis A. Fernandez is Abolitionist Approaches to 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.  For more information, visithttps://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/713/2018_Annual_Meeting/.

FUNDING
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is soliciting applications for the 2018 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship.  Persons identified as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian/Asian-American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship.  Two students will be funded. Applications are due by and must be received no later than February 1, 2018.  Applicants will be notified of the results by July 15, 2018.  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. Ana Muñiz, Chair, Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship Committee at anamuniz@uci.edu.  For more information, visit https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/261/Racial/Ethnic_Minority_Graduate_Fellowship/.

COMPETITIONS
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is pleased to announce the2018 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/2018_Call_for_Papers by January 31, 2018.  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 more information, visithttps://www.sssp1.org/file/2018/2018SPC.pdf.

 

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