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.

2019-2020 Officers

Dr. Beth Rushing
Appalachian College Association

Vice President:
Dr. Denise Bissler
Randolph Macon College

Executive Officer:
Dr. David Brunsma
Virginia Tech

Past Presidents (full list)

Dr. Toni Calasanti
Virginia Tech

Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
Duke University

Dr. Christopher Ellison
University of Texas-San Antonio

Dr. Barbara Risman
University of Chicago-Illinois

Dr. David Maume
University of Cincinnati

Dr. Leslie Hossfeld
University of North Carolina-Wilmington