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.

2017-2018 Officers

President:
Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
Duke University

Vice President:
Dr. Shannon N. Davis
George Mason University

Executive Officer:
Dr. David Brunsma
Virginia Tech

Past Presidents (full list)

2016-2017
Dr. Christopher Ellison
University of Texas-San Antonio

2015-2016
Dr. Barbara Risman
University of Chicago-Illinois

2014-2015
Dr. David Maume
University of Cincinnati

2013-2014
Dr. Leslie Hossfeld
University of North Carolina-Wilmington