American Sociological Association

Regional Sociological Societies Meetings

2016-2017 Regional and Aligned Association Meetings

There are several regionally based and aligned sociological societies in the United States. A schedule of meetings planned by these organizations is listed below. The American Sociological Association staff sociologists will be at each of the following regional meetings. 

Fall 2016

Pennsylvania Sociological Society
66th Annual Meeting
"Social Justice and Sociology: Understanding and Action"
Oct 28-29, 2016
Bloomsburg, PA 
President: Marianne Goodfellow, Ph.D.

Association of Black Sociologists
“#BlackSociologistMatters: Scholarship & Activism in Response to Injustice” 
October 6-8, 2016
Memphis, TN
President: William “Sandy” Darity
Proposal Deadline: May 1, 2016 

Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology
“Creating, Building, and Designing with Sociology”
October 6-8, 2016
Denver, CO
President: Stephen Steele

Mid-South Sociological Association 
“Transforming the Sociological Landscape: The Quest for Reconstruction and a Paradigmatic Shift”
N. Charleston, SC
October 12-15, 2016
President: Shirley Rainey Brown
Proposal Deadline: May 20, 2016


Winter 2017

Sociologists for Women in Society
"Intersectionality and Privilege"
February 9-12, 2017
Albuquerque, NM
President: Wanda Rushing

Eastern Sociological Society
“The End of the World as We Know It?”
February 23-26, 2017
Philadelphia, PA
President: John Torpey
Proposal Deadline: October 15, 2016


Spring 2017

Southern Sociological Society
“Diversities: Inclusion, Equality, Resistance”
March 29 - April 1, 2017
Greenville, SC
President: Christopher Ellison
Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2016

Midwest Sociological Society
"Globalization: Promises, Possibilities, and Pitfalls"
March 30-April 2, 2017
Milwaukee, WI
President: Deb White
Proposal Deadline: October 15, 2016

North Central Sociological Association
“Peace in a Time of Polarization”
March 31-April 1, 2017
Indianapolis, IN
President: Brendan Mullan 
Proposal Deadline: December 9, 2016

Pacific Sociological Association
“Institutional Betrayal: Inequity, Discrimination, Bullying, and Retaliation in Academia”
April 6-9, 2017
Portland, OR
President:  Karen Pyke
Proposal Deadline: October 15, 2016

Southwestern Social Science Association
“Social Sciences and Social Change”
April 12-15, 2017
Austin, TX
President: Patrick Barr-Melej


Note: The current president is listed for each association. This may not be the program chair for the upcoming meeting. Please consult the individual association’s website for more information.


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