44th Annual MSSA Conference.

The 2018 Mid-South Sociological Association Inc. Conference will be held in Birmingham, AL – October 24-27, 2018.

Conference theme: Revisiting Dr. King’s Dream Five Decades after His Death: Facts, Fallacies, and Fears about the Future.



Mid-South Sociological Association Inc.

October 24-27, 2018

Birmingham, Alabama

We invite relevant research papers and posters from any and all disciplines, including those with an interdisciplinary focus. Please consider submitting your papers early, to help ensure a spot in your session of choice.


2018 final call for paper submissions


Mid-South Sociological Association Inc.

2017-2018 Board of Directors

2017-2018 Voting members

 President  Ruth Chananie
 President-Elect  David May
 Vice President   Jessica Abbott
 Vice President-Elect  Jason Ulsperger
 Secretary-Treasurer  Shelly  McGrath
 Past President Kevin Breault
 Committee on Membership Jessica Burke
 Committee on Minorities Melencia Johnson
 Committee on Nominations Lauren Norman
 Committee on the Profession  Gregory Harris
 Committee on Small & Community Colleges   Nicola Davis Bivens
 Committee on Women, Gender, and Sexualities   Jessica Pardee
 Sociological Spectrum Editor   Jerry Gonzalez (in voting place for Kevin Breault)
 Forum Editor   Tina Deshotels
Latest News


    2018 final call for paper submissions


    Call for Submissions to Nuances – Newsletter of the Committee on Minorities – Due September 17

    Committee on Minorities Travel Scholarship – Applications Due September 21