The 2020 Mid-South Sociological Association Inc. Conference will be held in Nashville, TN at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel
October 14-17 2020
Conference theme: Post Fact Society: Sociological Solutions for the War on Truth.
Hotel reservations are now open
Millennium Maxwell House
2025 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN, 37228
Group Code: 2010MIDSSA
2020 Call for Session Organizers
Due Date: February 22, 2020.
The 2020 Awards, Scholarship, and Paper Competition have been released. Please review the announcements below for requirements and submission information.
MSSA is proud to announce Dr. James Loewen as our 2020 annual conference keynote speaker.
Keynote Address: October 16, 2020 4:00-5:15
Sociological Spectrum Special Issue: Intersectional Experiences and Marginalized Voices Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: May 30, 2020
2019-2020 BOARD MEMBERS
|Past President Jason Ulsperger
Current President Jessica Abbott
President-Elect Tina Deshotels
Vice President Patricia Gleich
Vice President-Elect Lauren Norman
Secretary-Treasurer Jessica Pardee
Committee on Membership Cassidy Cooper
Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Melencia Johnson
Committee on Nominations Boniface Noyongoyo
Organizational Identity Statement
The Mid-South Sociological Association, Inc. (MSSA, Inc.), founded in 1975, is a 501-C-(3) non-profit organization providing both professional support to, and a forum for sociologists who teach, conduct research and reside in the Mid-South region of the US. Through its publications, annual conference, academic support and collegial networks, MSSA, Inc. promotes the advancement of sociological research, the diffusion of knowledge, innovative service and teaching. From its inception, MSSA, Inc has been and continues to be committed to mentoring and enabling the growth of the next generation of sociologists in the value of high-quality research and engagement, and ethical, professional service.
Organization Inclusion Statement
The Mid-South Sociological Association Inc. embraces diversity and promotes inclusion by recruiting, including, and valuing people of all races, genders and gender identities, sexualities, ethnicities, religions, economic and employment statuses, abilities, and other dimensions. The MSSA celebrates all expressions of diversity and identity and strives to provide an environment conducive to free expression of ideas without fear of judgment in any way. Moreover, the MSSA does not tolerate any action from any member or conference participant that encourages or promotes hatred and/or intolerance in any form. Further, to the extent that the Board determines that it is not detrimental to the best interests (financial and otherwise) of the association, the MSSA will use the economic power of the annual conferences and other activities to select locations and enter into agreements with businesses that have policies and practices that reflect the values of the MSSA.