The Society for the
Study of Social Issues






Dr. Rebecca Covarrubias

Please join SPSSI in congratulating Dr. Rebecca Covarrubias who is the recipient of the first Susan D. Dudley Early Career Scholars Research Grant. Read more here.

See past Member Spotlights here







New Issue Alert - SIPR Volume 13, Issue 1

The latest issue of Social Issues and Policy Review is now available online. To access it, please login and visit our direct access page or click over to Wiley Online Library







SPSSI's 2018 Presidential Address

Wendy Williams' keynote address entitled, "Considering Carnegie’s Legacy in the Time of Trump: A Science and Policy Agenda" is now available in JSI Vol. 74 Iss. 4. You can also stream the keynote address on YouTube.








  Upcoming Award Deadlines:

SPSSI Teaching Grant - Feb 15

Innovative Teaching Award - March 1

Outstanding Teaching & Mentoring - March 1

Applied Social Issues Internship - March 15




SPSSI 2019 in San Diego

Join us for our 2019 Summer conference! Click here for more info. 

Winter 2018 Newsletter

Want to catch up with SPSSI? Read all the latest news in our Winter 2018 Newsletter!

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Research that produces nothing but books will not suffice.
                                                                                                                    - Kurt Lewin