The Southwestern Sociological Association (SSA) is a disciplinary member of the Southwestern Social Science Association, the nation’s oldest interdisciplinary social science professional association established in 1919. The SSA promotes the advancement of sociological research, knowledge, teaching, and professional service in the greater Southwest region.
McMurry faculty members and students have been active with the Southwestern Sociological Association. Over many years, many professors and students have presented papers at the annual SSA meetings.
SSSA is the connected organization for several academic and professional affiliate associations, including the areas of Economics, History, International Studies, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, and Women’s & Gender Studies. The purpose of SSSA is to promote, cultivate and correlate the various areas of the social sciences and their applications through: