Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Associate Professor of History, has been elected Vice President of the oldest interdisciplinary social science association in the United States, the Southwestern Social Science Association.
He will take his turn as President of the SSSA Council in 2016-17.
Founded in 1919, SSSA is the oldest interdisciplinary social science association in the United States, and is composed of professionals and students in the social sciences, including academics and other professionals. SSSA is the umbrella organization for seven academic and professional affiliate associations, including the areas of Economics, History, International Studies, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, and Women’s & Gender Studies. Read more on the SSSA website.