Southern Rural Sociological Association (SRSA) Awards Nominations Open
2022 SRSA Annual Meeting ∙ February 13-14, 2022, New Orleans
For questions regarding nomination please contact:

Dr. Annie Cafer- SRSA President Elected and Nomination Chair (amcafer@olemiss.edu)


Award submission portal link


SRSA Awards for Teaching, Research, Extension, and Public Service

SRSA recognizes professionals in the association who have made significant contributions in Teaching, Research, Extension/Outreach, and Public Service.


Nominations are currently being sought for the 2022 Awards. The awards for Excellence in Teaching, Excellence in Research, and Excellence in Extension/Outreach recognize SRSA members, while the award for Excellence in Public Service may be presented to a SRSA member or non-member.

2021 SRSA Awards Presented

Posted February 7, 2021


  • David Nii Tackie, Presidential Award

  • Brooklynn Wynveen, Excellence in Teaching (pictured, at right)

  • Cynthia Rice, Excellence in Extension

  • Gene Theodori, Jin Young Choi, Diego F. Alvarez, and M. Jade Zimpher, Outstanding Professional Paper

  • Kara Alexis Woods, Lonnie Hannon, and Robert Zabawa, Outstanding Professional Paper

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52nd Annual [Virtual] Meeting

Posted February 6, 2021


From SRSA Program Chair Annie Cafer: I know y’all are excited, as is the Board, that we were still able to make our annual meeting work despite a global pandemic. The program looks a bit different this year but we have a stellar set of presentations and panels that will speak to critical issues facing the rural South.

John Green Elected to Lead National Rural Sociology Association

Posted January 25, 2021


John Green, a past SRSA president and editor of SRSA's Journal of Rural Social Sciences, is the new president-elect of the Rural Sociological Society. 

Click here to read more.

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SRSA Leaders Cited in National Racial Progress Study

Posted January 13, 2021


Annie Cafer and John Green were among a group of seven scholars across the country who contributed findings to a national study detailing the states that have achieved the most racial progress over time. 

Click here to read the Wallet Hub report "2021’s States with the Most Racial Progress."


Upcoming Events


November 30, 2022

Editor Search Materials Due

2022 Call for Papers 

Coming October 1, 2022