Welcome to the South Carolina Sociological Association

About the South Carolina Sociological Association

What We Do

The South Carolina Sociological Association exists to promote the teaching, research, and practice of sociology throughout the state of South Carolina. Its mission is to organize conferences, facilitate the exchange of views between members, discuss matters of broad sociological concern, establish organizational policy, and communicate sociological theory and methods of analysis to the public at large.


President: Aristide Sechandice, Tri-County Technical College

President-Elect: Russell Ward, Francis Marion University

Treasurer: Jessica Doucet, Francis Marion University

Secretary: Jessica Burke, Francis Marion University

Executive Board:

Deborah J. Cohan, University of South Carolina-Beaufort

Mitchell Mackinem, Claflin University

Sharon Wilkie, Bob Jones University

the South Carolina Sociological Association

SCSA Annual Meetings

2018 Meeting

The 2018 annual meeting was held February 23-24 at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, 10000 Beach Club Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29672.  The program for the meeting is posted to the Documents section of this site.  

2019 Meeting

Contact Dr. Aristide Sechandice, President of SCSA, for information about the 2019 meeting.  

Email:  asechand@tctc.edu or southcarolinasociology@gmail.com.