Southern Conference on Slavic Studies

bear trackASEEES's oldest and largest affiliate, SCSS's purpose is "to promote scholarship, education, and in all other ways to advance scholarly interest in Russian, Soviet, and East European studies in the Southern region of the United States."


Primary Contact: Sharon Kowalsky

  • President: Elizabeth Skomp, Stetson University
    President-Elect: Steven Barnes, George Mason University
    Secretary-Treasurer: Harold Goldberg, Sewanee
    Past-President: Sharon Kowalsky, Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • Executive Council:
    • Steve Barnes, George Mason University
      Yvonne Howell, University of Richmond
      Kathleen Macfie, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
      Ron Bobroff, Bryant University
      Marjorie Hilton, Murray State University
      Andrew Drozd, University of Alabama

SCSS's 2022 annual conference will be held on February 24-26, 2022 in Richmond, VA, hosted by the University of Richmond. Refer to the SCSS website for more information about the 2022 SCSS conference as well as information about past meetings.

The Deadline for submission of proposals for the 2022 Conference is December 1, 2021

Dues for the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies for the calendar year (January-December) are:

  • Life Membership: $ 250
  • Annual Membership (income over $40,000): $ 30
  • Annual Membership (income under $40,000): $ 20
  • Student or Contingent Faculty Membership: $ 10

Please make your check payable to SCSS. Include regular mail, email, and phone contact information. Send to:

Harold J. Goldberg
Department of History
735 University Ave.
University of the South
Sewanee, TN 37383