The American Sociological Association is a national organization specifically for sociologists. It aims to provide services to its members that both generate and promote awareness of the sociology field. The ASA also works at national and international levels to shape the formation of policies and programs that hold the potential to impact sociology today and in the future.
The Southern Sociological Society is a professional organization that works to promote the further development of sociology as a profession and scientific discipline through the use of academic, professional and ethical tools. The SSS encourages the teaching, research and diffusion of the field of sociology in relation to societal problems, education and everything in between.