Society for Social Studies of Science


Society for Social Studies of Science

Affiliated with American Association for the Advancement of Science. Also known as 4S. 4S's mission is to facilitate communication across conventional boundaries that separate the disciplines and across national boundaries that separate scholars. Members include scholars in sociology, anthropology, history, philosophy, political science, economics, and psychology. Membership: $50 (Professional); $100 (Sustaining); $25 (Students, Retirees, and Scholars from non-OECD countries).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
4S
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(3)
Industry:
Science, Sociology
Year Founded:
1975
Address:
University of Wisconsin
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice River Falls, WI 54022
Website:
Staff:
16
Members:
1200 individuals


Other Addresses

Address:
Louisiana State University, Department of Sociology
126 Stubbs Hall, Baton Rouge LA 70803
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:
Address:
University of Southern Indiana
Department of Sociology, Evansville IN 47712
Website:


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $567,087


Year - 2016
1st-yr growth
26.97%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Investment income

Total expenses: $591,968


Year - 2016
1st-yr growth
37.19%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Other expenses
 
Grants to individuals in the US
 
Other

Total assets: $423,532


Year - 2016
1st-yr growth
-5.87%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing

Total Liabilities: $0


Year - 2016
1st-yr growth
0%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 527,600
Total contributions 39,185
Investment income 302
Royalties 0
Sales of non-inventory assets 0
Net rental income 0
Miscellaneous revenue 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Total Revenue:

$567,087

1-yr growth
26.97%
Program service revenue
Total contributions
Investment income

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Conferences, conventions, meetings 374,873
Other expenses 170,451
Grants to individuals in the US 41,059
Interest expense 2,103
Accounting fees 1,875
Travel 1,607
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 0
Insurance 0
Lobbying fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Investment management fees 0
Other fees 0
Advertising and promotion 0
Office expenses 0
Information technology 0
Royalties 0
Occupancy 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Compensation for non-officers/directors 0
Pension plan contributions 0
Other employee benefits 0
Payroll taxes 0
Management fees 0
Legal fees 0
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 0
Total Expenses:

$591,968

1-yr growth
37.19%
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Other expenses
Grants to individuals in the US
Interest expense
Accounting fees
Travel

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Savings and temporary cash investments 411,924
Cash -- non-interest bearing 11,608
Accounts receivable 0
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 0
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Investments in publicly traded securities 0
Other assets 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Total Assets:

$423,532

1-yr growth
-5.87%
Savings and temporary cash investments
Cash -- non-interest bearing

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Grants payable 0
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 0
Other liabilities 0
Deferred revenue 0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$0

1-yr growth
0%

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 0
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$0

1-yr growth
0%

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Anita Say Chan Council Government Relations ...X
Bryn Whiteley Student Representative Education ...X
Erika Szymanski Student Representative Education ...X
Gloria Baigorrotegui Council Government Relations ...X
Gwen Ottinger Council Government Relations ...X
Joan Fujimura President-Elect Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
John Lunsford Student Representative Education ...X
Kim Fortun President Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Margarita Rayzberg Student Representative Education ...X
Oscar Maldonado Castañeda Council Government Relations ...X
Paige Miller Treasurer Board Member, Finance ...X
Sara Wylie Council Government Relations ...X
Shobita Parthasarathy Council Government Relations ...X
Stephen Zehr Secretary Administration, Board Member ...X
Steven Jackson Council Government Relations ...X
Wesley Shrum Program Officer Administration ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20212021 Annual meeting Toronto , ON , Canada   October 6 October 9    ...X
20192019 Annual Meeting New Orleans , LA , United States Sheraton Hotel September 4 September 7   Convention Center...X
20182018 Annual Meeting Sydney , Australia   August 29 September 1    ...X
20172017 Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Boston , MA , United States Boston Sheraton Hotel August 30 September 2    ...X
20162016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Barcelona , Spain   August 31 September 3    ...X
20152015 Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Denver , CO , United States Sheraton Downtown November 11 November 14    ...X
20142014 Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) joint with ESOCITE Buenos Aires , Argentina Intercontinental Hotel August 20 August 23    ...X
2013Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) San Diego , CA , United States San Diego Town and Country Convention Center October 9 October 12   Convention Center, Golf...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Science, Technology, and Human Valuesbi-monthlyYes...X
Technoscience UpdatesmonthlyYes...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2017 Q4: $0
2017 Q3: $0
2017 Q2: $0
2017 Q1: $0
2016: $0


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
  This organization has no outside representation data available.
 

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

This organization has no legislative issue data available.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
  This organization has no contractors information available.
 

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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