The Behavioral and Social Sciences Section (BSS) is one of GSA’s six membership groups that members can select for primary or secondary affiliation. 

Disciplines and Professions that Affiliate with BSS

BSS members include economists, epidemiologists, political scientists, psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, humanists, social workers, and other clinicians.

Volunteer Opportunities

The BSS section provides members a variety of ways to contribute to the section, ranging from organizing networking and educational programs to serving in leadership roles. Learn more about volunteer opportunities here.

Engagement Activities

The BSS section organizes several virtual programs during the year. In-person networking and programming also occurs at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting


BSS's officer list can be found here.

BSS Awards

The BSS section offers awards for all career levels.