About SSEA

SSEA Leadership

Executive Director:
Elizabeth Morgan, Springfield College, MA, USA (2021- )

President:
Abby Goldstein, University of Toronto, Canada (2021-2023)

President-elect:
Byron G. Adams, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands (2023- 2025)

Past Presidents:
Seth Schwartz, University of Miami Medical School, USA (2015-2017)
Elizabeth Morgan, Springfield College, MA, USA (2017-2019)
Larry J. Nelson, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA (2019-2021)

Past Executive Director:
Jeffrey Arnett, Clark University, MA, USA (2012-2021)

Governing Council:
Itzel Eguiliz, Institute of Economic Research, UNAM
Dalal Katsiaficas, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Alan Meca, Old Dominion University, USA
Oana Negru-Subtirica, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

Emerging Scholar:
Melissa Fenton, University of Florida, USA (2021-2025)
Hailey Holmgren, University of Minnesota, USA
Samuel McKay, Swinburn University, AU (2021-2023)
Angela Sorgente, Catholic University, Milan, Italy

SSEA Appointed Committees:
Editor - Journal of Emerging Adulthood - Christine Ohanessian, Florida State University
2021 Conference Program Committee - Byron G. Adams (chair), Tilburg University, NL
2019 Conference Program Committee - Dalal Katsiaficas (chair),  University of Illinois at   
    Chicago
Communications Committee - Kristin M. Anders (chair), Kansas State University, and
    Shelby Astle (co-chair), Kansas State University
Membership Committee -  Luzelle Naudé (chair), University of the Free State (South
   Africa), and Rimantas Vosylis (co-chair),  Mykolas Romeris University