The annual Survey of Earned Doctorates shows the number of social and personality psychology graduates has held steady over the past five years. The results include breakdowns by demographics, sex and race.
We applaud this year’s group and their important and meaningful contributions to the science of personality and social psychology. Congratulations to all! Learn more about the program and apply or nominate a peer for the 2018 class.
Apply today for a Small Conference Grant (closes 12/1/17) of up to $10,000 to host a small conference relevant to the field or a Community Catalyst grant (closes 1/1/18) of up to $1,500 to host an event that supports member diversity.
A central activity of the European Association, the EASP Summer School provides a unique educational opportunity for students to learn about theory, methodology, and research design in social psychology. SPSP will select five students for the next session taking place this summer in Zurich, Switzerland. The application portal will be open to SPSP members through January 15.
The 2018 Welcome Reception SPlish SPlash will be held at the Georgia Aquarium on Thursday night, March 1, from 7:30 – 10:00 PM. Tickets are $30 ($15 for students) and include aquarium admission, a drink ticket, and hors d’oeuvres. Don’t miss your chance to see one of Atlanta’s hottest attractions and mingle and network with convention attendees.
Register today for the 2018 Annual Convention in Atlanta! Discounted registration fees are offered until January 15. Also, this year’s preconferences are quickly filling so register early to get your top choice.
Inside the Grant Panel (formerly known as Q&pAy) will take place on Saturday, March 3 at our convention in Atlanta. Open to any current SPSP member or student, the winner will receive $5,000 for their research and two runners-up will each receive $2,500. Applications open December 1, 2017 and close January 12, 2018. To be eligible, you or your co-applicant must be able to attend the convention and the finals.
This year’s convention will be held entirely at our adjoining host hotels – the Hyatt Regency and Marriott Marquis. Housing availability is getting limited, so secure your room in the discounted block quickly.
Coming to Atlanta? Do you love tweeting science? Share your excitement leading up to and during convention. We’ll ask you to tweet your perspectives leading up to and from the convention sessions. Apply here.
This engaging cultural attraction connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s Global Human Rights Movements. Get inspired by powerful imagery, compelling artifacts and poignant storytelling.
Dr. Keith Maddox heads the Social Cognition Lab at Tufts University where he examines the social cognitive aspects of stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination. Given the amount of attention today on race and class, his research may be more relevant than ever.
The American Psychological Association is now accepting applications for three unique DC-based fellowships. Two psychologists will spend one year working on the staff of a member of Congress or congressional committee gaining an invaluable public policy learning experience. A third opportunity is available for a psychological scientist in their specific area of interest at one of the executive branch agencies.
A recent study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science by Rutgers University-New Brunswick social psychologist Diana Sanchez and graduate student Kimberly Chaney reveals gender-neutral restrooms make women, African-Americans and Latinos feel safer and more welcome at work.