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Member Newsletter: April 2019

Promoting Science One Post at a Time

Dave Nussbaum—outgoing editor of Character & Context—reflects on his time leading the Society's blog and how coverage of social psychology and behavioral science has changed over the years.

Breaking Barriers, Creating Inclusiveness

A small team of SPSP members launched the Marginalia Science newsletter and website as a platform to promote and support diversity and inclusiveness.

Member Spotlight: Kenneth Tan

Singapore-based Kenneth Tan is trying to incorporate a cultural lens in his research of close relationships—an area he views as "untapped and potentially burgeoning."

SPSP NEWS

New Summer Forum - Register Now!

Big Data in Personality and Social Psychology will combine elements of a scientific conference and a hands-on workshop. Register before July 1 for Early Bird pricing!

Help Shape the Future of SPSP

We are seeking new volunteers for our committees and other short-term projects. Join the more than 200 members that help push the organization forward. The deadline to apply for a 2020 committee is May 15.

New Professional Development Webinar

Our next online learning opportunity "Turning Your CV Into a Resume" will take place Tuesday, May 21 at 6pm. A benefit of membership, this webinar is free for all current SPSP members. Register today!

Honor a Colleague With an Annual Award

Our annual awards recognize contributions to the field of personality and social psychology. Awardees are recognized at the Annual Convention. Nominations close June 1, 2019.

Become an SPSP Fellow

SPSP Members who have earned their PhD more than 10 years ago and have made an extraordinary and distinctive contribution to Social Psychology are encouraged to apply. Self-nominations are welcome. Deadline to apply is June 1.

Apply for a Small Conference Grant

Have an idea for a small conference, but in need of funding? Consider applying for a Small Conference Grant. The submission portal is open through July 1.

Apply for a Community Catalyst Grant

Have an idea that will help build community among SPSP’s members from underrepresented groups? The next cycle of grants opens May 1.

MEMBER NEWS

Brenda Major Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2019 Class

Brett Pelham Publishes Evolutionary Psychology: Genes, Environments, and Time

Jennifer Richeson Receives Honorary Doctorate from Brown University and Awards from Columbia University and Yale University

Michael LaFerney Nominated for Nursing Award

ICYMI: Journal Editor Q&A

This month we chatted with journal editors Lisa A. Williams (The University of New South Wales, Sydney), Jessica L. Tracy (The University of British Columbia), and Brent W. Roberts (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

Mark your calendar for our next chat on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 1:00-2:00pm EDT. We'll discuss transitioning to an assistant professor role with Kate Rogers (University of Tennessee Chattanooga), Andrew Abeyta (Rutgers) and Teri Kirby (University of Exeter).

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