The Society for the
Study of Social Issues





What is SPSSI?

Want to learn more about The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues? Watch this video to learn about who we are and what we do in under 90 seconds! 





Call for Proposals - 2016 APA Convention

It is time to start thinking about the 2016 APA Convention, to be held in Denver, Colorado next August 4-7!  SPSSI (Division 9 of APA) has its own track of presentations at APA each year. We are hoping that many of you can join us in Denver. Click here for more info. 






Congratulations to SPSSI’s newly elected President-Elect, Chris Crandall; and Council members: Peggy Stockdale, Glenn Adams, Isis Settles, and Sam Gaertner. Demis Glasford will serve as Council alternate this year. The new Council terms will begin on September 1.





SPSSI Connects with Capitol Hill

Policymakers on Capitol Hill are learning that SPSSI members can provide important resources to help them with their work. See some recent examples.



Save the Date!

Our 2016 Conference will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 24-26, 2016.

President's Forum

Read SPSSI President Alice Eagly's most recent newsletter column by visiting our new President's Forum. Click here. 

Read More!

Click to read SPSSI's Statement on the Hoffman Report.

Research that produces nothing but books will not suffice.
                                                                                                                    - Kurt Lewin