The Society for the
Study of Social Issues


Committees & Task Forces

The Society's affairs are administered in part by a number of standing committees with specialized responsibilities. Committee chairs are appointed by the president acting for the Council, and committee membership varies from year to year. The Council alone may create new  committees and disband those no longer needed.

SPSSI also relies on the contributions of "Task Forces", "Social Issues Committees", and "Ad Hoc Committees" for the advancement of our programs and mission.

APA/SPSSI Nominations and Elections
Chris Crandall


APA Program (2017)
Angela Bahns (Co-Chair)
Nicole Overstreet (Co-Chair)


Cyndi Lucas
Keon West


Applied Social Issues Internship (More)
Arthur Stukas

  Audit and Finance
Richard Wiener

Cynthia Najdowski

Dalmas A. Taylor Fellowship
Sarah Mancoll

  United Nations (More)
Rachel Ravich
David Livert

  Distinguished Service to SPSSI
Denise Sekaquaptewa

Tiffany Brannon

  Early Career Scholars (More)
Sam Gaertner (Co-Chair)
Ryan Pickering (Co-Chair)
     Graduate Students (More)
Kristen Hackett (Chair)
Ashley Weinberg (Chair Elect)

Grants-In-Aids Award (More)
Markus Kemmelmeier

  Gordon Allport Prize (More)
Oliver Christ

  International Conference (More)
Colette Van Laar

Glenn Adams (Co-Chair)
Michelle Kaufman

  Kurt Lewin Award (More)

  Listserv Moderator
Cyndi Lucas

Louise Kidder Early Career Award 
Rachel Farr

  Marshall Scholar Committee (More)
Anila Balkissoon

Steven Wright (Co-Chair)
Salena Brody

New York Regional Group (More)
Harold Takooshian

  Otto Klineberg Award (More)
Daniel Bar-Tal
Richard Crisp


Teaching & Mentoring Committee (More)
Jamie Franco-Zamudio (Co-Chair)

Policy (More)
Linda Silka


  Publications (More)
Peggy Stockdale (Co-Chair)
Kevin Lanning (Co-Chair)
  SAGES Grants Program (More)
Jim Uleman

Social Issues Dissertation Award 
Rachel Annunziato

  SPSSI Administrative Handbook
Chris Crandall

  SPSSI Fellows (More)
Todd Morrison

Clara Mayo Grants (More)
Rachel Kallen
Natasha Brigham
Keon West

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