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. 







SPSSI Welcomes new Policy Director


Sarah Mancoll, M.S. joined SPSSI as Policy Director in the fall of 2015. Her role at SPSSI is to develop opportunities for sharing relevant social science data with advocates and policymakers. Read More





2016 Kurt Lewin Award Winners

Drs. Anthony G. Greenwald (left) and Mahzarin Banaji (right) have won the 2016 Kurt Lewin Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). Read More



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. 

SPSSI's Blog

Sound Science, Sound Policy. Insights on Social Issues
from Leading Psychologists. Click Here

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