The Society for the
Psychological
Study of Social Issues

    

Call For Div 9 at APA Program Reviewers


 

We are the Program Chairs of The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI), Division 9 of the American Psychological Association (APA), and would like to invite you to serve as a reviewer for SPSSI’s Program Committee for the 2013 APA Annual Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii, July 31–August 4, 2013.

As a reviewer, you will review poster, individual paper, and/or symposia proposals. By serving as a reviewer, you will provide a valuable service to SPSSI and contribute to the divisional programming at the APA Convention.

We will receive proposals in all areas of psychology relevant to social issues; however we also will receive proposals on our conference theme, “Diversity, Disparity, and Disadvantage: Implications for Research, Public Policy, and Social Justice.”

Reviewers will receive their assignments shortly after the submission deadline (November 16th) with instructions, and have approximately 2 weeks to submit the reviews online using a structured form. It is our hope that each program committee member will receive approximately 12 proposals. Anonymous reviews will be used. If you are willing to serve as a reviewer, please click on the link below, which will ask you to submit information such as your title, institution, area of interests/expertise, etc. Note that we welcome and encourage advanced doctoral students to serve as reviewers as well.

Please complete the online form by October 30, 2012.

Thank you in advance for your contributions and service to SPSSI, APA Division 9, and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

—Bettina J. Casad & Luis M. Rivera
APA Div 9 Program Co-Chairs


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