The Society for the
Study of Social Issues


SPSSI-UK Inaugural Symposium: ‘The Psychology if Equality, Security and Human Rights in the UK context’


  • Dr. Aarti Iyer, Reader in Social and Health Psychology, University of Sheffield: How to increase advantaged groups’ support for efforts to create social equality: Insights from social psychology
  • Dr. Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington, Assistant Professor of Social Psychology, London School of Economics & Political Science: Decision-Making up Against the Wall: Studying the Psychology of Low Socioeconomic Status
  • Professor Patrick Leman, Dean of Education and Executive Dean, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, Social and Developmental Psychology: Growing Up with Groups
  • Wing Commander Keith Dear, Royal Air Force, Oxford University DPhil Candidate: The Psychology of Terrorism & How to Respond
  • Gordon Hodson, Professor of Psychology, Brock University: Security costs incurred when denying others their humanity and (human) rights: Implications for Britain
  • Dr David Good, Director of Education, Biological Sciences, Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge: Integrative Complexity Thinking: An instance and a model for policy impact
  • Professor Dominic Abrams, FBA, FAcSS, Director of the Centre for the Study of Group Processes, University of Kent, and Chair of SPSSI-UK: Are We Forced to Choose between Benign Indifference versus Malign Antipathy? Implications of Social Psychological Evidence for Strategies to Maintain Security in a Diverse and Tolerant Society






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