The Society for the
Study of Social Issues




SPSSI is embarking on a new 3-year strategic plan and we need your help!

We recognize the value in and responsibility for creating a meaningful plan that will guide us to be the foremost resource for our members. It is important that we integrate past progress, stakeholder feedback, and our shared values into this process. Read more or complete our survey here. 




Welcome to Dr. Carey Ryan!

SPSSI's Journal of Social Issues Editor 2018-2020

Dr. Ryan is a SPSSI Fellow and Professor of Psychology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She has been deeply involved with SPSSI throughout her career. Her research interests include stereotyping, prejudice, and intergroup relations; workplace diversity issues; group socialization; and cross-cultural gender differences and similarities. Learn more about Dr. Ryan here. Learn more about submission guidelines for JSI here.?




Rookie Winter 2017: SPSSI's Graduate Student Committee Newsletter

Read more about the wonderful work of our Graduate Student's Committee here






SPSSI Responds

SPSSI has released a letter written by President Wendy R. Williams in response to the Las Vegas Massacre. Read the full letter here.



SPSSI 2018 in Pittsburgh

SPSSI's 2018 Summer Conference will take place June 29-July 1, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA.

SPSSI at APA Convention

Proposals for the 2018 APA Convention can now be submitted online at:

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