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Pulse Nightclub Tragedy in Orlando Syllabus


Created by SPSSI members, this new syllabus highlights Important topics of discussion about the Pulse Nightclub Shooting: LGBTQ, Intersectionality, Gun Violence, and Terrorism & Islamophobia. The syllabus can be used in part or in whole in a range of courses, and provides research texts as well as news stories and other teaching resources to complement understanding, reflection, and discussion. Read More

 

 

 


SPSSI Welcomes Marshall Fellow Rashmi Nair to Washington

Rashmi Nair is the 2016-2017 James Marshall Public Policy Fellow. With support from SPSSI, Nair will serve as a fellow in a congressional office, bringing her research background and expertise to a range of policy issues. Read More

 

 

 

 

In the Wake of Orlando, Hard Questions

The horrifying mass shooting in Orlando raises hard questions about the prevalence of hate crimes against gays, lesbians, and bisexuals; the continuing persistence of gun violence; and the psychological factors that lead some people to commit radical acts of terror. Read more.
 

 

 

 

Upcoming Deadlines

New Award Opportunity! 
SPSSI Teaching Resources Award
September 30th Deadline
Award for teaching resources to reward innovative activities, assignments, and projects related to the psychological study of social issues. 

The Local-and-State-Level Work Grants Program
October 1st Deadline
This initiative has three goals: 1) to influence policy at the local and state levels through applies research, 2) to increase the availability of policy opportunities for SPSSI members who are interested in applied research, and 3) to encourage younger scholars to become more involved in SPSSI.

 

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Opportunities at SPSSI UN

SPSSI welcomes applications from psychologists and graduate students to join the team of SPSSI Representatives at the United Nations in New York

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