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! 




Summer Conference Travel Funding Opportunities

Minneapolis, MN June 24-26, 2016
SPSSI travel funds may be used to cover all conference-related expenses including conference registration, economy transportation, lodging, and approved food expenses. Read More 





In the Workforce, It Can Be the Small Things that Harm Women. Here's Why.


Small gender biases accumulate to negatively affect women in the workplace. SPSSI member Jessica Cundiff, assistant professor at Missouri S&T, shows how an educational tool called WAGES helps participants understand the harm of seemingly minor incidents. Watch the video here.






The Paris Climate Talks: Why they Mattered

SPSSI president Susan Clayton examines why the recently concluded Paris climate talks matter: “Not because they provided all the answers but because the whole world was working together to address this problem. That is an achievement to celebrate, and a signal that further action is possible.” Read more.




Registration Open!

Our 2016 Conference will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 24-26, 2016. Click here to register now!

President's Forum

Read SPSSI Susan Clayton's most recent newsletter column by visiting our new President's Forum. Click here. 

New - SPSSI Journal Apps

You can now access SPSSI's journals on your smartphone and iPad with our new Journal Apps.

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