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Number 239
Fall, 2009
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Headline Announcement

The 8th SPSSI Biennial Conference, New Orleans 2010


Editors' Column


This Edition of Forward
By Naomi M. Hall and Jonathan Iuzzini, Forward Co-Editors


Report from Central Office

SPSSI meets Web 2.0
By Susan Dudley, SPSSI Executive Director

ESEA Reauthorization on the Horizon:  SPSSI Can Help
By Christopher Woodside, SPSSI Policy Coordinator

James Marshall Public Policy Scholar's Update
By Jutta Tobias, James Marshall Public Policy Scholar


A Workshop Just for You: Early Career Journeys with Social Policy
By Kim Case, Early Career Scholar Committee Chair


Protecting Health from Climate Change: A Panel Discussion at the UN
By Rachel Ravich, SPSSI/UN NGO Representative

Summary of the Judicial Notebook Column by the Court Watch Committee
By Eve M. Brank, Courtwatch Committee Chair

New York SPSSI Activities
By Harold Takooshian, Fordham University


Report from the National Conference to End Health Disparities II
By Naomi Hall, Forward Co-Editor

Task Force on Two-Tiered Academic Labor Column

Activities update
By Gretchen Reevy, Two-Tiered Academic Labor Task Force Chair


Fellows Committee Column

News update
By Margaret Bull-Kovera, SPSSI Treasurer/Secretary and SPSSI Fellows Committee Chair


Emerging Scholars' Column

Toward an Understanding of the Distributional Importance of Citizens’ Preferences for Police Work
By Denise Nation, Winston-Salem State University


APA Council Reports

APA Council Update
by Allen Omoto and Maureen O'Connor, 
Division 9 Representatives to APA COR

Reports from the Toronto APA Convention 2009

Partnering with Communities on Social Issues: Lessons from Toronto
By Susan Opotow, SPSSI President 2008-9

A Day with SPSSI in the Community
By Michelle Fine, SPSSI Council Member and Chair of the SPSSI 75th Anniversary Committee

Individual's Accounts of the Community Visits
By Anderson J. Franklin, Boston College; Linda Silka, University of Maine; Dana Sampson, National Institutes of Health; Jianghe Niu, Harvard University; Leo Kiu, Carleton University.

Psychology Research and Intervention in Community-Based Settings
By Rebecca Boulos, Tufts University



Context, Subjectivity, and Psychological Research: Impressions of the 2009 SPSSI Program at the APA Convention
By Sarah McClelland, University of Michigan



Journal of Social Issues
By Sheri Levy, JSI Editor


ASAP: Kevin Lanning Selected as New Editor
By Rhoda Unger, Selection Committee Chair


Social Issues Policy Review
By Vicki Esses and Jack Dovidio, SIPR Co-Editors



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