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The SPSP Nominations and Elections Committee is pleased to inform you of the results of the recent elections: 2021 President: Monica Biernat   Member at Large – Science Programming: Denise Sekaquaptewa Member at Large - Science Publishing: Alison Ledgerwood Initiative 1 - Ranked Voting Approved Initiative 2 – New Member at Large Position Approved We also wish to acknowledge the valuable service of those who agreed to stand for election: Paula Pietromonaco, Shira Gabriel and Tessa West.
SPSP is fortunate to have over 200 volunteers supporting the many activities of the organization. Some of these positions are multi-year commitments, while some are short-term projects that need support. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit the Get Involved page where you can indicate your interests and learn about various SPSP committees that drive SPSP activities.
The following candidates and bylaw initiatives will appear on the 2019 SPSP Ballot for election to the Board. Descriptions of Board positions and responsibilities can be found here. Their terms will begin January 1, 2020. Links to the online ballot will be e-mailed to eligible members the week of April 8. To be an eligible voter, you must be a full member with a doctorate in psychology and have paid dues through 12/31/2019. President
The first ever SPSP-sponsored summer workshop, which is organized by Sandra Matz (Columbia Business School), Peter J. Rentfrow (Cambridge University, and John T. Jost (New York University) will focus on “Big Data in Personality and Social Psychology.”
The nomination portals for SPSP's Annual Awards are now open. These awards recognize contributions to the field of personality and social psychology. Awardees will be recognized at the SPSP 2020 Annual Convention.   Nominations close June 1, 2019. Nominate yourself or a colleague early to ensure that your submission is considered! Senior Career Contribution Awards
Do you have current research on a topic related to the teaching of social or personality psychology? Each year, SPSP sends a member to present and attend the annual NITOP (National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology) conference. The next conference will be held January 2020 in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Presentations are one-hour long and can address a specific content area and/or teaching strategy. We encourage applications from a wide range of teachers, including those from two-year colleges, undergraduate institutions, and non-traditional settings. Eligibility: