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  It's that time of year again!
The following candidates will appear on the 2018 SPSP Ballot for election to the Board. Descriptions of Board positions and responsibilities can be found here. Their terms will begin January 1, 2019. Links to the online ballot will be e-mailed to eligible members the week of May 1. To be an eligible voter, you must be a full member with a doctorate in psychology and have paid dues through 12/31/2018.
The Society of Personality and Social Psychology condemns the ongoing persecution by the Turkish government of our colleagues in Turkish universities. We are deeply concerned by current threats to academic freedom in Turkey of signatories of the ‘Peace petition’ in 2016. In particular, we regard the dismissals by executive decree, without due process and legal recourse, and the decision to bring academics to trial as profound violations of academic freedom.
A number of suggestions grew out of a Diversity Townhall held at SPSP this year that were shared by an attendee with the SPSP leadership and central office. What follows is some information that may provide greater context for some of the society’s decisions and actions around these areas of concern.
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 2019 Annual Convention. Nominations close June 1, 2018. Nominate yourself or a colleague early to ensure that your submission is considered!
Dear colleagues, The Consortium for Social Psychological and Personality Science has opened nominations for the editorship of Social Psychological and Personality Science (SPPS) to begin July 1, 2019.