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January 28, 2016
Location: Room 11A

8:30-9:00: Continental Breakfast

9:00: Welcome - Virginia Kwan

9:10: On Getting More Cultural Psychology Into the World and More of the World into Cultural Psychology, Hazel Markus

10:00: Coffee Break and  Poster Session

10:45: Bicultural Experiences Can Enhance Creativity and Intercultural Conflicts: When and Why? C-Y Chiu

11:15: When is the "Me" time?: Cultural Change in China, Xi Zou

11:45: Message from IACCP - Masaki Yuki

11:50: Lunch & Recess

12:15 Roundtable Discussions: Patricia Greenfield, Michael Morris, Veronica Benet-Martinez, Daniel Sullivan, Beth Morling

1:00: Data Blitz

1:45: Cultural-existential psychology: The Role of Threat in Reactions to Cultural Change, Daniel Sullivan

2:15: Shared Attention: Conceptual Foundations, Empirical Evidence and Future Directions, Garriy Shteynberg

2:45: Coffee Break

3:00: The Tribes Inside Us: Perceived Norms, Ideals and Traditions, Michael W. Morris

3:30: Award Presentation & Acceptance Speech, Richard Nisbett

4:15: Closing Remarks, Preconference Organizers

Speakers | Blitz Talks & Posters | Registration | Contact | SPSP Convention

The theme of the 2016 Advances in Cultural Psychology preconference is "From Science to Social Impact: Cultural Psychology of Social Change and Norms."  Speakers include Dick Nisbett, Hazel Markus, Michael Morris, C-Y Chiu, Xi Zou, Daniel Sullivan, and Garriy Shteynberg. A data blitz will allow advanced graduate students and post-docs to present their current research, and roundtable discussions will focus on more specific topics of interest to students and faculty. The official program is now available here.


Richard Nisbett, University of Michigan
Hazel Markus, Stanford University
Michael W. Morris, Columbia University
C-Y Chiu, Nanyan Technological University
Xi Zou,  London Business School
Daniel Sullivan, University of Arizona
Garriy Shteynberg, University of Tennessee

Blitz Talks & Posters

Poster Session*
Attendees who would like to present their research in a poster format should send their submission Dr. Susan E. Cross by January 2, 2016. Poster submissions have the same requirements as the main conference submissions: 
  • Presenter's name, affiliation, and email address
  • Names and affiliations of co-authors
  • Title
  • Abstract of the presentation (150 words maximum)
Maximum:  30 posters
Data Blitz*
Senior students and post-docs who would like to present their research in a 5-minute blitz are invited to send their submissions to Dr. Joanna Schug by December 26, 2016. Each submission must include the following:
  • Presenter's name, affiliation, and email address
  • Names and affiliations of co-authors
  • Title
  • Abstract of the presentation (300 words maximum)
Maximum:  6 presenters
*Note: All presenters need to register for the preconference



Registrations via mail must be received by January 8, 2016. See all registration policies here.

*Attendees registering for both the Annual Convention AND a preconference will receive a $25 discount.*


Name Email
Virginia Kwan virginia.kwan@asu.edu
Susan E. Cross scross@iastate.edu
Registration Questions registration@spsp.org

This preconference is sponsored by a generous support from the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.

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