Leading social psychologists and political scientists will discuss current research on topics aimed at furthering the understanding of political behavior. Topics will include political polarization, the role of genetics in politics, collective action, intergroup threat and prejudice, and political misinformation. In addition, we will host a graduate student talk, data blitz, poster session, and paper-swap. Our objectives are to break down boundaries between social psychology and political science, and promote the next generation of political psychologists.
Emily Balcetis, New York University
Larry Bartels, Vanderbilt University
Cheryl Kaiser, University of Washington
Mark Landau, University of Kansas
David Pizarro, Cornell University
Monica Schneider, Miami University
Elizabeth Suhay, American University
Martijn van Zomeren, University of Groningen
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Student Talk: Graduate students are invited to submit proposals to give a 15-minute talk about first-authored work that will not be presented in a symposium at the main SPSP conference. Preference will be given to individuals who have not spoken at the preconference in previous years, but all submissions will be considered. Note that data must be collected and analyzed before submission of the abstract. Please email your title, 250-word abstract, and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 1st. Please do not include any identifying information in the abstract. Proposals that are not accepted for the student talk may still be submitted for consideration for a poster, paper-swap, or data blitz presentation.
Poster Session: To be considered for a poster presentation, please email your title and 250-word abstract to email@example.com by November 20th.
Paper Swap: We invite you to share your work with other conference attendees. Please bring copies of recently published papers, pre-prints, or papers-in-progress. To have your paper listed in the preconference program, please email your title and 250-word abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 20th.
Data Blitz: Participants with outstanding first-authored poster and paper-swap submissions will be invited to present their work in rapid-pace form. Preference will be given to participants who have not spoken at the preconference in previous years, but all poster and paper-swap submissions will be considered for the data blitz.
Graduate Student Travel Award: We are offering up to three graduate student travel awards to help cover travel, registration, and lodging related to attending the preconference. Each award will be worth $250. Award decisions will be based on need and the excellence of the submitted conference abstract. To apply, please submit your (1) current CV, (2) abstract for your preconference poster, paper, or student talk presentation, and (3) a 500-word (max) description of how the award would benefit you to email@example.com by November 20th.
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.*