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Location:  Oregon 204 |  Thursday, February 7  |  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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The 2019 Group Processes and Intergroup Relations Pre-conference will focus on social psychology’s role in explaining and addressing social and societal issues through scientific inquiry. This conference aims to connect scholars whose interests span the breadth of this increasingly important discipline. Leading researchers will share work on diverse topics such as emotional contagion and collective action, diversity perceptions in the work place, cognition and context in intra and intergroup relations, and contact and prejudice reduction. An early career scholar from the poster submissions pool will present as one of our distinguished speakers. Attendees will enjoy a poster session highlighting the work of junior scholars and the day will conclude with the a round table discussion between graduate student attendees and our invited, aimed at promoting the next generation of GPIR scholars.


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Stephen D. Reicher
University of St. Andres

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Ashleigh Shelby Rosette
Duke University

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Geoffrey J. Leonardelli
University of Toronto

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Kimberly Rios
Ohio University 

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Rhiannon Turner
Queen’s University, Belfast

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Adam Pearson
Pomona College 

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John Levine
University of Pittsburgh

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William J. Brady
Early Career Speaker
Yale University



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Poster Submission and Early Career Speaker:

We encourage early career scholars (graduate students and new post-docs) to submit an abstract. We will select one abstract from our submission pool of submissions to give a full talk alongside our distinguished speakers. Please follow the below guidelines for submission.

Submission Guidelines

  • Submit an abstract to amber.gaffney@humboldt.edu which summarizes your empirical findings and details your work’s scientific contribution.
  • Abstracts should be no longer than 200 words.
  • Please submit word or PDF documents.
  • Abstracts should include a cover page with the contact information of all authors and indicate the corresponding author.
  • Please indicate on your cover page if you would like to be considered for the guest speaker competition.
  • Submission deadline: October 31, 2018.

Graduate Student Development

Graduate students who attend the Group Processes and Intergroup Relations preconference will have the opportunity to engage with the invited speakers to learn about the current state of the field and get tips for their futures within it. Zachary P. Hohman of Texas Tech University is leading this development opportunity.


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Amber M. Gaffney
Humboldt State University

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David E. Rast III
University of Alberta 

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Michael A. Hogg
Claremont Graduate University


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