Mar 29, 2021
The Society for Personality and Social Psychology has signed on to a letter to encourage full funding for the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act (H.R.869/S.289). The RISE Act would provide $25 billion towards research, prevent setbacks, and further the goal of an inclusive STEM workforce. Read the excerpt below, and click the attached document for the complete statement.
Mar 25, 2021
Hiring Practices Report: Perceptions of Job Candidates with Non-academic Work Experience in Psychological Science
In the Fall of 2020, we conducted a survey of members of the academic psychology community (n = 365) to explore attitudes regarding hiring practices by academic search committees toward job candidates with non-academic work experience (e.g., private and public sectors), as well as beliefs about how such hires would impact the field.
Mar 19, 2021
The rise in anti-Asian prejudice, discrimination, and violence in the U.S. is deeply disturbing to us all. The recent murders in Atlanta of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, highlight the dangers faced by our APIDA friends, students, neighbors, and colleagues.
Mar 17, 2021
The dissertation can be a daunting prospect. Three recent and soon-to-be graduates share their stories of planning, process, and preparation.
Mar 11, 2021
The SPSP Government Relations Committee seeks short narratives summarizing how social psychological research can help address society’s most pressing issues.
Mar 11, 2021
Careers Outside of Academia for Social and Personality Psychologists: Strategies and Insights about the Non-Academic Job Market
The SPSP Student Committee surveyed master’s, Ph.D., and soon-to-be graduates who were recently on the job market for positions outside of academia to hear about their experiences.