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Jeffry A. Simpson POSITIONS Professor, University of Minnesota, 2004-present Director, Doctoral Minor in Interpersonal Relationships Research, University of Minnesota, 2006-present Adjunct Professor, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, 2008-present  Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication, University of Minnesota, 2012-present                                                  Professor, Texas A&M University, 1997-2004 Associate Professor, Texas A&M University, 1992-1997 Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, 1987-1992
SPSP seeks volunteers for its various committees described below to start in 2018. Committee work is a great opportunity to network within the field and promote values and activities important to SPSP members. Members who have received their PhD are encouraged to review the volunteer opportunities and, if interested, submit their nomination at
Asha Ganesan is currently a third-year doctoral student at the University of Sydney – but it wasn’t a given that she would choose to pursue her graduate studies in Australia. The trajectory of her academic career was moulded by her attendance at the 2014 SPSP Annual Convention. Asha shared with us her experience approaching Dr.
Sitting down with a cup of coffee, you check your morning feed on your phone.  But something’s missing in your life.  Something you came across online and forgot to save, something about guilt. Aha, there it is. If you haven’t swung by the SPSP blog, Character & Context, recently – it’s definitely worth a visit. From discussions of recent research to responding to current events, Character & Context features a mix of original and recently published posts relating to personality and social psychology.
Applying for an SPSP Small Research Grant: Questions the Reviewers Consider and Exemplary Applications The SPSP Small Research Grants Program is accepting applications for the summer 2017 cycle now through April 15. The program supports research for post-Ph.D. members who do not otherwise have the same amount of institutional resources to support a sustained record of external funding. Applicants have the opportunity to receive up to $1,500 in funding to support relatively inexpensive, well-powered studies.
SPSP member Dr. David Neal was featured in a recent issue of “Why Social Science?”, a project of the Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA). With the project, COSSA aims to share the benefits and contributions of federally-funded social and behavioral science research with the public and encourage its widespread use for tackling challenges of national importance.