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eDialogue: May 23, 2017

Get to Know Buju Dasgupta, Winner of the 2016 Application Award

Buju Dasgupta shares her research and its applications, her advice for students who want to use their degree in an applied way, the bi-directional relationship of application, and more.

Skills: A Roadmap and Checklist for Graduate Students
Student Committee Past Chair, Leigh Smith, uses a short video to introduce a skills checklist that graduate students can use to help themselves become more competitive in the academic job market.
Attend APA 2017
SPSP members Jenn Lodi-Smith and Virginia Kwan, who are serving as the 2017 Division 8 Program Chair and Co-Chair, share information about Division 8 programming at the upcoming APA convention.
Better Together: Matching Grant
Bob and Bobette Cialdini will double your donation to the SPSP Summer Institute (SISPP), Diversity Fund, Graduate Travel Awards, Heritage Dissertation Awards, and the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR). Learn more about each endowment or give now.
Non-Academic Internship Listings
Apply your skills and learn new ones by participating in a non-academic internship! SPSP's new resource allows you to search for or post a non-academic internship.
Congratulations to the Newest Small Research Grantees
Seven grantees had their research funded by the last cycle of the Small Research Grant Program. You can learn more about the research of Marco Brambilla, Pascal Burgmer, Andrew Geers, India Johnson, Bradley Mattan, Liad Uziel, and Joseph Vitriol by visiting the “Past Recipients” tab on the program page.
Apply for an SPSP Small Research Grant
Applications are being accepted through August 1 for grants of up to $1,500 in funding for SPSP members who work at institutions that do not provide financial support for research.
Apply for an SPSP Small Conference Grant
Applications are being accepted through July 1 for grants of up to $10,000 for SPSP members who wish to host small conferences relevant to the personality and social psychology field.
What Do You Want to See in This Newsletter?
Have a great idea for SPSP member newsletter content, or want to contribute? Reach out!


Community Updates
Member Spotlight: Adelheid Nicol
Adelheid Nicol is an Associate Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada. Her interests are in the areas of honesty/integrity testing, personality testing, and prejudice.
Jennifer Feenstra Receives Faculty Inspirational Service Award
Congratulations to SPSP member Jennifer Feenstra on receiving the Faculty Inspirational Service Award from her institution, Northwestern College.
We Want to Share Your News
Share your news with the SPSP community, whether it’s professional (a new job, book, or award) or personal (a wedding, children, or the passing of a colleague).
Convention Updates
Start Preparing Submissions for SPSP 2018
The Submission Portal to submit your work for SPSP 2018 will be open from July 5 – July 25. Submission Guides are available now to help you begin preparing your work. Check out the new Collaboration Zone to connect with colleagues to plan a symposium.
Things to Do in Atlanta: High Museum of Art
The High, one of the leading art museums in the Southeast, features a collection of over 11,000 pieces of classic and contemporary art, plus award-winning architecture by Richard Meier and Renzo Piano.
Things to Do in Atlanta: LEGOLAND Discovery Center
If your family will be accompanying you to Atlanta, LEGOLAND’s kid-friendly offerings include a 4D cinema, interactive rides, a build and test area for race cares, a pirate adventure island, and more.
News Center
Seeing Through the Fog: Forgiveness and Collective Apologies
Michael Wenzel’s research on group apologies finds that the sincerity of a collective apology is judged by the inner state of the group that the apologizer represents, not the inner state of the person issuing the apology.
Salient Multiculturalism Enhances Minority Group Members' Feelings of Power
Jacquie Vorauer writes about her recent research, that prompting individuals to reflect on multicultural ideological principles might put ethnic minority group members in a position to exert greater social influence in intergroup interaction situations.
Tell Us About Your Research
If you’ve recently been in the news, have research you want to share with the media, or are interested in writing for our blog, please email SPSP’s Public & Media Relations Manager!
Upcoming Events
May - August 2017: 2017 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social ResearchAnn Arbor, MI, & Other Cities
May - June 2017: APA Summer 2017 Advanced Training InstitutesArizona State University, Michigan State University, University of Cincinnati
6/6 - 6/7/17: APA Workshop, How to Share Research DataQualcomm Institute at Calit2; University of California, San Diego; La Jolla, CA
6/6 - 6/7/17: 5th Annual International Weight Stigma ConferencePrague, Czech Republic
6/25 - 6/29/17: International Academy for Intercultural ResearchStaten Island, NY
7/4/17: EASP Relationship & Health ConferenceGrenada, Spain
7/12 - 7/14/17: 18th International Reversal Theory ConferenceSwansea University, Wales, UK
8/24 - 8/27/17: Science of Habits - Behavior Change Interventions for Health HabitsTwo Harbors, Catalina Island, California, USA
8/29 - 9/1/17: 18th European Conference on Developmental PsychologyUtrecht, Netherlands
10/12 - 10/14/17: ARUPS Congress 2017, Bali, Indonesia
Career Center
★ Cultural Psychology Postdoctoral ResearchIowa State University
★ Postdoc: Cancer Prevention Fellowship ProgramNational Cancer Institute
★ Research AssociateHarvard Center for Population and Development Studies
Additional Job Openings
Postdoc: Psychological Interventions in Education, Stanford University
Social Psychology Lab Manager (PI: Mary Murphy), Indiana University
Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Iowa
PhD and Teaching Position in Quantitative Psychology II, KU Leuven - University of Leuven
PhD and Teaching Position in Quantitative Psychology IKU Leuven - University of Leuven
Postdoctoral Scholar in Social Psychology, Pennsylvania State University
Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Social or Applied Social Psychology, Queen's University Belfast
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Indiana University - School of Dentistry
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University
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