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A Reflection on the Legacy of Ravenna M. Helson's Work

Ravenna M. Helson was selected as SPSP’s 2017 Annual Convention Legacy honoree for her enduring contributions to social and personality psychology. Ravenna shares how she believes the field has changed over time, and what she considers to be her greatest contributions.

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Get to Know Lee Anna Clark, Winner of the 2016 Jack Block Award
Lee Anna Clark is the winner of the 2016 Jack Block Award for Distinguished Research in Personality. SPSP asked Lee Anna about her research, professional advice, where she’d like to see the field evolve, and more.

Nominations Open for SPSP Elections
SPSP is seeking a diverse candidate pool for the next election cycle of Board members (for positions starting January 2018). Two Member at Large positions and the President position will be on this spring’s ballot.
January 27 Application Deadline: Summer Institute for Graduate Students
With National Science Foundation funding, SPSP is offering an intensive two-week experience for up to 80 pre-doctoral students in social and personality psychology during summer 2017.

Convention Updates
Workshops at #SPSP2017
Workshops at #SPSP2017 Workshops provide convention attendees with an in-depth learning experience on a specific topic. Space is limited in these session and an application to attend is required.
2017 Q&pAy Finalists Selected
Three finalists have been selected to compete in the 2017 Q&pAy competition. Their video submissions are on SPSP’s YouTube Channel. Be sure to attend the live competition on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Student Social Night @ Howl at the Moon
Socialize with other graduate student convention attendees at Howl at the Moon beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday night. A complimentary drink will be offered to the first 500 attendees.
Mentoring Lunches at #SPSP2017
The Student Committee mentoring lunches and the GASP mentoring lunch are currently accepting sign-ups. Seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so sign up today!
Non-Academic Employee Social Hour

Connect with those employed outside of academia and discuss improving connections with government and industry organizations over a cash bar (with drink tickets honored). RSVP is not required.





Community Updates
Member Spotlight: Jeni Kubota
Jeni Kubota is an assistant professor at The University of Chicago. Her research explores the social cognitive and neurocognitive processes involved in how we form impressions of others.
Psychology of Architecture Conference Photos
The Psychology of Architecture Conference was held on December 4-5, 2016 in Austin, Texas, and was mostly funded through an SPSP small conference grant. Photos are posted under the
"Past Recipients" tab.
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News Center
Most Popular Character & Context Posts of 2016
As 2016 comes to an end, the editors take a look back at the most-read blog posts of the year. Some are quickly becoming classics, while others tackle new research or cover discussions important to the field.
Political Left, Right Both Inspired by Utopian Hopes
Despite the ideological differences separating liberals and conservatives, they share similar motivations for their political engagement, according to a new study.
How to Check if You're in a News Echo Chamber - And What to Do About It
Echo chambers are a problem, and threaten our democratic conversation by splitting up the common ground of assumption and fact that is needed for diverse people to talk to each other.


Upcoming Events
3/27 - 3/29/17: Recontextualizing Knowledge. Situation in Science Communication
Tübingen, Germany
4/29 - 5/1/17: International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends 2017
Budapest, Hungary
6/25 - 6/29/17: International Academy for Intercultural ResearchStaten Island, NY
7/12 - 7/14/17: 18th International Reversal Theory ConferenceSwansea University, Wales, UK
8/29 - 9/1/17: 18th European Conference on Developmental PsychologyUtrecht, Netherlands
10/12 - 10/14/17: ARUPS Congress 2017, Bali, Indonesia

Career Center
 ★ Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Social and/or Health PsychologyUniversity of Essex
 ★ Academic PostsCardiff University
 ★ Assistant, Associate, or Full ProfessorUniversity of Chicago
 ★ Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Social PsychologyUniversity of Coloardo, Boulder

Additional Job Openings
Postdoctoral Research Associate IUniversity of Arizona
Postdoctoral Scholar, Social Psychology, Northwestern University
Associate or Senior EditorNature Research
Assistant Professor of Developmental PsychologyTilburg University
Tenure-Track Position (Social and Other Areas)Bogazici University
CBSSM Postdoctoral FellowshipUniversity of Michigan
Visiting Associate Professor or ProfessorMerrimack College
Post-Doctoral Researcher Position in Social Psychology, Arizona State University
Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer (equiv. Assistant to Associate Professor), and LecturerUniversity of South Wales
Visiting Professor/Associate Professor/Interdisciplinary InstituteMerrimack College
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