The Society for the
Study of Social Issues





What is SPSSI?

Want to learn more about The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues? Watch this video to learn about who we are and what we do in under 90 seconds! 




Early Career Awards

Louise Kidder Early Career Award 
June 15th Deadline
To recognize social issues researchers who have made substantial contributions to the field early in their careers.

Michele Alexander Early Career Award September 15th Deadline
Awarded in recognition of early career excellence in scholarship as well as in service.





Ninth Annual Psychology Day at the UN


From Vulnerability to Resilience: Using Psychology to Address the Global Migration Crisis

This SPSSI co-sponsored event was organized in collaboration with the SPSSI UN/NGO Committee and featured contributions from Committee Chair Rachel Ravich, Committee Members Corann Okorodudu and Peter Walker, and SPSSI member Dina Birman.






Congratulations new SPSSI Fellows!

These individuals are recognized for their unique and outstanding contributions to the psychological study of social issues and to SPSSI. Read More. 




Early Bird Rates Extended!

Early Bird rates have been extended an additional day! Discounted rates end May 16 at midnight. Click here to register now!

Opportunities at SPSSI UN

SPSSI welcomes applications from psychologists and graduate students to join the team of SPSSI Representatives at the United Nations in New York

Give the gift of Membership!

Only $10 for SPSSI Members. Visit our Membership Center for more info.

Research that produces nothing but books will not suffice.
                                                                                                                    - Kurt Lewin