International Society of Political Psychology


Society for Personality and Social Psychology Political Psychology Pre-Conference, 17 January, 2013

Posted by Emma O'Dwyer •

We invite you to join us for the 2013 Political Psychology Pre-Conference (, to be held in conjunction with the annual SPSP meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. The pre-conference will take place on January 17th at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Participants are welcome to attend the pre-conference even if they do not register for the regular SPSP meeting

We are very excited about our line-up of speakers, as we believe they provide a diverse and penetrative glimpse into the field of political psychology: Pete Ditto (University of California, Irvine), Eric Knowles (New York University), Alan Lambert (Washington University), Diana Mutz (University of Pennsylvania), Brian Nosek (University of Virginia), Felicia Pratto (University of Connecticut), David Redlawsk (Rutgers), Hulda Thorisdottir (University of Iceland. 

Registration is now open and will close when space is filled or December 21st, whichever comes first. 

Student Talk: Graduate students are invited to submit proposals to give a 15-minute talk about work that will not be presented at the regular SPSP conference. Please email your 250-word abstract and CV directly to before November 17th, 2012. Please do not include identifying information in the abstract. Proposals that are not accepted for a student talk may be considered for a poster or paper-swap presentation.

Poster Session: To be considered for a poster presentation, submit a title and abstract (max. 250 words) along with your registration form before December 21st, 2012.

Paper Swap: We invite you to share your work with other conference attendees. Please bring copies of recently published papers, pre-prints, or papers that represent works-in progress. To have your paper listed in the pre-conference program, submit a title and abstract (max. 250 words) along with your registration form before December 21st, 2012.

Data Blitz: Participants with outstanding poster and paper swap submissions will be invited to present their work in rapid-pace form. They will give 5-minute talks using 4 slides and will entertain 1 brief audience question.

To submit your work for possible inclusion in the program, to register for the pre-conference, or to obtain more information, please visit:


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