Cynthia L. Pickett: Background

Cynthia L. Pickett

EDUCATION

  • B.A., 1994, Stanford University
  • M.A., 1996 Ohio State University
  • Ph.D., 1999, Ohio State University

POSITIONS

  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1999-2002
  • Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, 2002-2004
  • Associate Professor, University of California, Davis, 2004-present

HONORS

  • Fellow, Society of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Rising Star, Association for Psychological Science

SPSP SERVICE

  • Co-Chair , SPSP Prizes for a Single Outstanding Contribution Awards Nominating Panel, 2017
  • SPSP Q&pAy Judge, 2017
  • Instructor, SPSP Summer Institute in Social and Personality Psychology, 2013
  • Chair, SPSP Convention Committee, 2012-13
  • Member, SPSP Presidential Working Group on Conventions, 2011-12
  • Member, SPSP Convention Committee, 2010-12
  • Chair, SPSP Student Travel Award Committee, 2010-11
  • Member, SPSP Theoretical Innovation Prize Committee, 2009 and 2016;

OTHER PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES AND SERVICE 

  • Co-Organizer, Society for Experimental Social Psychology Annual Meeting, 2008
  • Member, Society for Experimental Social Psychology Program Committee, 2008
  • NSF Site Visit Team Member – SILC Science of Learning Center, 2007-2009
  • NSF Site Visit Team Member – LIFE Science of Learning Center, 2009-2012
  • Co-Organizer, Self and Identity Preconference, 2006, 2007
  • Member, Selection Committee for the International Society for Self and Identity Early Career Award, 2007

EDITORIAL POSITIONS

  • Associate Editor, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2017 - present
  • Associate Editor, Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 2017 - present
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, IRGP (2005-2006)

Current, Past and Present Editorial Board Positions at:

  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, IRGP
  • Psychological Science
  • Social Psychological and Personality Science
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • Group Processes and Intergroup Relations
  • Basic and Applied Social Psychology
  • Social and Personality Psychology Compass

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Society for Experimental and Social Psychology
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • International Society for Self and Identity
  • International Social Cognition Network

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Self and identity; intergroup relations, social rejection, social cognition