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SPSP Training Committee

The purpose of the SPSP Training Committee is to provide emerging, developing and evolving scholars and professionals with training on cutting edge topics and methods to maximize the impact of research in personality and social psychology as a basis for supporting and improving health, education and human welfare by:

  • Providing training opportunities on cutting edge theories and research.
  • Providing instruction about innovative research methods and data analytic tools.
  • Providing training relevant to a diverse array of career choices and trajectories both within and outside of academia.
  • Facilitating networking among those who work on related topics from different theoretical and methodological perspectives, and among personality and social psychologists working within and beyond the walls of the academy.


Wiebke Bleidorn (Chair)
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of California, Davis
Dasgupta BujuNilanjana (Buju) Dasgupta
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Terri Vescio
Department of Psychology
Pennsylvania State University
Vivian Zayas
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Cornell University