Who We Are

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, comprised of more than 7,500 members, strives to advance the science, teaching, and application of personality and social psychology.

The core focus of SPSP is to serve its members through educational events, networking opportunities, resources, science funding, publication and promotion of research, and mentoring the next generation of personality and social psychologists.

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Character & Context

Character & Context explores the latest findings from research in personality and social psychology. By exploring forces within the person as well as forces within the situation, personality and social psychologists seek to unravel the mysteries of individual and social life.

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Member Spotlight: Michael Kraus

Michael Kraus is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Psychology at Yale University and part of the Contending with Social Inequality Laboratory. His current research explores the behaviors and emotional states that maintain and perpetuate economic and racial inequality in society.