The Political Psychology Preconference brings researchers together to discuss political cognition, attitudes, and behavior. The preconference aims to facilitate the dissemination of cutting-edge research in political psychology, honor the leaders of the field, and promote the next generation of political psychologists. 

This year, for the first time, we will be featuring TWO Graduate Student Talks for which students are invited to submit proposals to give a 15-minute talk about their first-authored work. And, back by popular demand, this year's preconference will again feature themed "mini-symposia," covering the following topics:

Advances in the Study of Prejudice and Politics


  • Linda Zou (University of Maryland)
  • Danny Osborne (University of Auckland)
  • Aleksandra Cichocka (University of Kent)

The Psychology of Online Political Behavior


  • Alexandra Siegel (University of Colorado Boulder)
  • Ashwini Ashokkumar (New York University)
  • Sanaz Talaifar (Imperial College London)

Cultural Dynamics of Political Ideological Phenomena


  • Felicia Pratto (University of Connecticut)
  • Michael Perez (Wesleyan University)
  • Lotte Thomsen (Copenhagen Business School) 

Each mini-symposia will include an extended discussion session with the audience.

Preconference Organizers

Eduardo Rivera Pichardo, [email protected], New York University
Claire Robertson, [email protected], New York University 


Preconference submissions are now closed. If you have any questions about this preconference, please email the organizers (listed above).