SOC News

June 20, 2018

Payton Small was awarded the Fiona and Michael Goodchild Graduate Mentoring Award, which recognizes graduate students who have distinguished themselves as mentors of undergraduates. Graduate students in the College of Engineering; Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences Division of the College of Letters and Science; and the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management are eligible.

June 07, 2018

Social Psychology doctoral students Kimin Eom and Phillip Ehret were both awarded the 2018 Charles McClintock Award. The McCintock Award is given to a senior graduate student for excellence in scholarship, education, and service.

June 01, 2018

Through both her service and groundbreaking research, Dr. Major is, without exaggeration, a giant contributor to social and personality psychology. A past president of SPSP and also SESP, Dr. Major's research on stigma and resilience has garnered numerous awards and left an indelible impact on other scientists and society. Watch her interview to hear about Dr. Major's storied career on the road less traveled.

April 18, 2018

Tessa Dover, 2017 alum and Assistant Professor at Portland State, is featured in the May issue of INSIGHT into Diversity: Read more about her work here:

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April 18, 2018

Zoe Liberman and Dan Conroy-Beam were named APS Rising Stars by the Association for Psychological Science.

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April 09, 2018

Phil Ehret, 6th year PhD student in social psychology, has won APA Division 34's (Population and conservation psychology) Graduate Student Award for the best graduate student led paper.

Ehret, P. J., Van Boven, L., & Sherman, D. K. (In press). Partisan barriers to bipartisanship: Understanding climate policy polarization. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Phil will be recognized for this award at the 2018 APA Annual Convention in San Francisco, CA.

March 02, 2018

Kyle Ratner examines the psychological effects of over-the-counter pain meds

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Dan Conroy-Beam
January 08, 2018

Dan Conroy-Beam and Zoe Liberman have been named 2017 Association for Psychological Science Rising Stars. The APS Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research careers post-PhD.

Professor Mackie
November 28, 2017

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) — the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of numerous prestigious journals, including Science — has named PBS professors Diane Mackie and Brenda Major among its new fellows for 2017.

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