Multiple Perspectives on Real World Helping and Social Action

Posted by on May 12, 2006

Are you interested in participating in the upcoming one-day conference on Multiple Perspectives on Real World Helping and Social Action, jointly sponsored by Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, the European Association for Experimental Social Psychology, and Harvey Mudd College? This one-day meeting will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2006 and will serve as a pre-conference for the 2006 biennial convention of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) in Long Beach, California.

To apply for the pre-conference, or to learn more about it, go to: There are a limited number of spaces available, so please apply as soon as possible. Registration closes when all slots are filled or by May 10, 2006, whichever comes first. Individuals are encouraged to stay for the general SPSSI convention, but must register separately for that event (

Please note that the pre-conference will be highly interactive. Pre-conference participants are expected to prepare an informal presentation about their interests related to real-world helping and/or social action. There are a limited number of need-based travel stipends available for participants. However, individuals can receive only ONE travel award, either from SPSSI or for the pre-conference. More information on these travel awards and application procedures can be found on the web registration form.

The following scholars, representing eight countries, will present formal papers at the pre-conference:

? Fernando Chac?n Fuertes, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
? Matthew Chinman, RAND, USA
? E. Gil Clary, College of St. Catherine, USA
? Mark H. Davis, Eckerd College, USA
? Marti Hope Gonzales, Univ of Minnesota, USA
? Aarti Iyer & Michelle K. Ryan, Univ of Exeter, UK
? Anna Malsch, LA County Dept of Health Services, USA
? Arie Nadler, Tel Aviv Univ, Israel
? Peter Noack, Univ of Jena, Germany
? Patricia Obst, Queensland Univ of Tech, Australia
? Morris A. Okun, Arizona State Univ, USA
? Louis A. Penner, Wayne State Univ, USA, Marcia Finkelstein, Patrick Connell, & Tracy Kreuger, Univ of South Florida, USA
? Miretta Prezza, Univ La Sapienza, Italy
? Linda R. Tropp, Boston College, USA
? Tom Tyler, New York Univ, USA
? Esther van Leeuwen, Free Univ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Please contact us if we can answer any questions. We look forward to seeing many of you in Long Beach!

The pre-conference co-organizers:
Elena Marta, Catholic Univ of Milan (Italy); [email protected]
Debra Mashek, Harvey Mudd College (USA); [email protected]
Allen Omoto, Claremont Grad Univ (USA); [email protected]
Maura Pozzi, Catholic Univ of Milan (Italy); [email protected]
Mark Snyder, Univ of Minnesota (USA); [email protected]
Stefan St?rmer, Univ of Kiel (Germany); [email protected]

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