September 20, 2019
Congratulations to the recipients of SPSPs Cialdini Prize, Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize, Diener Award in Personality Psychology & Diener Award in Social Psychology. SPSP will be honoring these award recipients at the Awards Ceremony during SPSPs Annual Convention in New Orleans.
The Robert B. Cialdini Prize
The Cialdini Prize recognizes the author(s) of a publication that uses field methods and demonstrates the relevance of social psychology to outside groups and communities.
"Quitting When the Going Gets Tough: A Downside of High Performance Expectations" - Hengchen Dai, Berkeley J. Dietvorst, Bradford Tuckfield, Katherine L. Milkman and Maurice E. Schweitzer
Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize
The Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize recognizes the author of an article or book chapter judged to provide the most innovative theoretical contribution to social/personality psychology.
"Wise interventions: Psychological remedies for social and personal problems" - Gregory Walton and Timothy Wilson
"The behavioral ecology of cultural psychological variation" - Oliver Sng, Steven Neuberg, Michael Varnum and Douglas Kenrick
Diener Award in Personality Psychology
The Carol and Ed Diener Award in Social Psychology is designed to recognize a mid-career scholar whose work has added substantially to the body of knowledge to the personality psychology field and/or brings together personality psychology and social psychology.
Verónica is a Professor in the Department of Social and Political Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. Previously, she was a faculty member at UC Riverside and the University of Michigan, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley. She obtained a Ph.D. in Social-Personality Psychology from UC Davis.
Diener Award in Social Psychology
The Carol and Ed Diener Award in Social Psychology is designed to recognize a mid-career scholar whose work has added substantially to the body of knowledge to the social psychology field and/or brings together personality psychology and social psychology.
John T. Jost
John is Professor of Psychology and Politics at NYU. His research addresses stereotyping, prejudice, social justice, political ideology, social media, and system justification theory; it has been funded by NSF and received international media attention. He has published over 200 articles and four books and received many scientific awards, including an honorary doctorate from the University of Buenos Aires.