Welcome to the BPS Social Psychology Section!
The Social Psychology Section is part of the British Psychological Society (BPS), which is a non-profit-making educational and professional organisation for psychologists in the UK. The Social Psychology Section was founded in 1953 and is now a thriving community of social psychologists.
As a section of the British Psychological Society (BPS), it receives financial support from the Society and it is represented on major BPS committees and at BPS conferences.
In the current socio-political context of education and research fundings cuts, where disciplines compete for the recognition of their societal and academic value, it is more important than ever that social psychology has a strong and distinctive voice
The Social Psychology section aims to:
Achieving our Aims:
The Social Psychology Section aims to meet the objectives above through the following activities:
The Social Psychology Section also supports The Multiculturalism Forum
The Social Psychology Section has an elected committee and chair who manage and run section activities, such as the Social Psychology Annual Conference.
Chair and Council/Research Board representative: Abigail Locke (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Honorary Secretary: Sharon Coen (email@example.com)
Treasurer: Dennis Nigbur (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Social Psychological Review (SPR) editor: Claire Campbell (email@example.com)
SPR Book Review Editor: Beth Richardson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Press officer: Carrie Childs (email@example.com)
Website officer: Daniel Jolley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Postgraduate officer: Marianne Erskine-Shaw (email@example.com)
Ordinary Member: Chris Walton (firstname.lastname@example.org)