Johanna Ray Vollhardt was elected as Vice President of the International Society of Political Psychology (2017-2020) and recently co-edited a special issue of the European Journal of Social Psychology on The Social Psychology of Collective Victimhood, now available.
Linda Tropp presented her years of research on the relationship between intergroup contact and its effect on racial tensions Monday April 3 in Thompson Hall. Community members and faculty from the psychology, sociology, public policy and economics departments attended the talk titled, “Are We Stronger Together? How Contact Between Groups Transforms Attitudes and Social Relations.”
Linda Tropp co-wrote a blog for the Psychology Benefits Society of the American Psychological Association titled "Crossing Boundaries: How Intergroup Contact Can Reduce Racial Anxiety and Improve Race Relations"