Hanne M. Watkins joins Peace Program

We welcome Hannah M. Watkins to the Peace program as a Post Doctoral Fellow in Fall, 2018

Hanne M. Watkins holds a BA (Hons.) in Psychology and Linguistics, and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Melbourne, in Australia. She also completed her Ph.D. in Social Psychology at the University of Melbourne, in 2016. Her main research interests are moral psychology, intergroup conflict, and philosophical “just war theory,” which is why her thesis was on how people make moral judgments about killing in war.

Topol Summit brings together nonviolence scholars, practitioners and students

For the sixty scholars, practitioners, and students who gathered for the 2017 Topol Summit on Transforming the Research and Practice of Nonviolent Activism, the day was an opportunity to share ideas and inspiration across fields—and to strategize about how to use their individual perspectives and expertise to find new, creative approaches to conflict resolution.

Our Faculty, Students and Graduates in the News

Dr. Özden Melis Uluğ and her colleagues received the Donald J. Brenner Early Career Award given by the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity (ISSSS)

Dr. Özden Melis Uluğ

Dr. Özden Melis Uluğ, a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Psychology of Peace a Violence Program, and her colleagues Mehmet Karasu (project leader) and Prof. Melek Göregenli received the Donald J. Brenner Early Career Award given by the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity (ISSSS). They won this award for their project which focuses on the social representations of Armenians and Turks towards the disagreements between Armenia and Turkey. 

 

Linda Tropp is recipient of the 2018 Scientific Impact Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP)

Linda Tropp and her group of researchers spent over five years “trying to find every study on intergroup contact we could,” she says. Now Tropp has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 Scientific Impact Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP), which “honors the author(s) of a specific article or chapter offering a theoretical, empirical, and/or methodological contribution that has proven highly influential over the last 25 years.” 
 
The award was presented at the 2018 SESP conference Oct. 4-6 in Seattle

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