Graduate student Manisha Gupta chaired this conference at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City on Thursday, May 8, 2014. This SPSSI sponsored event consisted of presentations and discussions designed to increase awareness of the intersection of psychology, policy and advocacy at the United Nations.
American civil right leader Reverend James Lawson, Jr. gave an inspiring and well-attended talk on April 28, 2014 as the final speaker in our year long Distinguished Speaker Series on Nonviolent Action and Civil Resistance. The talk was titled "Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?" He is seen here with members of The Psychology of Peace and Violence Program.
Graduates Ramila Usoof-Thowfeek, Johanna Vollhardt and Rezarta Bilali are part of an international research team that received a large 5 year grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation/Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues and Development for a project entitled:
Fostering Pluralistic Memories and Collective Resilience in Fragile Transitional Justice Processes