The Psychology of Peace and Violence Program stands in solidarity with the signatories of the January 2016 Peace Petition, who are now facing a fresh round of criminal indictments. Read our full statement
Dr. David Reinhard, a new Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Psychology of Peace a Violence Program working under the supervision of Dr. Bernhard Leidner, received a new grant from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). His research project entitled “De-escalating Conflict in International Rivalries” aims to understand how rivalries between nations can lead to conflict escalation, and whether this understanding can be leveraged for conflict reduction and prevention.
Linda Tropp gave an invitedtalk at the HeroiKon Conference in Budapest, Hungary on October 4, 2017 entitled "Transforming Group Relations Through Contact: Changing Attitudes, Pursuing Peace, and Promoting Social Justice"
She discussed how and why contact can promote more positive attitudes and relations between groups, and how it can motivate members of advantaged groups to engage in activism for equality and social justice.
The Russell Sage Foundation has established a center where Visiting Scholars can pursue their writing and research. Each year, the Russell Sage Foundation invites a number of scholars to its New York headquarters to investigate topics in social and behavioral sciences.