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  • NIAAA F31 Fellowship Awarded to Zachary Baker

    Zachary Baker received a two-year, F31 fellowship from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for his project integrating Self-Determination Theory with descriptive and injunctive norms.
  • Book Announcement: Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture

    Kevin Borgeson and Robin Maria Valeri are pleased to announce the publication of Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture. The book covers the history, identity, and culture of the skinhead movement in Europe and America, examines why people join and leave the movement, and includes chapters on Gay Skinheads and Females Skinheads, We'd love to hear your feedback.
  • New Book: Ageism (2nd ed.)

    Todd Nelson, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the publication of a new book he has edited called "Ageism: Stereotyping and Prejudice Against Older Persons (2nd Ed.)" (MIT Press). The book chapters are written by experts in psychology, social work, gerontology, and geriatrics, and each chapter focuses on the latest theory and research on a particular aspect of prejudice against older persons.
  • Thomas F. Pettigrew Receives Centennial Award

    Pettigrew received Harvard University Graduate School’s Centennial Medal given in recognition of a “significant contribution to society as a result of [his] graduate education at Harvard.” Pettigrew received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Harvard in 1956 and taught there from 1957-1980. The Award described him as having “...devoted his life to confronting ...racism, discrimination, and prejudice.”
  • Book announcement: Death Anxiety and Religious Belief

    Jamin Halberstadt is pleased to announce the publication of a book with Jonathan Jong, Death Anxiety and Religious Belief. It's a comprehensive but reasonably concise look at the academic thinking on the subject, from pre-Socratic philosophy, to terror management, to future technological solutions to immortality. Jamin welcomes comments or discussion by email (