The Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and
Violence is a growing organization consisting of
psychologists, students, and professional affiliates
from diverse disciplines and countries.
Our shared vision is the development of sustainable
societies through the prevention of destructive conflict
and violence, the amelioration of its consequences, the
empowerment of individuals, and the building of cultures
of peace and global community.
The Society was established in 1990 as the Division of
Peace Psychology within the American Psychological
Association, though belonging to APA is not required for
belonging to the Division.
results of the elections for officers who begin their
terms in 2015 are: Frank Farley (President), Caitlin
Mahoney (Secretary), Henriette Warfield (Membership
Chair), Eduardo Diaz (Council Representative), and Serdar Degirmencioglu
Schedule: The complete Division Schedule for APA's Annual
Convention (Washington DC, August 7-10) is now available.
Read about the Division 48 Hospitality Suite and the PsySR
Conference schedule here.
for Papers: Special Issue of Peace and Conflict: Journal
of Peace Psychology on Contact Between Groups, Peace, and
Conflict. Submission deadline is September 15 (Read full
for Peace Psychology Newsletter Editor: The Society is
seeking an editor for Peace Psychology, the bi-yearly
newsletter publication of the Division. This is an unpaid,
three year, appointed position. Review of applicants will
begin on January 31st and will continue until a final
candidate is selected. (Read More)
Statement: Division 48
Endorses "Taking a Stand Against Racism: A Time
to Act." Message from Dr. Kathleen Dockett,
Division 48 Representative to APA Council. (Read
Division 48 at APA's 2014
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August 7-10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Read
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