International Society for Self and Identity (ISSI): An Interdisciplinary Association for Social and Behavioral Scientists
International Society for Self and Identity (ISSI):An Interdisciplinary Association for Social and Behavioral Scientists


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Scientific Awards

The International Society for Self and Identity (ISSI) is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of its two major annual awards, the Distinguished Lifetime Career Award and the Outstanding Early Career Award (10 years or less post-Ph.D.).




Winners will be presenting invited addresses at the 2018 Self and Identity Pre-conference at SPSP this March.


Thank you to members of this year's lifetime career award committee, Bertjan Doosje (chair), Debbie Prentice, and David Dunning. Early career award committee members included Serena Chen (chair), Nathan DeWall, and Emily Balcetis.

Editor, Self and Identity

Shira Gabriel, Associate Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York (SUNY), University of Buffalo, is the editor for Self and Identity. Please read the editorial written by Dr. Gabriel by clicking the link below.

Self & Identity Editorial
editorial self and identity.docx
Microsoft Word document [21.3 KB]

Best Paper

ISSI and the Editorial Board of Self and Identity grant an award for the best paper published in the journal each volume year. The winner for the 2015 volume is announced here.

ISSI Preconference

The Self and Identity Preconference at SPSP will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Atlanta, GA. Click here for more information.

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