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

Seeking Nominations: 2023 Distinguished Lifetime Career Award

The International Society for Self and Identity (ISSI) is seeking nominations for its 2023 Distinguished Lifetime Career Award. This award is made annually to recognize a scientist who has made sustained and important contributions to our understanding of self and identity throughout their academic career. The award will be made on the basis of originality, quality, and impact of scientific research in the area of self and identity.

 

The award winner will be invited to present a distinguished address at the 2024 SPSP Self and Identity Pre-Conference in San Diego California where they will receive a plaque. ISSI will cover the award winner's travel expenses to SPSP, up to $1000. The award winner will also be invited to submit an Award Address paper to the journal, Self & Identity

Candidates for the award are not restricted by discipline and membership in ISSI is not a requirement. 

Nominations should include (a) a brief letter of nomination addressing the nature and impact of the nominee's contribution to the scientific study of self and identity, (b) a copy of the nominee's CV, and (c) no more than 3 PDFs of their work selected for their quality and relevance to the award. Self nominations are acceptable. Please send nominating materials electronically. Nominations are due by FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2023.

The selection committee (Joshua Hicks, Erin Cooley, and Ludwin Molina) will make its recommendation to the ISSI Executive Committee and the winner will be selected by mid-June 2023.

Nominating materials should be sent to Joshua Hicks, Chair, ISSI Distinguished Lifetime Career Award Committee: joshua.hicks@tamu.edu

Seeking Nominations: 2023 Outstanding Early Career Award 

The International Society for Self and Identity (ISSI) seeks nominations for its 2023 Outstanding Early Career Award. This award is made annually to recognize and encourage a distinguished junior scientist who has made outstanding theoretical and empirical contributions to the scientific study of self and identity. The award will be made on the basis of originality, quality, and impact of scientific research in the area of self and identity. 

 

The award winner will be invited to deliver a distinguished address and receive a plaque at the 2024 SPSP Self and Identity Pre-Conference (February 8th in San Diego, CA). ISSI will cover up to $1000 of the award winner's travel expenses to SPSP. The award winner will also be invited to submit an Award Address paper to the society's flagship journal Self & Identity

Eligibility: Nominees should have completed their PhD no earlier than January of 2013.

Nominations should include (a) a brief letter of nomination addressing the nature and impact of the nominee's contribution to the scientific study of self and identity, (b) a copy of the nominee's CV, and (c) no more than 3 PDFs of her or his work selected for their quality and relevance to the award.  Please send nominating materials electronically. Nominations are due by FRIDAY, MAY 26th, 2023.

The selection committee (Brandon Schmeichel, Sarah Gaither, Marina Malavskaya, and Angel Gomez Jimenez) will make its recommendation to the ISSI Executive Committee, and the winner will be selected by August of 2023.

Nominating materials should be sent to Brandon Schmeichel, Chair, ISSI Outstanding Early Career Award Committee: bjschmeichel@gmail.com.

ISSI 2023 Mini Research Grant Program - Award Recipients

The International Society for Self & Identity (ISSI) is delighted to announce the awardees for our 2023 Mini Research Grant Program.

 

In this third year of the program, we received 58 proposals. These proposals spanned a wide range of topics on the self and identity and came from researchers from across the world.

 

We were able to fund 5 proposals submitted by faculty, post-docs, and graduate students.

 

  • Completely present: Mindfulness as a predictor of self-compatibility checking, an experimental study; Ariane Sophie Mario-Jetton, Postdoctoral Scholar, Universitat Hamburg

 

  • Thriving through relationships: Self and identity-affirming social supportCora Baron, PhD Student, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

  • "This will hurt me and everyone else like me:" The impact of structural prejudice on individual and collective-level threat appraisals and well-being; Izilda Pereira-Jorge, PhD Student, University of Connecticut

 

  • Multicultural identity management: Investigating proactive cultural value expression; Jenna Van Fossen, Faculty, Clemson University 

 

  • Disability discrimination, mental health, and disability; Jordan Rubin-McGregor, PhD Student, Miami University

 

We offer our congratulations to each of these awardees. We look forward to seeing their work, as well as the work of all the submitters, in upcoming ISSI preconferences and in the pages of Self and Identity.

 

Look out for next year’s call for mini grant proposals, which will likely come out around August 2024.

If you have an announcement that you would like to include, please email your request to Cathy Cox (c.cox@tcu.edu).

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