A fixture of the SPSP conference for many years, the Self and Identity Preconference provides a forum for understanding the nexus between the individual and collective aspects of the self. This year’s preconference focued on The Role of Self and Identity in Contemporary Social Problems, including problems related to prejudice, partisanship, and inequality. The preconference featured the work of pre-eminent scholars studying these areas, including addresses from Early Career and Lifetime Career Award winners and a Best Paper Award from the International Society for Self and Identity’s official journal, Self and Identity. As in years past, the preconference also featured a poster session, and a mentoring and networking lunch.
This year's speakers included:
With a diverse panel of speakers discussing timely issues of social importance, organizers showcased the relevance and vitality of current self and identity research.
Kevin Binning (Preconference Organizer)
Erin O'Mara (Preconference Organizer)
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