APS Annual Convention | May 23-26 | Hilton San Franciso Union Square

U-M Department of Psychology Reception: Saturday, May 24 from 4-5:30PM | Union Square 22 Room, Fourth Floor

The following Department of Psychology faculty and students will present at the convention. Please visit the APS website for more information, including a complete convention schedule.


APS Award Recipients

Shinobu Kitayama: APS William James Fellow Award

Leah Richmond-Rakerd: APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions

Robert Sellers: APS James S. Jackson Lifetime Achievement Award for Transformative Scholarship

Henry Wellman: APS William James Fellow Award


Speakers and Panelists

Shayan Asadi: "Changes in hopelessness and connectedness predict suicide attempt in high risk adolescents across sexual minority status"

Margaret Meyer: "Understanding an individual officer’s search decision: Racial bias in searches of innocent drivers" (part of a symposium Meyer also organized called Novel Approaches to Studying the Law Enforcement Investigatory Process)

Micaela Rodriguez: "Lonely or Just Alone? Beliefs Shape Experiences of Being Alone"

Craig Rodriguez-Seijas: "Dimensional Psychopathology for Improving Diversity: A Premature Promise" and "ParTy n' Play: Associations between sex-related substance use and the disinhibited externalizing spectrum among gay and bisexual men"

Aidan Wright: "Dispelling the Illusion of the Nomothetic-Idiographic Divide in Psychological Science" and "The Role of Editorial Leadership in Methodological Reform: A Conversation with Journal Editors Past and Present"


Poster Presentations

Irene Melani: "Divergent Consequences Associated with Social Anxiety: A Cross-Cultural Examination"

Yaxin Xiao and Erin Wang: "Collectivism and COVID-19 Vaccination Rates in the United States: Exploring the Unexpected Relationship" and "Cultural Collectivism and Coping with COVID-19: A Twitter Analysis"