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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

The Leadership Alliance
The Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP), offers undergraduates, interested in pursuing a PhD or MD/PhD, the opportunity to work for eight to ten weeks under the guidance of a faculty or research mentor at a participating Alliance institution.

APA Summer Science Fellowship
The APA Science Directorate sponsors the Summer Science Fellowship program (SSF). SSF aims to immerse advanced undergraduate students in the science of psychology by exposing them to the excitement and promise of the best of psychological science. SSF offers promising students the opportunity to equip themselves with skills essential to succeed in graduate school, and gives students who plan to pursue advanced degrees in psychological science the opportunity to be mentored by nationally known faculty.

Advanced Statistical Training in Psychology (ASTP)
The ASTP program provides undergraduate students with training in psychological statistics and research methods in a dynamic setting that emphasizes the hands-on skills it takes to analyze and interpret real data.

Past and Present Affiliations

Department of Psychology, Tufts University
Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
Department of Psychology, University of Michigan


Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minorities Psychology
Experimental Psychology
Group Processes and Intergroup Relations
Journal of Applied Social Psychology
Journal of Black Psychology
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Personality and Social Psychology Review
Psychological Science
Social Cognition
Social Psychological and Personality Science

Professional Associations

American Psychological Association (APA)
Based in Washington, DC, the APA is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.

Association of Black Psychologists (AbPSI)
The Association of Black Psychologists was founded in San Francisco in 1968 by a number of Black Psychologists from across the country. They united to actively address the serious problems facing Black Psychologists and the larger Black community. The Association of Black Psychologists has grown from a handful of concerned professionals into an independent, autonomous organization of over 1400 members. The Association is organized to operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.

Association for Psychological Science (APS)
APS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national level. The Society's mission is to promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare. The American Psychological Society was founded in 1988 by a group of scientifically oriented psychologists interested in advancing scientific psychology and its representation as a science at the national level. Membership APS has over 14,000 members and includes the leading psychological scientists and academics, clinicians, researchers, teachers, and administrators.

Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
The largest organization of social and personality psychologists in the world. The goals of SPSP are to further the generation and dissemination of research in personality and social psychology. This is accomplished through our journal publications (PSPB and PSPR), our annual conference, and close consultations with science advocacy offices in the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society.

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
SPSSI is an international group of over 3500 psychologists, allied scientists, students, and others who share a common interest in research on the psychological aspects of important social issues. In various ways, the Society seeks to bring theory and practice into focus on human problems of the group, the community, and nations, as well as the increasingly important problems that have no national boundaries.

Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP)
SESP is a scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of social psychology. One of the central ways that SESP furthers this goal is by holding an annual meeting in October of each year. The Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, a bimonthly journal of original research and theory on human social behavior and related phenomena, is now the official journal of SESP. Currently, SESP has more than 750 members throughout the world. Membership is by nomination and is open to any self-identified social psychologist, regardless of disciplinary affiliation.

Social Psychology Network (SPN)
SPN is the largest social psychology database on the Internet. In these pages, you'll find more than 11,000 links related to psychology. This includes more than 10,000 searchable links, five online forums, and an interactive directory in which approximately 1,000 psychologists from 30 countries received password protected access to their own profile, allowing them to add links to their own web experiments, research groups, course syllabi, and publications. SPN has become a membership organization open to students, psychology professionals, and members of the public.

Funding Agencies

National Science Foundation

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