Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict and Violence: Peace Psychology Division

Division 48: Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence: Peace Psychology Division works to promote peace in the world at large and within nations, communities and families. It encourages psychological and multidisciplinary research, education and training on issues concerning peace, nonviolent conflict resolution, reconciliation and the causes, consequences and prevention of violence and destructive conflict. The Division fosters communication among researchers, teachers and practitioners who are working on these issues and are applying the knowledge and methods of psychology in the advancement of peace and prevention of violence and destructive conflict. The Division seeks to make connections between all areas of psychological work and peace and welcomes participation from all areas of the discipline. A Division journal, Peace and Conflict: The Journal of Peace Psychology, is published quarterly.

Leadership

President

Bradley D. Olson, PhD
View a list of past presidents

Secretary

Caitlin O. Mahoney, PhD, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, Minn.

Publications

Journal

Peace and Conflict: The Journal of Peace Psychology (quarterly)
Editor: Susan Opotow, City University of New York — John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The Graduate Center

Newsletter

Peace Psychology Newsletter (two issues per year)
Editor: Michael R. Hulsizer, PhD, Webster University, St. Louis

Division Meetings

Contact Information

APA Division Services
750 First St, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Telephone: (202) 336-6013