Their "Status, power, and intergroup relations: The personal is the societal" appears in Current Opinion in Psychology. Go, team!
Her new job as Research Associate, working with Phil Goff, will take her to John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. Congratulations, Jill!
First-year student Gandalf won the prize from the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools for his masters thesis at WIlliam and Mary. This is a link to the Award and conference website:
Alumni and current lab members' research appears in this overview of how people interact across status divides.
Fiske, S. T., Bergsieker, H. B., Constantine, V., Dupree, C. H., Holoien, D. S., Kervyn, N., Leslie, L., & Swencionis, J. K. (2015). Talking up and talking down: The power of positive speaking. Lewin Award Address, Journal of Social Issues, 71 (4) 834-846.
In work begun at Princeton, Veronica shows that animals are perceived in clusters that parallel the Sterotype Content Model quadrants: companions (dogs, cats, horses), predators (lions, tigers, bears), vermin (rats, insects, snakes), and prey (cows, sheep) that we eat. Congratulations, Vero!
Sevillano, V., & Fiske, S. T. (in press). Warmth and competence in animals. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
In "Modern Attitudes Toward Older Adults in the Aging World: A Cross-Cultural Meta-Analysis," Mike shows that (contrary to popular opinion), ageism is not better in East Asia. Instead, rapid rises in population aging worsens attitudes toward older people. Congratulations, Mike!
Mike's title will be Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations. According to its webpage, "Stern is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers with a broad portfolio of academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels." Go, Mike!
According to its webpage, "Amherst College is now widely regarded as one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, enrolling a diverse group of approximately 1,800 young men and women." You go, girl!
Susan Fiske recevied the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology.
Day, M. V., Fiske, S. T., Downing, E. L., & Trail, T. E. (in press). Shifting liberal and conservative attitudes using moral foundations theory. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
Congratulations, Marty, Emily, and Tom!
The paper has now been published online.
Susan is one of 33 new members recently elected to the American Philosophical Society. They're the nation's oldest scholarly organization, founded by Benjamin Franklin, spanning the fields of mathematics, physics, biology, the social sciences, arts and humanities. They also award a number of prestigious national prizes each year, including the Franklin Medal, the Jefferson Medal, and the never-yet-conferred Prize for Adequately Explaining Why We're Named "The American Philosophical Society."
Susan Fiske was inducted into the National Academy of Science (NAS) on April 26. The NAS is a private, non-profit society of distinguished scholars. Established by an Act of Congress, signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, the NAS is charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology.
Dan Ames successfully defended his PhD dissertation, "Intentional Harms are Worse, Even When They're Not."