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Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (PSPB) is an international outlet for original empirical papers in all areas of personality and social psychology. Occasionally, PSPB publishes other pieces of particular interest to members of the Society, such as special topical issues, selected symposia, and invited addresses. All papers are reviewed with respect to their scholarly merit.

Note: Regardless of whether you are a member of the Society, you're welcome to view abstracts and to subscribe to its PSPB feed free of charge.

PSPB Questions

Submission Guidelines / Content: Editor Chris Crandall (
Questions Regarding Accepted Manuscripts: Ed Fontanilla (
SageTrack: Amanda Bockman (

General Info:
Individual articles: RightsLink located within online journal article

Meet the Editorial Team

Feature ImageChristian Crandall (Ph.D. 1987, University of Michigan) is Professor of Psychology at the University of Kansas. His research ranges from social influence and conformity to stigma and prejudice, political ideology, culture, and the social ecology of friendships. He has been an Associate Editor at Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, a Section Editor for Methods, History & Philosophy at Social and Personality Psychology Compass, and was Editor of Dialogue for eight years with Monica Biernat. Chris has reviewed for 76 scientific or scholarly journals, and is President of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.


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Colin Wayne Leach (Ph.D. 1995, University of Michigan) is Professor of Psychology at University of Connecticut.  His multi-national, multi-method research examines status and morality in self-evaluation, emotion, and motivation. Colin has been associate editor of European Journal of Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Interpersonal Relations and Group Processes.     Michael D. Robinson (Ph.D. 1996, University of California, Davis) is Professor of Psychology at North Dakota State University.  His research spans the domains of personality, cognition, emotion, self-regulation, and social behavior. Michael has been an associate editor at a number of journals including Emotion, Journal of Personality, and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Personality Processes and Individual Differences.    

Tessa West (Ph.D. 2008, University of Connecticut) is Associate Professor of Psychology at New York University. Her research examines dyadic and group interactions, particularly between individuals from different racial and ethnic groups. Tessa has been an Associate Editor for Social Psychology & Personality Science, and is currently a Statistical Advisor for Psychological Science