Dear ASPO members,

During the annual ASPO conference the ASPO award for best dissertation will be awarded to distinguish the author of the dissertation that most significantly contributed to the field of social psychology. Recent and soon-to-be PhDs may now apply for the 2019 award!

To be eligible to apply for this year’s award, the applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

·         Your dissertation covers a social psychological topic;

·         You have defended, or will defend, your thesis between October 1st 2018 and September 30th 2019;

·         You obtained/will obtain your PhD at a Dutch university.

The award for best dissertation comes with a prize of €500 and, more importantly, the honorable recognition of best national dissertation in social psychology.

To apply for this award, please send 8 copies of your dissertation to:

Frank Doolaard – Sectie Sociale en Organisatiepsychologie
Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
Universiteit Leiden Postbus 9555
2300 RB Leiden

All copies must be received before September 1st , 2019. Along with that, please send an email with a digital version of your dissertation so your application can be confirmed to: f.t.doolaard@fsw.leidenuniv.nl.

Kind regards,

Frank Doolaard, Erdem Meral, Jiska Jonas, Suzanne Hoogeveen