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an affiliate of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology

GASP is a nonprofit scientific and professional group open to all, regardless of sexual orientation or research interest.

GASP was founded in 2001 to provide social support and professional resources to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender students and faculty in social and personality psychology.

Listserv

Our private moderated listserve sends noncommercial postings about LGBT research and professional issues to more than 400 members worldwide.

To subscribe to the GASP listserve go to http://lists.csbs.utah.edu/listinfo/gasp.

Luncheon / Annual Meeting

With support from the Diversity and Climate Committee of SPSP, we are delighted to invite you to attend the 2017 GASP Mentorship Luncheon at SPSP in San Antonio. Volunteer mentors will host discussion tables on a variety of research, teaching, and professional issues.

  • WHEN: 12:15-1:30 PM Friday, January 20, 2017
  • WHERE: SPSP annual meeting in San Antonio
  • TO REGISTER: Registration will open during the 2nd week of November through the SPSP Convention website.

GASP, the GLBT Alliance in Social and Personality Psychology, is an official affiliate of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Membership and events are open to all, regardless of sexual orientation or research interest. Allies are especially welcome.

New this year is a social hour Friday evening, 5-6:30 PM, for LGBT researchers and allies. Please see the SPSP conference program for details.

Luncheon Chair: Lisa G. Aspinwall, University of Utah.

  1. Cheryl Kaiser, University of Washington
    Conducting Research with Underrepresented Populations
  2. Laura A. King, University of Missouri, Columbia
    Occupy Social Psychology: Professional Leadership
  3. Pranjal Mehta, University of Oregon
    How to Negotiate Effectively and Advocate for Yourself at All Career Levels: Intersections with Ethnic, Gender, and Sexual Minority Status
  4. Chris Crandall, University of Kansas
    Publishing and Not Perishing
  5. Jon Freeman, NYU
    Landing a Tenure-Track Job
  6. Krishna Savani, Nanyang Business School
    Working as an Assistant Professor in Asia
  7. Clayton R. Critcher, University of California, Berkeley
    Psychologists in Business Schools
  8. Joshua A. Tabak, Facebook and Cornell University
    Making the Leap from Academia to Industry
  9. Nicholas Rule, University of Toronto
    Productivity and Time Management

Information about GASP

GASP provides social support and professional resources to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender students and faculty in social and personality psychology. GASP's major goals are to maintain a safe and welcoming professional forum for LGBT students and faculty and their heterosexual allies, and to serve as a resource for researchers, teachers, and other professionals.

Home page

http://www.psych.utah.edu/gasp/

Listserv

Our private moderated listserv sends noncommercial postings about LGBT research and professional issues to more than 400 members worldwide. To subscribe, please visit http://lists.csbs.utah.edu/listinfo/gasp

GASP Measures Database

Searchable database of measures designed for LGBT issues or populations: https://apps.psych.utah.edu/psych/gasp/newdbindex.jsp

Contact Info

GASP was founded by Lisa G. Aspinwall and Lisa M. Diamond, both members of the psychology faculty at the University of Utah. You may reach us at gaspmail@earthlink.net

Get Involved

There are 4 ways to become involved in GASP activities:

  1. Join the GASP listserv
    The listserv is confidential. Please read our privacy policy.
  2. Send suggestions for GASP activities and for resources for LGBT-related research, teaching, and professional issues to be shared on the GASP website. Please write to Lisa Aspinwall at gaspmail@earthlink.net.
  3. Attend our annual meeting at SPSP
  4. Consider a donation to GASP.

Your support could fund graduate student research on LGBT issues, travel to conferences, and other important means of increasing visibility for LGBT research and researchers. For more information, please write to us at gaspmail@earthlink.net.