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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.

GASP Mentors for 2021 SPSP Virtual Meeting

  • WHEN: February 11, 2021
  • WHERE: Virtual

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Mentorship Luncheon for LGBT Research, Researchers, and Allies SPSP Meeting 2021.

GASP is the GLBT Alliance in Social and Personality Psychology, an affiliate of SPSP. GASP events are supported by the Diversity and Climate Committee of SPSP. GASP events are open to all students, faculty, and other professionals, regardless of research interest, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. Allies are especially welcome.

Chair: Lisa G. Aspinwall, University of Utah

  1. Cheryl Kaiser, University of Washington
    Ask Me Anything: Candid Insights from a Department Chair Who Has Seen It All
  2. Clayton Critcher, University of California, Berkeley
    Being a Psychologist in a Business School
  3. Teri Kirby, University of Exeter
    Faculty and Post-Doc Positions in Europe
  4. Steve Rouse, Pepperdine University, and Ben Valen, New College of Florida
    Being an LGBT or Ally Researcher/Teacher at Religiously-Affiliated Institutions
  5. Kristina Olson, Princeton University
    Studying Gender and Sex Diversity
  6. Lynn Carol Miller, University of Southern California
    Grant Writing: How to Write (and Get) Grants
  7. Jon Freeman, New York University
    Being Productive, Funded, Hired, and Happy
  8. David R. Kille, Instagram
    Exploring User Experience Research (and other industry research)
  9. Sarah Ward, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Being Productive in Graduate School and during a Postdoc
  10. Tessa Dover, Portland State University
    Teaching & Mentoring Gender-Diverse & Queer Undergrads
  11. Jeffrey Hunger, Miami University
    Navigating the Job Market
  12. Charlotte Tate, San Francisco State University
    Work-Life Balance
  13. Ryan Lei, Haverford College
    Navigating Academia at a Small Liberal Arts College (SLAC)
  14. Nick Rule, University of Toronto
    Life and Work in the Time of COVID

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://gasp.psych.utah.edu/

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: http://gasp.psych.utah.edu/measures.php

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.