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Society for Philosophy
and Psychology

minding minds since 1974

Governance and Constitution

The SPP elects officers and Executive Committee members at its annual business meeting. The President serves a one year term, and also serves as President-elect and Past President (ex officio positions on the Executive Committee) in the years before and after he or she presides. The President appoints Program Co-Chairs for the annual meeting of the year he or she presides. The Secretary-Treasurer serves a three-year term, and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the SPP. Executive Committee members serve three-year terms, on a rotational basis. The SPP makes every reasonable effort to keep an equal number of philosophers and scientists on the Executive Committee every year, to have both a philosopher and a scientist as yearly Program Co-Chairs, and to alternate the President yearly between philosophers and scientists.

[Constitution]

[Past Officers]

 

2018-2019 Officers

President

Adina Roskies
Department of Philosophy
Dartmouth University

 

Past President

Susan Gelman
Department of Psychology
University of Michigan

 

President Elect

Tania Lombrozo
Department of psychology
Princeton University

 

Secretary-Treasurer

Luis Favela
University of Central Florida
Department of Philosophy

 

Director of Communications

Sydney Levine
Deartment of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Psychology
Harvard University

 

Diversity Committee Co-Chairs

Carrie Figdor
Department of Philosophy
University of Iowa

Michael Brownstein
Department of Philosophy
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

 

Stanton Prize Coordinator

Kiley Hamlin
Department of Psychology
University of British Columbia

 

Liaison to European SPP

Brian Keeley
Department of Philosophy
Pitzer College

 

Liaison to Australian SPP

Lisa Miracchi
Department of Philosophy
University of Pennsylvania

 

SPP Executive Committee Members

Michael Bishop (ex-officio)
Department of Philosophy
Florida State University
(term expires 2021)

Nadia Chernyak
Department of Cognitive Sciences
UC - Irvine
(term expires 2021)

Luis Favela
Department of Philosophy
University of Central Florida
(term expires 2019)

Chaz Firestone
Department of Psychology
Johns Hopkins University
(term expires 2021)

Steven Gross
Department of Philosophy
Johns Hopkins University
(term expirs 2019)

Larisa Heiphetz
Department of Psychology
Columbia University
(term expires 2020)

Melissa Koenig (ex-officio)
Institute of Child Development
University of Minnesota
(term expires 2021)

Victor Kumar
Department of Philosophy
Boston University
(term expires 2019)

Tamar Kushnir
Department of Human Development
Cornell University
(term expires 2020)

Cristine Legare
Department of Psychology
University of Texas at Austin
(term expires 2019)

Josh May
Department of Philosophy
University of Alabama at Birmingham
(term expires 2021)

Lisa Miracchi
Department of Philosophy
University of Pennsylvania
(term expires 2019)

L.A. Paul
Department of Philosophy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(term expires 2020)

Alison Springle
Department of Philosophy
University of Pittsburgh
(term expires 2021)

 

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