Heather Bullock

Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz




Heather Bullock is Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) and served as Director of UCSC’s Center for Justice, Tolerance, and Community. She studies the social psychological causes and consequences of economic injustice, with special attention to poverty among women. Much of her research focuses on identifying the attitudes and beliefs that predict support for anti-poverty policies, and the impact of framing on policy preferences. Before joining the faculty at UCSC, Heather served as an APA Congressional Fellow with the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions – Democratic Office. Her books include Women and Poverty: Psychology, Public Policy, and Social Justice and Psychology and Economic Injustice: Personal, Professional, and Political Intersections (co-authored with Bernice Lott). She is currently the editor of Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.

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Thank you, sponsors!

We are so pleased to announce the following sponsors for our October conference!

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ISPP Small Grant Award

We are pleased that the International Society for Political Psychology has awarded "Mentoring Conferences for New Research on Gender in Political Psychology" one of their Small Grants to further the goals of ISPP.

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participantsMeet the Organizers

Monica Schneider and Angie Bos

Monica is an Asst. Professor at Miami University (Ohio) and Angie is an Asst. Professor at the College of Wooster. They have been friends and collaborators since they first met at the University of Minnesota where they both completed the interdisciplinary Ph.D. minor in political psychology and focused their dissertation research on gender and political psychology.

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