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SPSP Call for Proposals: National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP)

Do you have current research related to teaching from a social or personality psychology perspective? Each year, SPSP sends a member to present and attend the annual NITOP (National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology) conference. The next conference will be held January 3-6, 2021 at the TradeWinds Island Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Presentations are one-hour long (given twice) and can address a specific content area and/or teaching strategy. NITOP 2020’s Concurrent Sessions can be seen here. We encourage applications from a wide range of teachers, including those from two-year colleges, undergraduate institutions, and non-traditional settings.


  • Ph.D. in social or personality psychology or a closely related field
  • Agree to attend and speak at the 2021 NITOP meeting if selected.
  • Current SPSP member

To apply, please submit your proposal by May 8, 2020

Apply Here

  • A short statement of interest, including if you’ve attended NITOP in the past
  • A description of your proposed talk (max. 500 words)
  • Evidence of your teaching approach and effectiveness (e.g., teaching statement, summary of past teaching evaluations, list of teaching awards)
  • Your CV


  • Attend NITOP and present your research/session at NITOP to a wide range of psychology educators
  • Conference registration, 4 nights hotel, airfare to conference

Questions? Email Jan Kang (, SPSP Resource Manager

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