ISJR 2014

The 15th biennial conference of ISJR will be held from June 19-22, 2014, on the campus of New York University, organized by Professor John T. Jost.

The conference will take place primarily in facilities of the Leonard N. Stern Business School, New York University, in the heart of Greenwich Village (near historic Washington Square).


There will be three major conference themes:

(1) Economic inequality (the 1% vs. the 99%);
(2) Law, justice, and social science; and
(3) Progress, social stability, and change.


Keynote speeches will be given by (1) Mahzarin R. Banaji, who is the Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, and (2) Noelle Damico, who is a Senior Fellow of the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative.


Special invited symposia will be chaired by Claudia Cohen (Columbia/Teachers College), Peter Coleman (Columbia/Teachers College), Michelle Fine (CUNY/Graduate Center), Guillermina Jasso (NYU/Sociology), Aaron C. Kay (Duke/Fuqua), Joshua Knobe (Yale Philosophy/Cognitive Science), Elizabeth Levy Paluck (Princeton Psychology/Public Policy), Manfred Schmitt (Koblenz-Landau/Psychology), Tom R. Tyler (Yale/Law School), and Kees van den Bos (Utrecht/Social Psychology).


There will also be special panels devoted to the work of Morton Deutsch (Columbia University), Riël Vermunt (University of Leiden), Lee Ross (Stanford University), and Jean Decety (University of Chicago).