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February 27, 2024
IARR Boston 2024 Update – Late-Breaking Research Poster Submissions, Keynotes, Travel Grants, and Hotel Reservations
Your local hosts and academic planners are making plans to welcome scholars across the globe to Boston in July! Submission decisions for IARR Boston 2024 were emailed on February 7, but you have another chance to submit to be part of this incredible conference. Click here for more details!

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February 15, 2024
Call for Abstracts for an EASP-IARR Joint Symposium - “What’s Love Got To Do With It (Part II): Inequality in Close Relationships”
The European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) and the International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) are pleased to invite submissions for a joint virtual symposium, “What’s Love Got To Do With It (Part II): Inequality in Close Relationships” to be held May 15th, 2024. This symposium follows the first IARR/EASP symposium, “What's Love Got To Do With It: Diversity in Close/Romantic Relationships” held in 2022. Click here to learn more!

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February 13, 2024
The Meston Lab at UT Austin is looking for couples to participate in a paid research study
The purpose of this study is to evaluate how intimate interactions relate to satisfaction in romantic relationships. This study is a couples study, so you and your partner would both participate. You will be asked to fill out demographics, questions about your relationship and sexuality, and identify different interactions that make you feel intimacy/intimate with your partner. Both you and your partner must be 18 years of age or older.

This study will have 1 one-on-one session with a researcher via Zoom and at least two online surveys over 4 weeks. The first session will take approximately 1 hour. You will be asked to complete the first online survey two weeks after your first session and the final survey 28 days after your first session. You and your partner will receive $50 for the completion of the full study ($25 each). Please fill out this survey, and our lab will reach out to you with next steps!

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January 29, 2024
IARR Geographical Diversity Research Grants 2024 – Deadline for submission: May 15th 2024
The International Association for Relationship Research is pleased to announce its Geographical Diversity Research Grants. These small research grants aim to promote geographical diversity in relationship research in general and the IARR in particular. We offer up to two grants (1000 USD each) to relationship scholars who are residing in countries that are underrepresented in the IARR’s current membership base (you may check eligible countries here). We welcome research proposals from scholars across all career stages (graduate student or post-PhD) and disciplines (e.g., communication, psychology, sociology). Please send your application to the Chair of the Internationalization Committee, Silvia Donato by May 15th 2024. For further information on how to prepare the application, please see the Submission Guide.

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December 14, 2023
Call for Unpublished Data
We are currently conducting a meta-analysis investigating the possible effect of changing oral contraceptive use between relationship formation and time of testing on women’s sexual satisfaction (i.e., “The Congruency Hypothesis”). If you have unpublished data relevant to this research question, please contact Victor Shiramizu by January 15, 2024.

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December 14, 2023
Seeking Proposals for a Special Issue Titled “Highlighting Personality and Social Psychological Theory from Majority World Contexts.”
Personality and Social Psychology Review is seeking proposals for a Special Issue titled “Highlighting Personality and Social Psychological Theory from Majority World Contexts.” We hope that contributions to this special issue will address two important questions: (1) What can dominant Western psychology learn from social and personality psychological concepts and theories rooted in and oriented around perspectives from Majority World contexts? and (2) How can social and personality psychological concepts and theories from Majority World contexts contribute to a truly global science of personality and social psychology? The manuscripts published in this special issue will be shorter than those typically published in PSPR in order to amplify as many voices as possible: 2500-5000 words (excluding abstract and references). Click here for more information. Proposals are due February 15, 2024.

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November 11, 2023
Call for Speakers: 2024 TLC Love Conference
Do you have research on love and social connection that you’d like to share with a vibrant community of scholars from a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds? We invite you to submit your research for presentation at the 2024 TLC Love Conference, to take place May 15-17 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA! Read the full announcement and submit your research here. Stay tuned for updates about the conference and all TLC events on our website. We look forward to learning more about your work!

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November 8, 2023
Special Issue "Advances in the Science of Mating, Love, and Attachment in Romantic Relationships"
In recent decades, researchers have made notable advancements in studies focusing on mating, love, and attachment. The field now has a better understanding of the biological and psychological processes that underly the formation, establishment, maintenance, and dissolution of pair-bonds. Researchers have also continued to advance theories and measures, and use new methodical instruments, including EEG, fMRI, and virtual reality, to advance the science of romantic relationships. They have also progressed with the times, studying the impact of societal changes such as online dating, the COVID-19 pandemic, and a greater attention to diversity in studies. Thus, the landscape of the study of pair-bonds is evolving and creating a more inclusive perspective on relationship science. Guest Editor: Prof. Bianca P. Acevedo, Guest Editor Assistant: Mr. Adam Bode. Submission deadline: May 31, 2024. Click here for more information.

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November 7, 2023
Neuroimaging Meta-analysis Focused on Attachment Styles
We are currently conducting a neuroimaging meta-analysis focused on attachment styles. In this endeavor, we are actively searching for unpublished manuscripts, preprints, papers in press, theses, or any other form of gray literature or unpublished data related to this topic utilizing fMRI, PET, or SPECT. If you have data that could enhance our research, we kindly request that you send your manuscript, paper, or report to us by November 30, 2023, via email at jiangmj@psych.ac.cn. Should you provide us with data that we can incorporate into our meta-analysis, your study will be cited in our paper. We sincerely appreciate your assistance and support.

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October 19, 2023
Announcing Global Gratitude Project + Funding Opportunities
Calling all gratitude researchers! The Love Consortium is thrilled to launch a new Global Gratitude Project including a gratitude-specific dataverse and funding opportunities. The Global Gratitude Dataverse (GGDv) offers fresh opportunities for collaboration between researchers studying the topic of gratitude, with an emphasis on bringing together researchers from every part of the globe. Any dataset containing a measure of gratitude—from one item in a larger emotion scale to a multi-phased intervention study—and from any relationship context is eligible for inclusion in the GGDv. Learn more.

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September 26, 2023
Special Issue of Journal of Family Communication
The purpose of this special issue of the Journal of Family Communication (Volume 24, Issue 4 in 2024), co-edited by Elizabeth Suter, Erin Sahlstein Parcell, and Comfort Tosin Adebayo, is to spotlight family communication scholarship using relational dialectics theory (RDT). An extension of Mikhail Bakhtin’s dialogism to the study of relationships, RDT (Baxter & Montgomery, 1996) was a radical departure from previous approaches to studying relating and inspired researchers to approach relationships in fundamentally new ways. Learn more.

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September 12, 2023
Call for Proposals for Advances in Personal Relationships Series
Thinking about writing a book or edited volume? Want it to be published by Cambridge University Press? The Advances in Personal Relationships (APR) editorial team invites proposals on topics of interest to readers. The editorial team is Terri Orbuch (lead editor), Silvia Donato, Leanne Knobloch, and William Chopik. We provide examples, guidance, and support throughout the process. Proposals typically include a description of the topic and its importance, comparison to related books, the target audience, an outline of chapters (with descriptions of each chapter), and a tentative timeline. Please email Terri Orbuch with any questions or proposal ideas. We also welcome discussions about potential proposals at any time.

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September 7, 2023
Meta-analysis of longitudinal studies on the associations between life satisfaction and domain satisfaction
We are conducting a meta-analysis of longitudinal studies on the associations between life satisfaction and domain satisfaction (i.e., relationship satisfaction, health satisfaction, job satisfaction, financial satisfaction, social satisfaction, family satisfaction, leisure satisfaction). We are now seeking unpublished manuscripts, preprints, papers in press, theses, or any other form of gray literature or unpublished longitudinal data. Click here for more information.

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August 12, 2023
Let’s Share Teaching Activities!
Have you created a teaching activity to engage students in relationship research? If so, the Teaching Committee would love to hear from you! Instructors who introduce relationship science to students face many exciting challenges, including selecting topics to teach. Relationship science spans multiple disciplines, various relationship stages and types, and immeasurable interactive processes. Click here for more information.

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July 25, 2023
Call for Nominations
*** NEW DEADLINE *** The IARR Publications Committee is seeking nominations for editor of the journal Personal Relationships to succeed Dr. Ashley Randall. The editor’s term will begin on January 1, 2024 with the new editor shadowing Dr. Randall until her term ends on June 1, 2024. The new editor’s term ends on June 1, 2028. For more information, please click here.

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July 13, 2023
LOOKING FORWARD! The 7th bi-annual meeting of the Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction section of ECREA
Submission Deadline: July 25, 2023
When: October 24 - October 26, 2023
Where: Tallinn, Estonia, hosted by Baltic Film, Media and Art School, Tallinn University
Accommodation options are available near the university, more information about hotels is on our website.
Registration fee:
Early Bird 300 € / Standard 350 €
Early Bird Student 190 € / Standard 220 € (PhD workshop included)
Early Bird PhD workshop 50 € / Standard 70 €
For more information, please click here.

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June 10, 2023
Early bird submission for International Conference on Love Studies(ECREA)
On behalf of the International Advisory Board, we kindly inform you that the deadline for the early bird submission of proposals for the International Conference on Love Studies is in several days. The International Conference on Love Studies will be held on January 2–7, 2024, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, with virtual online streaming. For more information, please click here.

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June 8, 2023
Special Issues for Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
Sibling relationships are the longest lasting relationships most individuals experience. Research shows the importance of sibling relationship quality and sibling influence from early childhood (Yaremych & Volling, 2020) to late adulthood (Stocker et al., 2020). Yet, in a recent systematic review of family relationship representation in top family science journals, Perez-Brena and colleagues (2022) reported that only 2.4% of family-focused research examined the sibling relationship. To highlight the importance of sibling relationships, we are editing a special issue that focuses on Sibling Relationship Processes Across the Lifespan. For more information, please click here.

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June 6, 2023
Special Issue "Biological Perspectives and Love, Attachment, and Social Processes" in Behavioral Sciences
In recent decades, science has made significant advances in understanding the biological basis of social processes, broadly speaking, including topics such as empathy, altruism, prejudice, and morality. The field has also made strides in understanding the biological processes that underly the formation, maintenance, and dissolution of attachment to specific close others such as children, parents, and romantic partners. For more information, please click here.

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May 12, 2023
Looking Forward! Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction Section Conference (ECREA)
The ICSI Conference is the 7th bi-annual meeting of the Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction section of ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association). This year’s conference is hosted by Baltic Film, Media and Art School, Tallinn University, Estonia. For more information, please click here.

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May 12, 2023
REMINDER: Submission Deadline for IARR Geographical Diversity Research Grants (15th of JUNE 2023)
Deadline is approaching for submitting applications to the Geographical Diversity Research Grants. These small research grants aim to promote geographical diversity in relationship research in general and the IARR in particular. We offer up to two grants (1000 USD each) to relationship scholars who are residing in countries that are underrepresented in the IARR’s current membership base (you may check eligible countries here). We welcome research proposals from scholars across all career stages (graduate student or post-PhD) and disciplines (e.g., communication, psychology, sociology). Please send your application to the Chair of the Internationalization Committee, Silvia Donato, by June 15th 2023. For further information on how to prepare the application, please see the Submission Guide on the IARR website. Check for eligibility and apply! Please feel free to distribute this announcement widely in your professional network.

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May 7, 2023
Surgeon General Advisory: Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation
According to the report, various studies over the years have shown that socially connected people live longer, and it is estimated that social connection increases one’s odds of survival by 50%. Lacking social connection, however, is as dangerous to human mortality as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. People experiencing loneliness are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, dementia, stroke, depression, and anxiety. This concept extends out to the community as well, as communities with higher levels of social connection are more “positively associated with a reduced burden of disease and risk for all-cause mortality.” Learn more here.

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April 27, 2023
"Gender and the Transition to Parenthood: Understanding the A,B,C's"
Dr. Kristin D. Mickelson and Dr. Kristen Marcussen have just published a book on "Gender and the Transition to Parenthood: Understanding the A,B,C's" by Springer Nature. This book provides a new approach by examining gender and the transition to parenthood by using the actor partner interdependence model. Unlike other books which focus on the individual perspective of becoming a parent (especially for mothers), this book examines how couples and individuals successfully navigate this important life passage. This book covers a mix of psychological and sociological studies on the transition to parenthood. Readers will learn about the affective, behavioral, and cognitive aspects of this transition in early 21st century America and how it has changed in the past three decades. The book is aimed at graduate students, researchers and professionals who are interested in an interdisciplinary approach to this most formative passage in adult life. By bringing together past and current research, this book tells the story of becoming parents in 21st century America from his, her, and their points of view.

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April 17, 2023
Submissions for a special issue of the journal Couple and Family Psychology : Research & Practice
The special issue is titled, "Interpersonal Processes Linking Relationships and Physical Health," and aligns with the research interests of many members of the IARR community. Details about the special issue can be found here. We welcome all submissions on this topic, and any questions about the issue can be directed to the guest editor, Dr. Hayley Fivecoat, at hfivecoat@family-institute.org.

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April 11, 2023
REMINDER: ASU IARR Mini-Conference
Please book your hotel room for the ASU IARR Mini-Conferencece (May 18-21) by Tuesday, April 18th in order to receive the special room rates. Additionally, please register for the optional events by April 18th as well. Conference registration closes Monday, May 1st at midnight (PST). See conference website for link.

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March 23, 2023
Hybrid Summer School on Longitudinal Designs & Dyadic Data Analysis
This year’s Summer School expands over 3 preliminary webinars and 8 days of lectures and exercises. The summer school will be offered in a hybrid format. We offer a 3-Day Summer School: Introduction to Intensive Longitudinal Methods (31st July - 2nd August), an 8-Day Summer School: Introduction to Intensive Longitudinal Methods & Dyadic Data Analysis (31st July - 9th August) and a 5-Day Summer School: Dyadic Data Analysis (3rd August - 9th August). For more information, please click here.

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March 13, 2023
Do you need to learn dyadic longitudinal data analysis?
Kate Thorson and I will be teaching a 4-day virtual workshop June 5th-8th, 2023. The workshop will offer both conceptual and practical knowledge about analyzing dyadic longitudinal data. The goal is to provide attendees with a strong set of fundamentals that will allow them to confidently approach basic dyadic longitudinal data analysis. Our aim is to approach teaching the workshop from a researcher's perspective, providing you with the information you need to be able to understand dyadic and longitudinal data and to think through all of the different issues with your data and analyze it correctly. Click here to find out more information and register for the workshop (they also offer a bunch of other great methods workshops). Please email amiemg@umich.edu and/or kthorson@barnard.edu with any questions!

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March 6, 2023
Are you interested in mindfulness and relationship research?
Dr. Chelom Leavitt of Brigham Young University has organized The Mindfulness Relationship Virtual Conference that will be held on Friday, June 2nd from 10AM-2PM (MST). Key speakers include Dr. Johan Karremans of Radboud University and Dr. Lori Brotto of the University of British Columbia. Attending students will be able to network with professors and participate in a lightning-research round sharing recent projects in mindfulness and relationship research. You can use this link to register, sign up for the lightening-round, and reserve your spot in the conference.

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February 7, 2023
Early Bird Registration
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! If you are planning to attend the IARR Mini-Conference in Arizona May 18th - 21st get discounted registration fees now through March 6th and you can also book your hotel room. Conference details including the hotel link can be found on the main webpage - where you will also see the Register to Attend button. Hope to see you there! Any questions – just email RISE@asu.edu.

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January 3, 2023
Call for Applications
The International Association for Relationship Research is pleased to announce its Geographical Diversity Research Grants. These small research grants aim to promote geographical diversity in relationship research in general and the IARR in particular. We offer up to two grants (1,000 USD each) to relationship scholars who are residing in countries that are underrepresented in the IARR’s current membership base. For more information, please click here.

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October 11, 2022
Call for Proposal
The Interpersonal Communication Division of the International Communication Association invites early career scholars to a Research Escalator taking place in the Annual International Communication Association Conference in Toronto (May 2023). The Research Escalator is a great mentorship opportunity for doctoral students and post-docs. You will receive feedback on the paper you submit from senior Interpersonal Communication faculty, who will provide their feedback on a project in development. This feedback can help develop and shape its direction toward a full conference paper or publication. In this way, the Interpersonal Communication Division wants to enhance participation in ICA and warmly encourages early career researchers to submit to the Research Escalator session. This is a low-threshold opportunity for young scholars to attend the ICA conference. For more information, please click here.

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September 16, 2022
Call for Applications
Research grants totaling $2.1 million (up to 275,000 US dollars each) are available for conceptual, quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research on psychological perspectives on divine forgiveness. The goal is to advance understanding of the role of divine forgiveness in human behavior by promoting systematic research on the pursuit, perception, experience, and proximal consequences of divine forgiveness and to illuminate how it interfaces with the two earthly forms of forgiveness, interpersonal forgiveness, and self-forgiveness. Relationship researchers are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit divine-forgiveness.org.

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February 4, 2022
Call for Abstracts for an EASP-IARR joint Symposium
The European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) and the International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) are pleased to invite submissions for a joint virtual symposium, “What’s Love Got To Do With It: Diversity in Close/Romantic Relationships” to be held May 12th 2022. For more information on our Call for Papers, click here.

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January 25, 2022
IARR 2022 Awards
We are extending the deadline to February 10, 2022 to nominate your colleagues for IARR 2022 Awards. The Awards Committee is accepting nominees for: IARR Fellow, International Scholar Award, Dissertation Award, Steve Duck New Scholars Awards, Teaching Award, Mentoring Award, Gerald R. Miller Award for Early Career Achievement, Berscheid-Hatfield Award for Distinguished Mid-Career Achievement, and Distinguished Career Award. Nominees must be current IARR members. Please submit all materials to Lucia O’Sullivan by February 10th.

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November 1, 2021
2022 IARR Conference Call for Papers
The International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) is planning to conduct its next main conference in London, England. The conference is scheduled for 28 July (Thursday) to 1 August (Monday) 2022. As you might know, IARR had originally planned to conduct its 2020 conference in an in-person (face-to-face) format. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was converted to a virtual/digital conference for 2021. For more information on our Call for Papers, click here.

CUNY

October 12, 2021
#REP’D Information Session
The Ph.D. program of Health Psychology and Clinical Science (HPCS) at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York seeks promising underrepresented or minority students to apply for admission. HPCS is committed to bringing the knowledge of health and clinical psychologies to bear on understanding and addressing poor mental and physical health with sensitivity to the intersectionality of identities and lived experience. For more information on our October 18th info session, click here.

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December 19, 2020
Looking for relationship-relevant resources?
Check out what Social Psychology Network has to offer Social Psychology Network offers a wide array of resources to all members of IARR, regardless of discipline. Check our endorsement for a quick introduction to just some of the links on SPN that might prove helpful to you in your research and teaching.

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June 7, 2021
Call for Papers - Special Issue of JSPR: “Overparenting: Consequences for Children and Families”
Scholars of parenting and parent-child relationships have long emphasized the importance of high parental involvement to support positive child outcomes in social, emotional, and academic domains. And, in fact, U.S. parents—mothers as well as fathers—have responded by increasing their involvement with their children since the 1960s (Bianchi, Robinson, & Milkie, 2006). Moreover, approaches to parenting like “concerted cultivation,” once thought to characterize primarily middle- and upper-class parents (Lareau, 2011), and intensive parenting norms, have reached all segments of American society, including working-class families (Ishizuka, 2019). For more information, click here.

April 19, 2021
Call for Papers - Special Issue of JSPR: “Mindfulness and Relationships”
Drs. Chelom Leavitt and Johan Karremans are editing a special issue of The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships on mindfulness in relationships. This issue will examine how mindfulness is being used in relational research. We will summarize the state of mindfulness and relationships (i.e. romantic, friendship, parenting, etc.) and examine links between mindfulness and relational outcomes. For more information, click here.

April 7, 2021
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Call for Papers - Special Issue of JSPR: “The Influence of Multiple Socialization Agents on Prosocial Development”
The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships is seeking manuscript submissions for a Special Issue, to be guest co-edited by Cara Streit (University of New Mexico), Meredith McGinley (University of Wisconsin-Parkside), and Gustavo Carlo (University of California- Irvine). In recent years, there has been a resurgence of interest in understanding the manifestation of prosocial tendencies. Prosocial development includes tendencies, such as empathy, sympathy, helping behaviors, prosocial values, prosocial moral reasoning, and forgiveness, that reflect a concern for, and benevolence towards, others. For more information, click here.

January 22, 2021
Call for Papers - Special Issue of JSPR: “Strengths-Based Examinations of Latinx Youths’ Interpersonal Relationships and Socioemotional Well-being”
The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships is seeking manuscript submissions for a Special Issue on “Strengths-Based Examinations of Latinx Youths’ Interpersonal Relationships and Socioemotional Well-being” to be guest co-edited by Melissa Delgado (University of Arizona), Rajni Nair (Arizona State University), Lucía Alcalá (California State University, Fullerton), and Rayni Thomas (University of Arizona). For more information, click here.

October 26, 2020
Call for Papers - Special Issue of JSPR: “Proposal for JSPR Special Issue on Nonlinear Effects and Dynamics in Close Relationships”
We (Drs. Yuthika Girme, Nickola Overall, and Jeff Simpson) are editing a special issue of The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships that will focus on nonlinear effects and dynamics in close relationships. Despite widespread acknowledgment that close relationships frequently involve tumultuous and dynamic experiences, most models in relationship psychology focus on linear relationship processes. For more information, click here.

September 22, 2020
Call for Papers - Special Issue of JSPR: “The Influence of Multiple Socialization Agents on Prosocial Development”
The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships is seeking manuscript submissions for a Special Issue, to be guest co-edited by Cara Streit (University of New Mexico), Meredith McGinley (University of Wisconsin-Parkside), and Gustavo Carlo (University of California- Irvine). In recent years, there has been a resurgence of interest in understanding the manifestation of prosocial tendencies. Prosocial development includes tendencies, such as empathy, sympathy, helping behaviors, prosocial values, prosocial moral reasoning, and forgiveness, that reflect a concern for, and benevolence towards, others. For more information, click here.

May 1, 2020
Call for Papers - Special Issue of JSPR: “Relationships in the time of COVID 19: Examining the effects of the global pandemic on personal relationships.”
Dr. Jennifer Bevan (Chapman University) and Dr. Pamela Lannutti (La Salle University) are editing a special issue of Journal of Social and Personal Relationships entitled “Relationships in the time of COVID 19: Examining the effects of the global pandemic on personal relationships.” This special issue of JSPR focused on the effects of the pandemic on personal relationships will serve as a valuable resource for scholars and practitioners as we work to understand the pandemic’s personal and social implications and to develop recommendations for scholars and practitioners in assisting relational partners to thrive in such difficult times. Get information here.

Call for Papers - Special Issue of JSPR: "Communication technologies and relationships."
The development and use of communication technologies in our relational lives has proliferated in the past decade. In dyadic, family, and wider social relations, they are integral to the formation, maintenance, and sometimes the endings of relationships. Nonetheless, neither JSPR nor its sister journal, Personal Relationships, has published a special issue on this topic. The Editors of this issue (Susan Sprecher, Daniel Perlman, and Michelle Drouin) aspire to bring together a sampling of cutting-edge research from the multidisciplinary, international perspective of close relationship scholars in one issue, which we hope will become a resource for years to come. Get information here.

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April 11, 2020
Webinar invitation: Learn about a new online data collaboration tool
This is an invitation for you to learn more about a tool we have created to facilitate collaboration using archived data. Although it has been necessary to halt in-person data collection during this time of physical distancing, we have been hearing stories from colleagues and graduate students of the understandable anxiety this causes regarding programs of research and career progress. In the hope of offering one avenue of support to members of our research community who might be affected by this, we have pushed up our previously planned webinars to begin next week, rather than in the summer. Learn more here.

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March 30, 2020
LONDON CONFERENCE POSTPONED TO SUMMER 2021!!
A top priority of the IARR Board and the London 2020 Conference Team is the safety of our members and conference guests as well as members of the global community (which we would come in contact with during travel), due to the ongoing Global COVID-19 Pandemic. Thus, we made the difficult decision to postpone the London 2020 Conference to the summer of 2021. While this is not ideal, the move does allow us to keep everyone safe, to likely plan for the best possible conference with fewer uncertainties, and to keep IARR financially strong. This change has an impact on our announcement of the 2022 conference and has caused a move of our 2021 New Scholar Workshop and Mini-Conferences. Knowing that the future remains uncertain given the health and economic impacts COVID-19 is creating, click here to view our new plan.

Elections

March 27, 2020
Thank you to all of you who voted in the 2020 Elections, and a special thanks to all of those who were willing to run for a position. Congratulations to the following people who won the positions:
President-Elect: Stanley Gaines (Psychology, Brunel Universit, London UK)
Chair of Publication Committee: Terri Orbuch (Sociology, Oakland University, USA)
Member-at-large for Board: Geoff MacDonald (Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada)
New Professional Representative: Laura Sels (Psychology/Family, UGent, Belgium)