About SCP

Mission

The Society for Consumer Psychology is the premier voice to further the advancement of the discipline of consumer psychology in a global society.

 

Building upon the Society's excellence in mentoring young behavioral scientists, we facilitate the generation and dissemination of intellectual contributions and promote professional development and research opportunities for our members. We acknowledge the global context in which consumer psychology exists and seek to extend our international presence.

SCP's Leadership and Committees

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Vision

The Society for Consumer Psychology shall grow and advance consumer psychology as a scientific discipline through

  • the support of intellectual contributions to consumer psychology

  • the promotion of research in consumer psychology and the improvement of research methods and conditions

  • the professional development of consumer psychologists

  • the mentoring of doctoral students and junior faculty

  • the maintenance of the highest standards of professional ethics

  • the fostering of an international presence

  • the promotion of diversity in consumer psychology

  • the increase and diffusion of consumer psychological knowledge through meetings, professional interactions, reports, papers, and publications

thereby to advance scientific interests and inquiry and the application of research findings for the betterment of scientific understanding and the advancement of consumer welfare.

SCP's Story and Timeline

Culture & Values

The Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP) is an intimate collection of scholars and practitioners dedicated to the growth and advancement of consumer psychology. Consumer psychology employs theoretical psychological approaches to understanding consumers.

 

Through the active participation of its members, SCP fosters an environment of collegiality, promoting interaction to facilitate and support intellectual contributions to the discipline. SCP endeavors to provide for constructive development of these contributions to assure a high level of quality, rigor and significance. Finally, SCP reflects the desire to advance the practice of consumer psychology and public welfare through the application of these contributions.

As a professional society dedicated to serving the needs of its members, SCP values the organizational traits of openness, organizational learning, and continuous improvement as means to support ongoing discourse. Committed to professional development, SCP places a high value on vigorous support of new colleagues and the active professional advancement of more senior colleagues. SCP embraces and actively pursues diversity, scholarship, diffusion of knowledge, ethical conduct, and an international presence.

 

To continually support and advance this culture, SCP relies on the service of its members to actively participate in its activities as well as to assume leadership roles and guide the organization in its pursuits.

 
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Leadership

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Past Presidents

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Committee Co-Chairs

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SCP Fellows and Awardees

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Contact Information

 

Executive Officer

Eric Yorkston
Associate Professor of Marketing
TCU Box 298530
Fort Worth, TX 76129
(817) 257-5442

Notations on Select Committees

Scientific Affairs Committee 

 

The Scientific Affairs Committee is responsible for fostering the scientific foundations of the Society, and for promoting the interests of the Society in matters of scientific practice. In addition, the committee is charged with soliciting nominations and recommending recipients to the Executive Committee for the Society's awards for Distinguished Scientific and Early Career Contribution. There is no explicit schedule for the making of these awards. The recipients of these awards will be determined by an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the members of the Executive Committee.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee 

 

The SCP Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee works to ensure a welcoming and inclusive society for members of historically disadvantaged and underrepresented groups. This will be accomplished by fostering communication and interaction among all Society members. The committee will also increase scientific understanding of the structural challenges, experiences and cultures of underrepresented groups by promoting and supporting research participation in areas addressing diversity. Further, the committee will play a key role in shaping policies of the Society involving research on diversity, equity, and inclusion and encouraging initiatives promoting the professional development of its underrepresented members.

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Education and Training Committee

 

The Education and Training Committee engages in activities designed to foster the next generation of consumer psychologists. Among its activities are coordination of the prestigious SCP-Dissertation Proposal Competition and the Best Student Paper Award for the annual winter conference. In addition, the committee gathers information of interest to the Society related to graduate education and careers in consumer psychology.

Fellows Committee

The Fellows Committee is charged with actively recruiting and reviewing applications for nomination of Society members as Fellows in the Society, and in the American Psychological Association. The committee chair also assists nominees in the preparation of their application materials.

Advisory Panel (Membership Experience) 

The Advisory panel exists to represent the “voice” of the membership, acting as a focus group led by the chair to obtain feedback on issues important to the SCP leadership. The advisory panel meets annually at the SCP conference typically held in February.

 
 
 
 
 

The SCP Story

Learn about the progression and prestige of SCP orienting to 1962.

 
 
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