ISPP 2020 Annual Meeting

Virtual Event

14-16 July 2020

What We Offer

Both paper and blitz panels as well as poster sessions

Carefully selected plenary speakers

Plenty of networking opportunities

Interactive Roundtables
Audience engagement on important issues

Conference App

Use the ISPP 2020 Virtual Meeting conference app to view the agenda, search for your session, create your own personalized agenda, receive conference alerts, and more!  All times are listed in CEST, but the EST start time is included in each session title. 

For those using the app on your laptop - to scroll hold the mouse and drag it upwards. At this time, the app is not set up to run properly utilizing the Firefox browser.  Please use a different browser to access the app online. 

We recommend you download the Events Air app from the App Store and sign in using the code ispp2020 and your regular ISPP login. 


SIGNING IN: First, the app requires you enter the event code in order to access ISPP’s 2020 Conference App. Code: ispp2020. Following this step you will want to sign in to open access to certain app features. You can sign in using your regular ISPP e-mail address and password. 

AGENDA: You can use this feature to add items to MY AGENDA and view the full conference schedule including keynote sessions, receptions, and coffee breaks.You can also search for speakers, co-authors, and session roles (i.e. Chair) using this feature

MY AGENDA: This feature allows you to streamline your conference experience by creating a personal conference schedule. To add items to MY AGENDA you will need to use the AGENDA icon to search for specific sessions. At the bottom of each session is a link stating, “Add To My Agenda”. Click the link to add this item to your agenda and navigate back to the MY AGENDA icon to view the updated version of your personal schedule. 

SPEAKERS: This icon will allow you to easily search for sessions by the name of the presenting author. Once you find the session you are interested in, you can navigate to the AGENDA icon to locate the session and add it to MY AGENDA. Abstracts for all sessions are only available in this feature. 

ALERTS: Check this feature for updates about the conference such as room changes, last-minute meetings, organized events, etc. 

Plenary Speakers

Nicholas Valentino
ISPP President    University of Michigan

Linda Tropp
University of Massachusetts, Amherst 

Roberto González   Universidad Católica de Chile

    George Marcus     Williams College

Presidential Symposium 

Presidential Symposium on Race and Emotion in the Current Moment: Can Anger Bind a Diverse Social Movement? 

In lieu of the traditional presidential address, ISPP presents a presidential symposium bringing together four young leading scholars of Black politics to discuss how their work can help shed light on the current moment and what the future might hold.

Antoine Banks
University of Maryland

Davin Phoenix
University of California-Irvine 

LaFleur Stephens
Princeton University

Ismail White
Duke University


Please note, in the online event schedule, not all authors are listed with the papers, rather one indicated presenting author is listed. ALL authors (including co-authors) are listed in the program booklet above. 

All times are listed in CEST below, but the EST start time is included in the session title.  

Contact Us

For questions regarding the submission process, scheduling, and other matters related to the content of the program, please contact the 2020 Program Committee (Second e-mail listed below). For questions regarding the venue, lodging, and conference logistics, please contact ISPP's Central Office (First e-mail listed below). 


P.O. Box 1213
Columbus, NC 28722


+1 (828) 894.5422