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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

EJSP Early Career Best Manuscript Award

Each year from 2003 onwards, the editorial team of the EJSP awards a prize to the best paper published in EJSP in the preceding year to have been first-authored by a researcher within three years of their doctoral degree.

Wiley as the publisher of the European Journal of Social Psychology (EJSP), sponsors the award financially.

Current Winner

2021: Boglárka Nyúl

Nyúl, B., Lantos, N. A., Reicher, S. D., & Kende, A. (2021). The limits of gender and regional diversity in the European Association of Social Psychology. European Journal of Social Psychology, 51(4-5), 800-819.

Past Recipients

  • 2020: Hema Praya Selvanathan
    Selvanathan, H. P., Lickel, B., & Dasgupta, N. (2020). An integrative framework on the impact of allies: How identity‐based needs influence intergroup solidarity and social movements. European Journal of Social Psychology, 50(6), 1344-1361.
  • 2019: Tina C. DeMarco
    DeMarco T. C., Newheiser A. (2019). When groups do not cure: Group esteem moderates the social cure effect. European Journal of Social Psychology, 49(7), 1421-1438, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2594
  • 2018: Mengyao Li
    Li, M., Leidner, B., Petrović, N., Orazani, S. N., & Rad, M. S. (2018). The role of retributive justice and the use of international criminal tribunals in post-conflict reconciliation. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48(2), 133-151, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2326
  • 2017: Christopher T. Begeny
    Begeny, C. T., & Huo, Y. J. (2017). When identity hurts: How positive intragroup experiences can yield negative mental health implications for ethnic and sexual minorities. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47(7), 803-817, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2292
  • 2016: Daniel R. Rovenpor
    Rovenpor, D. R., Leidner, B., Kardos, P., & O'Brien, T. C. (2016). Meaning threat can promote peaceful, not only military-based approaches to intergroup conflict: The moderating role of ingroup glorification. European Journal of Social Psychology, 46(5), 544-562, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2183
  • 2015: Sandy Schumann
    Schumann, S., & Klein, O. (2015). Substitute or stepping stone? Assessing the impact of low-threshold online collective actions on offline participation. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45(3), 308-322, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2084
  • 2014: Melvyn R.W. Hamstra and Loes Meeussen
    Hamstra, M. R. W., Van Yperen, N. W., Wisse, B., & Sassenberg, K. (2014). On the perceived effectiveness of transformational-transactional leadership: The role of encourage strategies and followers’ regulatory focus. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44(6), 643-656, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2027
    Meeussen, L., Schaafsma, J., & Phalet, K. (2014). When values (do not) converge: Cultural diversity and value convergence in work groups. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44(6), 521-528, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2031
  • 2013: Barbora Nevicka
    Nevicka, B., De Hoogh, A. H. B., Van Vianen, A. E. M., & Ten Velden, F. S. (2013). Uncertainty enhances the preference for narcissistic leaders, European Journal of Social Psychology, 43(5), 370–380, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.1943
  • 2012: Eliane M. Boucher
    Boucher, E. M., & Jacobson, J. A. (2012). Causal uncertainty during initial internations, European Journal of Social Psychology, 42(5) 652-663, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.1876
  • 2011: Lena Nadarevic
    Nadarevic L., & Erdfelder E. (2011). Cognitive Processes in Implicit Attitude Tasks: An Experimental Validation of the Trip Model, European Journal of Social Psychology, 41(2), 254-268, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.776
  • 2010: Juliette Gatto
    Gatto J., Dambrun M., Kerbrat C., & de Oliveira, P. (2010). Prejudice in the police: On the processes underlying the effects of selection and group socialisation, European Journal of Social Psychology, 40(2), 252-269, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.617
  • 2009: Suzanne Oosterwijk
    Oosterwijk S., Rotteveel, M., Fischer A. H., & Hess U. (2009). Embodied emotion concepts: How generating words about pride and disappointment influences posture, European Journal of Social Psychology, 39(3), 457-466, doi:  10.1002/ejsp.584
  • 2008: Monika Stelzl
    Stelzl M., Janes, L., & Seligman, C. (2008). Champ or chump: Strategic utilization of dual social identities of others, European Journal of Social Psychology, 38(1) 128-138, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.446
  • 2007: Karen Gonsalkorale
    Gonsalkorale, K., & Williams, K. D. (2007). The KKK won't let me play: Ostracism even by a despised outgroup hurts, European Journal of Social Psychology, 37(6), 1176-1186, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.392
  • 2006: Peter Fischer
    Fischer, P., Greitemeyer, T., Pollozek, F., & Frey, D. (2006). The unresponsive bystander: Are bystanders more responsive in dangerous emergencies?, European Journal of Social Psychology, 36(2), 267-278, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.617
  • 2004: Eva Traut-Mattausch
    Traut-Mattausch E., Schulz-Hardt S., Greitemeyer, T., & Frey, D. (2005): Expectancy confirmation in spite of disconfirming evidence: The case of price increases due to the introduction of the Euro, European Journal of Social Psychology, 34(6), 739-766, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.228
  • 2003: Bertram Gawronski
    Gawronski, B. (2003). Implicit bias in impression formation: Associations influence the construal of individuating information, European Journal of Social Psychology, 33(5), 573-589, doi: 10.1002/ejsp.166