About APA Division 48

The Division of Peace Psychology, established within the American Psychological Association (APA) in 1990, is a growing organization consisting of psychologists, students, and professional affiliates from diverse disciplines. In all of its activities, the division attempts to draw on the talents that exist in its members, those that exist in various divisions of the APA, in international professional organizations, and in related disciplines.

Division 48 Working Groups

The division is a young organization that welcomes professionals and students who wish to contribute to peace. It welcomes diverse international perspectives and ethnic and gender orientations to peace. The purpose of the division is to increase and apply psychological knowledge in the pursuit of peace. Peace here is defined broadly to include both the absence of war and the creation of positive social conditions which minimize destructive conflicts and promote human well-being.

About the Student and Early Career Working Group

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