Bert will be editing a special issue on “Personality and Politics” for Personality and Individual Differences together with Chris Dawes (NYU), Aron Weinschenck (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay) and Robert Klemmensen (University of Southern Denmark). Read the call for papers here.
Bert and Vin Arceneaux (Temple University) will organize a working group on physiology and politics. During one day, a group of 20 scholars will meet to discuss the state of the art in physiology and politics. This will be followed by a round table discussion and a dinner. The program can be found here.
Bert Bakker and Gijs Schumacher received funding to conduct a study that will be part of the Special Issue on “Disgust and Political Attitudes”. In their project, Bert and Gijs will study to what extent people experience physiological and self-reported disgust in response to politics. In the coming period they will design the study. Stay tuned for more information.