Call For Papers

    Special Issue on Social and Political Psychology

    Political psychology is an interdisciplinary academic field, a branch of social psychology dedicated to understanding politics, politicians and political behavior from a psychological perspective. The relationship between politics and psychology is considered bidirectional, with psychology being used as a lens for understanding politics and politics being used as a lens for understanding psychology.

    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles on Social and Political Psychology. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Sociology and psychology study of political behaviors
    • Leadership roles
    • Policy decision-making
    • Cognitive approach
    • Psychoanalytical approach
    • Motive-based approach
    • Political psychology in international relations
    • Psychology of violence and conflict
    • Voting attitude and behaviors
    • Psychology of media and politics
    • Nationalism

    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.

    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue – Social and Political Psychology should be chosen during your submission.

    According to the following timetable:

    Submission Deadline

    May 30th, 2021

    Publication Date

    July 2021

    For publishing inquiries, please feel free to contact the Editorial Assistant at

    PSYCH Editorial Office