Executive Committee

Officers and Committees

The Executive Officer of SESP is Steve Stroessner from UCLA. You can read about SESP's founding officers in a historical account published by Edwin Hollander in 1968.

A list of current Executive Committee members (officers) and other committee members appears below.


Executive Committee
Term Committee Member Names and Affiliations
  • David Amodio (2020-2021 Vice President, 2022 President)
    New York University
  • Shira Gabriel (2021-2022 Vice President, 2023 President)
    University at Buffalo


Standing Committees for 2020
Committee Member Names and Affiliations
Conference Program Committee      
  • Ed Hirt
    University of Southern California
Membership Committee      
Distinguished Scientist Award Committee        
  • Pamela Smith (EC non-member)
    University of California, San Diego
Career Trajectory Award Committee      
Scientific Impact Award Committee  
  • Ed Hirt (Chair)
    Indiana University
Dissertation Award Committee      
  • Alex Koch (past winner)
    University of Chicago
Publication Committee        
FABBS Representatives  
Representative to SPPS Consortium