Second Annual ARP Conference

Savannah, Georgia, Jan. 31st, 2002


8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Morning Coffee


9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Address


Frans de Waal, Emory University

Title: Social Roles, Alternative Strategies, Personalities, & Other Sources of Individual Variation in Monkeys and Apes



Symposium: Defensive Regulation of Behavior


Brad J. Bushman, Iowa State University

Roy F. Baumeister, Case Western Reserve University
Title: Does Self-Love or Self-Hate Lead to Violence?

Lisa Feldman-Barrett, Boston College
Title: Detecting Evidence of Self-Deception: Defensive Verbal Behavior Assessment

Julie Norem, Wellesley College
Title: Optimistic Self-Deception, Pessimistic Self-Perception, and Adjustment

Delroy Paulhus, University of British Columbia
Title: The Process of Self-Enhancement

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:45
Symposium: Presentations in Honor of Auke Tellegen


Robert Krueger, University of Minnesota

Title: Personality From the Realist’s Viewpoint


Scott Lilienfeld, Emory University

Erin B. McClure, Emory University

Title: The Dark Side of Absorption


Rebecca Shiner, Colgate University

Title: A Developmental Perspective on Personality


David Watson, University of Iowa

Title: Explorations in Trait Affectivity

12:45 - 2:00
Lunch and Announcements

David Watson, University of Iowa
President, Association for Research in Personality

2:00 - 3:15
Symposium: Cross-disciplinary Connections


Veronica Benet-Martinez, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Title: Bicultural Identity: Components, Dynamics, and Socio-personality Correlates


Samuel Gosling, University of Texas, Austin

Title: Barking up the Right Tree: Cross-species Research in Personality


James Pennebaker, University of Texas, Austin

Title: Words


Jeffry Simpson, Texas A & M University

Title: Attachment Orientations, Marriage, and the Transition to Parenthood


3:15 - 3:30
Coffee Break

3:30 - 5:00
Symposium: Future Directions in Personality Psychology

Ed Diener, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Title: A View from the Editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

David Funder, University of California, Riverside
Title: A View from the Editor of the Journal of Research in Personality

William G. Graziano, Texas A & M University

Stephen West, Arizona State University
Title: A View from the Former Editors of the Journal of Personality

Carolyn Morf, National Institute of Mental Health
Title:  A View from the Program Chief of the “Personality and Social Cognition” Program at NIMH


Reception—Cash Bar [Grand Ballroom Pre-function Area]



Organized by Richard W. Robins