Program in Political Psychology
& Decision Making (POP-DM)

The Program in Political Psychology and Decision Making (POP-DM) at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy is an internationally-renowned research, teaching and training program. It houses Political Psychology the official journal of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP). POP-DM hosts the annual Harvard-IDC workshop and lecture series, the IDC-Columbia University Dialogue on Framing, Decision Making and Negotiation, and an annual Simulation Exercise with leading policy makers, diplomats, and top academicians.

POP-DM consists of the following units:

The journal Political Psychology
The Research Lab in Applied Decision Analysis
The Polythink Project 
The Poliheuristic Project
The POPDM Training Unit

Head of POP-DM: Professor Alex Mintz


Political Psychology marketing tools for POPS' authors

The Political Psychology team at IDC-Herzliya, has created a platform that enables authors of articles, research notes and book reviews to promote and market their publication in POPS.
The platform includes:
A Podcasts Channel on YouTube
A Facebook page
A Twitter account
A Linked-In Group

You can access the platform at:

The IDC journal team has also worked through Wiley and ISPP to disseminate press releases and podcasts through their websites, news alters, social media outlets, and list serves.
Political Psychology:
ISPP Journal News:

We appreciate the assistance given to us by more than 4000 reviewers.
All the best,
Alex Mintz
2010-2015 Editor-in-Chief, Political Psychology
Director, Program in Political Psychology and Decision Making - POPDM IDC-Herzliya,

 organized the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting
of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP). The conference theme was: "Political Psychology of Global Conflict, Protest and Reconciliation"
The conference was held July 8-11, 2013 at The Lauder school of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, IDC Herzliya in the city of Herzliya, Israel

For more information please click here.

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