Welcome to the Community Psychology TIG website!


Who we are: 


Practitioners (e.g., program and project directors)


Applied Researchers

Social Scientists

Community and Political activists

Agents of social change

Participant – conceptualizers

Our Perspective:

Ecological (i.e., settings and individuals are interrelated)

Person – environment fit

Attention to issues of diversity and context

Social justice

Grounded in empiricism

Methodology acknowledges value - driven, research involving community members; quantitative, qualitative, and other innovative methods are embraced

Read more about how Community Psychology and Evaluation go hand in hand in a recent article authored by our TIG members in the American Journal of Evaluation


The Community Psychology TIG is sponsoring many events this year including:

  • AEA 356 Week of March 29th on Evaluation, Coalition Development, and Community Collaboratives
  • Third Annual "Walk the Talk" Session at Evaluation 2015 Conference (stay tuned for details on how to sign up)
  • AEA 365 Week of August 30th on Health Disparities and Evaluation 

Please see Up-and-coming Events for more info!