ISRA Elected Officers
The International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA) is a society of scholars and scientists interested in the scientific study of aggression and violence. The Society is both international and interdisciplinary and meets every other year on alternating continents. There are over 250 members from several dozen countries with specialties in psychology, psychiatry, physiology, sociology, anthropology, animal behavior, criminology, political science, pharmacology, and education.
This web site will provide
information about the history of ISRA, past world
meetings and previous presidents of the society,
abstracts of papers presented at previous meetings, the
current officers and editors of ISRA, membership in the
society, future meetings of ISRA, and the text of ISRA
Bulletins dating back to Vol. 21 (1999).
Registration is now open for the XXII World Meeting July 19 to 23, 2016 in Sydney, Australia
Conference home page
Promotional video (YouTube link)
Research Briefs from the 2014 World Meeting
Comments on the Connecticut School Shootings
Rowell Huesmann and Eric Dubow have written a document covering some psychological aspects related to the horrific Connecticut school shooting. The posting appears on the University of Michigan’s Aggression Research Program website.
Video and Audio from the XX ISRA World Meeting is now available! See the News page for more details.
Report of the Media Violence Commission
In December 2011, the ISRA appointed a special commission to prepare a report on media violence.
The full text document of this report is available currently in English, Greek, Romanian and German.