Helen Haste is principal investigator for the HGSE Spencer Foundation-funded New Civics Early Career Scholars Program. This supports currently 24 HGSE doctoral students whose research interests concern civic education and civic engagement. The Program involves Workshops, internships and special courses. She is coeditor of the journal Political Psychology and was president of the International Society of Political Psychology in 2002. Haste has been chair of the Journal of Moral Education Trust since 2007. For many years she had leadership roles in the British Association for the Advancement of Science including vice president and chair of council. In addition to her current primary appointment as visiting professor at HGSE, she is emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Bath, England; a visiting professor at the University of Exeter, England; a senior research fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Education; and an honorary guest professor at the University of Jinan, China. Haste is a recipient of two of the International Society of Political Psychologys career awards, the Sanford Award and the Knutson Award, and the Association for Moral Educations Kuhmerker Award for her lifetime contribution to the field of moral development. She is listed in Debretts People of Today. She is a fellow of the British Psychological Society and of the Royal Society of Arts. She is an academician of the British Academy of Social Science. She has been a frequent contributor to broadcasting and public media.