About the Office of International Affairs

The Office of International Affairs serves as APA's touch point for international information, activities and initiatives within APA. It leads outreach and interaction with APA's international members and affiliates, coordinates APA's participation and representation in international venues, facilitates exchange with national psychology associations and global policy bodies.

The office:

  • Provides staff support to the Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP).

  • Coordinates APA's U.N. Representation.

  • Fosters exchange with national and international organizations of psychology.

  • Works to identify international policy issues relevant to the association.

  • Links with APA's international affiliates and members.

  • Serves as APA's central portal for international information, activities and initiatives.

Staff of the APA Office of International Affairs

Merry Bullock Merry Bullock, PhD
Senior Director for International Affairs


Sally LevertySally Leverty
International Assistant


Sharon Asonganyi, MPHSharon Asonganyi, MPH
Communications and Program Manager