Psychology International

A publication of the Office of International Affairs
January 2008 | Vol. 19, No. 1

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2008 FEATURED ARTICLES

Global Collaborations Take Center Stage at NAS Briefing

By Amena Hassan

The International Collaborations in Behavioral and Social Science was the focus of discussion in late January at a public briefing held at the National Academy of Sciences to launch the volume.

APA Passes Resolution Against Genocide

The APA Council of Representatives adopted as APA policy a Resolution Against Genocide which was co-sponsored by the Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP) and the Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA), who developed it in response to the ongoing humanitarian and political crises in the Darfur region of the Sudan.

APAGS Publishes New International Resource Guide

The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) has brought together a remarkable group of psychologist and international student contributors who share their unique expertise and insights in this volume.

SENIOR DIRECTOR'S COLUMN

  • SENIOR DIRECTOR'S COLUMN: What is on Your Mind?
    Some of the concerns that APA's Council of Representatives reflected on at a few meetings were measures to increase inclusiveness in governance, awareness training in diversity; programs and policy statements to help psychology address pressing global issues and activities to support defining priorities and strategic goals.
    By Merry Bullock, PhD

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE...

COLLABORATE

  • Collaboration in Sri Lanka
    Serendib – from whence comes the word serendipity – is the ancient Arab name for Sri Lanka.
    By Jeanne Marecek
  • Grzelak and Reykowski Receive Morton Deutsch Awards
    The 2008 recipients for the Morton Deutsch Award for Social Justice are two social scientists from Poland, who played key roles during the 1989 Polish Roundtable Negotiations. Dr. Janusz Grzelak was part of the negotiation team of the solidarity movement, and Dr. Janusz Reykowski negotiated on behalf of the communist regime at that time.

PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION

  • The Art of Building Peace
    The following is an interview with Zachary Metz, Director and Chief of Peace Building at Consensus, a consulting firm that provides research based advice and training in conflict resolution, peace building, and negotiation advocacy.
    By Amena Hassan

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