Psychology International

A publication of the Office of International Affairs
October 2008 | Vol. 19, No. 4

OCTOBER 2008 FEATURED ARTICLES

Assessing NGO Outcomes at the UN: The Role of I-O Psychology

By Harold Takooshian, PhD

This model can help all NGO representatives to monitor their own efforts, as each level leads to the next and suggesting moving beyond simply attending meetings, to offer tangible service/research that actually shapes U.N. policies, which will ultimately uplift society. References

Fulbright Scholars Share their Experiences at the 2008 APA Annual Convention

Mrs. Fulbright encouraged upcoming Fulbrighters and emphasized how support for the program would allow countless numbers of scholars to continue contributing to their discipline and to international understanding by encouraging vital scholarly exchange.

SENIOR DIRECTOR’S COLUMN

  • Global Imperative? Defining Needs
    It is time for us as a discipline to think creatively about how to foster an international psychology and to explore outside the box to facilitate international opportunities, especially for those at the beginning of their psychology careers.
    By Merry Bullock, PhD

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  • An Emerging Role for Data Visualization
    The goal of this international endeavor is to enable international comparisons. It involves scientists, statisticians and policymakers working together to improve the collection of data within their countries as well as the “harmonization” of data collection across countries.
    By Pamela Flattau

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Announcements
    Call for Nominations/Grant Applications; Obituary: Chinese Psychologist, Professor Qicheng Jing, Dies at age 82; Hundred Talents Program Recruitment: Institute Of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  • Events and Newsletters
    World Mental Health Day; Newsletter of SIP (InterAmerican Society of Psychology) Invites Articles