VOLUME 29 NUMBER 2
The Third Conference of the International
Society of Critical Health Psychology, will be held in Auckland,
NZ, April 10-12, 2003. More information is available at http://ischp.massey.ac.nz
“Reaching In: Conversations between Psychological
and Cultural Anthropology.”
Last month, Dr. Paul Y. L. Ngo (St. Norbet College), Dr. Ed Chung (St. Norbert College), and Dr. David Wicks (St. Mary's University) presented a paper entitled, "Defining the Indefinite: A Theory-Based Measure of Ethnicity" at the 2002 British Academy of Management conference in London.
Herbert Barry, III participated
in the Second International Conference on "Hierarchy and Power in
the History of Civilizations," in St. Petersburg, Russia, 4-7 July
2002. He presented a paper "Cultural Customs in 88 Communities Associated
with Levels of Government Hierarchy." A report of the study, with
the title "Community Customs Associated with Political Subordination,"
is scheduled for publication in Volume 2, Number 1 (March 2003) of a new
Journal "Social Evolution & History." The Journal is published
in Moscow, Russia and its articles are in English.
Dr. Harriet P. Lefley, University of Miami School of Medicine presented a paper "Ethical aspects of serving culturally diverse populations" at the American Psychiatric Associations Institute on Psychiatric Services in Chicago, October 9-13, 2002.
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (FORENSIC)--FACULTY POSITION-- The Department of Psychology at SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY offers a doctoral program in Forensic Clinical Psychology in collaboration with the College of Criminal Justice. We invite applications for two tenure-track positions in the Department of Psychology to begin Fall, 2003 at the assistant or associate level. The Department is committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body and the University seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Applicants should have specialty training/experience (research and/or clinical) in forensic psychology and have completed an APA-accredited program and internship in Clinical Psychology. They should also have a program of research in forensic psychology and be license-eligible in Texas. Area of expertise within forensic psychology is open, but we are particularly interested in one of the positions being filled by someone with a specialization in juvenile issues. Duties will include supervising research and clinical practica and teaching. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2002 and will continue until the positions are filled. Please send a letter of inquiry, vita, three letters of recommendation, and representative publications to John F. Edens, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341-2447. Huntsville is in close proximity to the Houston metropolitan area, which has an ethnically and culturally diverse population of over 4 million. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer.
THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD:
seeks applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions at the level of
assistant or associate professor to begin in August 2003. Director of
M.S. Program, Organizational Behavior:
THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL ECOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR A DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR. The Distinguished Professor title is the highest campus-level distinction, and it is reserved for senior faculty who have achieved the highest levels of scholarship over the course of their careers. The School of Social Ecology is an interdisciplinary academic unit whose scholarly research and instruction is informed by and contributes to knowledge in the social, behavioral, legal, environmental, and health sciences. The School encompasses four departments: Criminology, Law and Society; Environmental Analysis and Design; Psychology and Social Behavior; and Urban and Regional Planning. Successful candidates must have a strong record of research, enjoy national and international recognition for their scholarship, and demonstrate excellent teaching and strong commitment to departmental service. The candidate’s substantive interests should complement and extend those of faculty in one or more departments in the School. Applicants should send a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, representative recent publications, and the names of five references to: Distinguished Professor Search, Dean’s Office, Social Ecology I, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-7050 by December 1, 2002. The University of California, Irvine has an active career partner program, is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, and has a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Gender Equity Program.
Robert Kleiner(US), Tom Sorensen(Norway), Barnabas Okeke(US/Nigeria), and Odd Steffen Dalgard(Norway) are currently under contract to write a book on "Migration, Ethnic Identification, and Social Change." It is with Holmes and Meier of NY and London. A symposium is currently being submitted to SCCR for the Feb, meetings. The first three are members of SCCR. The fourth will probably be after the next meeting.
Mesoamerican Healers. Brad R. Huber and Alan R. Sandstrom
(eds.) Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 2001. 6 x 9 in., 408
pp., 2 b&w photos, 1 line drawing, 2 figures, 3 maps, 31 tables. ISBN
0-292-73454-9. $50.00, hardcover; ISBN 0-292-73456-5 $24.95, paperback.
Research in Sociocultural Influences on Motivation and