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Hemalatha Ganapathy-Coleman


Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology
Indiana State University 
UH 301A
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Tel: 812- 237-2883

Fax: 812-237-8846


Research interests: Culturally diverse parenting ethnotheories among Asian Indian families in India & USA; Educational ethnotheories among low-income parents in India; Socialization into religion and culture; Ethnic and racial identity

Bonnie Hewlett

Bonnie Hewlett


Department of Anthropology
Washington State University
14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686-9600
Tel: 360-546-9449
Fax: 360-546-9036

Research interests: Central & East African foragers, cross-cultural innovation & social learning; orphans & child relinquishment in Ethiopia; gender & life histories of Aka foragers & Ngandu farming women of Central Africa; infectious and parasitic diseases

Jill Brown

Vice President


Department of Psychology

Creighton University

2500 California Plaza

Omaha, NE, 68178


Research Interests: Culture and child development, kinship and adoption, child fosterage, culture and cognition

Paul Y. L. Ngo

Past President

Department of Psychology
St. Norbert College
100 Grant Street
JMS Hall, 204
De Pere, WI 54115-2099
Tel: 920-403-3297
Fax: 920-403-4033


Research interests: Interdisciplinary, multi-level (e.g., sociocultural, psychological, and physical) study of identity, behavior, and health

  Lisa Oliver


Department of Counselor Education

San José State University

Sweeney Hall 420

San José, CA 95192

Research interests: Resilience, cultural relationships, international partnerships, blended learning approaches, and globalization in higher education




Social Science


Carrie Brown
Smita Mathur
Brad Huber

Carrie Brown

Agnes Scott College, Department of Psychology

141 E. College Ave.

Decatur GA, 30030

Tel: 404 471 5120


Smita Mathur

James Madison University, Department of Early Elementary & Reading

395 South High Street

Memorial Hall 3130 A Harrisonburg Virginia 22807

Tel: 540-568-2937


Brad R. Huber

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

College of Charleston

19 St. Philip Street

Charleston, SC 29424



Ted Bartholomew

Student Media Representative and Secretary



114 Teacher's College Hall

Department of Educational Psychology

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, NE 68588

Tel: (612) 386-3202


Research interests: Culture and mental health, diverse beliefs about psychopathology,​ culture and psychological treatment, positive and multicultural psychotherapy processes, refugee and immigrant mental health and well-being, methodology.





Brien Ashdown

Newsletter Editor



Department of Psychology

Hobart & William Smith Colleges

300 Pulteney Street

Geneva, NY 14456

Tel: (315) 781-3461

Research interests: Cultural influences on the social development of adolescents and young adults, especially the development of group identity and attitudes, prejudice, religion as a cultural variable, sexual attitudes and behaviors, and parental acceptance and rejection.


Herbert Barry, Parliamentarian & Archivist

Parliamentarian and Archivist
Herbert Barry

Professor Emeritus, 
University of Pittsburgh
552 N. Neville St. #83
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2830
Office: 534 Salk Hall
Phone: 412-648-8551
Fax: 412-383-7436

Research Interests:

 David Shwalb

Co-Webmaster & Listserv
David W. Shwalb

Southern Utah University
351 West University Boulevard
Cedar City, UT 84720
Professor of Psychology
Phone: (435) 865-8273
Office: GC 308F


Research Interests: Fathers, grandparents, child development, and family/school socialization in cultural contexts





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