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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

Jill Brown

President Elect


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

Alyssa Crittenden

Alyssa Crittenden

Vice President


Lincy Assistant Professor

Department of Anthropology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5003
(702) 895-3709

Research Interests: Small-scale societies; foragers; reproductive ecology; female life history; cooperative breeding; evolution of childhood; prosociality

Hemalatha Ganapathy-Coleman

Past President

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

Fax: 812-237-8846


Research Interests: Research interests: 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


  Lisa Oliver



Associate Professor of

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
Peter Peregrine

Carrie Brown

Independent Scholar

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


Peter Peregrine

Department of Anthropology
Lawrence University
711 E Boldt Way
Appleton, WI 54911



Ted Bartholomew

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





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