A Personal Adventure in International Psychology

There are four essential ways to promote international psychology: organizing international conferences; working with an international group of scholars; doing research on universal themes that appeal to all cultures; and developing assessment instruments and interventions that are sensitive to cultural issues and can be readily adapted to each culture. I want to share my experiences in all four endeavors. My status as a racial minority and my preference to be a global citizen—combined with my penchant to be authentic—naturally resulted in raising a unique voice that cannot be “boxed in” to any specific school of psychology. Thus, I was...

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