We are delighted to announce that Junko Tanaka-Matsumi from Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan will be giving a Keynote presentation at IACCP2016.
Junko Tanaka-Matsumi is a professor in the Department of Integrated Psychological Science at Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya-City, Japan. She is also professor emeritus of psychology at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, where she taught clinical psychology for 20 years until 2000.
Tanaka-Matsumi received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and was an East-West Center (Honolulu) scholarship student. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and an associate editor of Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, and consulting editor for International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, as well as other Japanese journals. She has published on culture and psychopathology, functional analytic approaches to cross-cultural therapy, and school-based cognitive behavioral research and consultation to promote children’s classroom adjustment and learning in Japan.
We are delighted to announce that Ed Diener from the University of Illinois will be giving a Keynote presentation at IACCP2016.
Ed Diener is the Joseph R. Smiley Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois. He received his doctorate at the University of Washington in 1974, and has been a faculty member at the University of Illinois for the past 36 years. Dr. Diener was the president of the International Society of Quality of Life Studies, the Society of Personality and Social Psychology and the International Positive Psychology Association. Diener was the editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and the editor of Journal of Happiness Studies. He is the founding editor of Perspectives on Psychological Science. Diener has over 300 publications, with about 200 being in the area of the psychology of well-being.
Dr. Diener is a fellow of five professional societies. Professor Diener is listed as one of the most highly cited psychologists by the Institute of Scientific Information, with over 30,500 citations to his credit. He won the Distinguished Researcher Award from the International Society of Quality of Life Studies, the first Gallup Academic Leadership Award, and the Jack Block Award for Personality Psychology. Dr. Diener won several teaching awards, including the Oakley-Kundee Award for Undergraduate Teaching at the University of Illinois. With over 50 publications he is the most published author in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Professor Diener’s research focuses on the measurement of well-being; temperament and personality influences on well-being; theories of well-being; income and well-being; and cultural influences on well-being. He has edited three recent books on subjective well-being, and a 2005 book on multi-method measurement in psychology. Diener just published a popular book on happiness with his son Robert Biswas-Diener (Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth) as well as a book on policy uses of accounts of well-being with Richard Lucas, Ulrich Schimmack, and John F. Helliwell (Well-Being for Public Policy). A multivolume collection of his most influential works in the area of subjective well-being will be published this year (The Collected Works of Ed Diener) as well as a book on international differences in well-being, which he edited in conjunction with Daniel Kahneman and John F. Helliwell (International Differences in Well-Being).
We are delighted to announce that Ying-yi Hong from the CUHK Business School at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong will be giving a Keynote presentation at IACCP2016.
Ying-yi Hong is a Professor at the CUHK Business School at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1994 and had taught at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology from 1994 to 2002 before moving to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she taught for eight years. She received the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award in 2001, the Young Investigator Award (conferred by the International Society of Self and Identity) in 2004, and is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.
Her main research interests include culture and cognition, self, identity, and intergroup relations. She is currently the editor of Advances in Culture and Psychology, associate editor of Asian Journal of Social Psychology, and serving on the editorial board of Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. She has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters. Her most recent book entitled “Social Psychology of Culture” was published in 2006 by Psychology Press.
We are delighted to announce that Peter J. Richerson from the University of California Davis will be giving a Keynote presentation at IACCP2016.
Peter J. Richerson is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at the University of California, Davis.
Richerson studied entomology at UC Davis, earning his B.S. in 1965. In 1969, he completed his Ph.D. in zoology. After a postdoc and junior professorship, he was from 1977 until 2006 Professor of Environmental Science at UC Davis. He was a guest professor at University of California, Berkeley (1977–78), Duke University (1984), and the University of Exeter (2004). In 1991 he was a guest researcher at the Bielefeld University.
He is coauthor with Robert Boyd of Culture and the Evolutionary Process, and Not By Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution.
Visit the University of California Davis website for further information about his work.