Special Committees, Workgroups and Additional Partners


WORKING GROUPS (WG) / TASK FORCES (TF)

There are several working groups in the Peace Division. Their purpose is to further the goals of the division.

Ethnicity and Peace (WG):  works to increase understanding of the links between peace and ethnic conflict and to build ethnic and minority perspectives into the activities of the division.

Co-chair Kathleen H. Dockett, Ed.D., DC Licensed Psychologist, Retired Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Counseling, University of the District of Columbia, 202-256-0008

Co-Chair Judith Van Hoorn, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95211

Feminism and Peace (WG): Works to build connections between feminist scholarship and peace psychology and to integrate feminist perspectives into the life and activities of the Division.

Chair: Linda M. Woolf, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Webster University, 470 East Lockwood Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119-3194

Immigration:  Chair Judith Van Hoorn, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95211

Peace and Education (WG): Identifies and promotes application of peace psychology in education at all levels.

Chair: Linden Nelson, Cal Poly State University , San Luis Obispo , CA , 93407

Spirituality and Humanitarian Practices (WG): Works to identify the values that sustain individuals and societies in their quest for a peaceful and less violent world. The group is interested also in the way that such values inform the practice of psychologists relevant to peacebuilding and violence prevention.

Chair: Steve Handwerker, The International Association for the Advancement of Human Welfare, 7300 W. Camino Real Ste. 229, Boca Raton, FL 33433

Personal Peacefulness (TF):  Chair Gregory Sims, Unicorn Youth Services, Philo , CA

SPECIAL TASKS

Division Handbook: Linda M. Woolf, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Webster University, 470 East Lockwood Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119-3194   AND John Szura, johnpaulosa@aol.com, 1165 E. 54th Place, Chicago, IL 60615, (773) 459-7774 (cell), (773) 684-6510 x17 (residence)

Listserv Moderator: Veronica Allen, Division Services Communications and Meetings Manager, American Psychological Association, 750 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242, Tel: (202) 336-6121, Fax: (202) 218-3599; vallen@apa.org

Media Consultant: Judy Kuriansky, Columbia University Teachers College , New York , NY 10019

Peace Psychology Teaching Resource Collection: Linda M. Woolf, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Webster University, 470 East Lockwood Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119-3194.

Linden Nelson, Chairperson, Peace and Education Working Group, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93407  linnel@sbcglobal.net  

LIAISONS

Division 2 (Teaching Of Psychology): Linda M. Woolf, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Webster University, 470 East Lockwood Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119-3194

Division 17 (Counseling Psychology): Judy Kuriansky, Columbia University Teachers College , New York , NY 10019

Division 19 (Society For Military Psychology): Jean Maria Arrigo, 110 Oxford Street, Irvine, CA 92612; (949) 854-8841; jmarrigo@cox.net

Division 36 (Psychology Of Religion): Rachel M. MacNair, 811 Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64110, Voice: 816-753-2057, rachel_macnair@yahoo.com

Division 42 (Psychologists In Independent Practice): Judy Kuriansky, Columbia University Teachers College , New York , NY 10019

Division 44 (Lesbian And Gay Issues): Bianca Cody Murphy, Professor, Psychology Department, Coordinator of Women Studies, Wheaton College, Norton, MA 02766; (508) 286-3690 bmurphy@wheatonma.edu

Division 54: Judy Kuriansky, Columbia University Teachers College , New York , NY 10019

APA Presidential Committee On Diversity:  Julie Meranze Levitt, Ph.D., Psychologist, 33 E. Princeton Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-2242, julie.levitt@verizon.net

Asian-American Psychological Association: Judy Kuriansky, Columbia University Teachers College , New York , NY 10019

Association For Black Psychologists: Kathleen H. Dockett, Ed.D., DC Licensed Psychologist, Retired Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Counseling, University of the District of Columbia, 202-256-0008

National Latino/A Psychological Association: Eduardo Diaz (see COR)

Society Of Indian Psychologists: Dan Mayton II, Department of Psychology, Lewis-Clark State College, 500 Eighth Avenue, Lewiston, ID 83501-2698