John Berry

John W. Berry, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Queen’s
University, Canada. He graduated (BA) from Sir George Williams
University in 1963, and from the University of Edinburgh (PhD, 1966).
He received Honorary Doctorates from the University of Athens, and
Université de Geneve (in 2001). He is a Fellow of numerous academic
societies (IACCP, IAAP, IAIR, CPA) and the Royal Society of Canada.
He has published over 40 books and over 300 articles and chapters in the
areas of cross-cultural, intercultural, social and cognitive psychology with
various colleagues. In addition to the text book (Cross-Cultural Psychology:
Research and Applications, Cambridge University Press, 1992, 2002, 2011),
his most recent books are: Sam & Berry (eds) (2016). Cambridge handbook
of acculturation psychology, 2nd edition), Cambridge ; Sam & Berry (eds)
(2016). Cross-cultural psychology (4 volumes), Routledge; Mishra & Berry
(2017).Ecology, culture and human development: Lessons for Adivasi
education, New Delhi: Sage; Berry (ed.)(2017) Mutual intercultural
relations, Cambridge; Lebedeva, Dimitrova & Berry (eds) (2018) Value and
identity change in post-communist societies. Springer; and Berry (2019).
Acculturation: A personal journey across cultures, Cambridge.

Michael Bender

Michael Bender is a social/cross-cultural psychologist working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Social Psychology at Tilburg University, the Netherlands, and Honorary Professor at the School of Psychology at Gratia Christian College, Hong Kong.
He works on culture, particularly acculturation, identity, inter-group contact, threat, and memory. He is concerned about the methodological appropriateness of our empirical tools (see book Methods and Assessment in Culture and Psychology with Byron Adams).
He is the editor of the Open Access Journal of the IACCP, the ORPC (Online Readings in Psychology and Culture), member of IACCP’s Executive Board, Fellow of the IAIR, and board member of the Committee ‘Culture and Diversity’ of the Dutch institute for Psychologists (NIP).


Nandita Chaudhary

Nandita Chaudhary is an independent scholar living in India. After a teaching and research career spanning 34 years at University of Delhi, Nandita sought premature retirement in 2017 to pursue her own academic interests. She now runs a blog and actively publishes and lectures in the field of Cultural Psychology, Child Development and Family Studies both in India and abroad, while continuing to guide doctoral dissertations at University of Delhi. She has been a Fulbright scholar at Clark University, USA (1993 – 94), and a Senior Fellow of the ICSSR (Indian Council for Social Science Research, 2012 – 2014). She is the author of ‘Listening to Culture’ (2004, Sage), has co-edited five volumes, authored several chapters in books and journals and serves as associate and guest editor for several leading journals.

Punya Pillai

Punya Pillai, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at the Department of Human Development and Childhood Studies (HDCS), Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi. She has worked in the area of Child Development/ Human Development for more than two decades. Her research publications include chapters in edited books and journal articles on the themes of children’s developmental understanding of truth, Psychobiography of Indira Gandhi, cultural origins and directions of decision making, development in middle childhood and adolescence, children’s construals of happiness, and research on the young child in India.

Shagufa Kapadia

Shagufa Kapadia is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at The M.S. University of Baroda, India. Her research specializations include cultural issues in human development with focus on adolescence and emerging adulthood, self, morality, parenting and socialization, and gender and women’s issues. She has significant cross-cultural research and teaching experience. Her book titled, ‘Adolescence in Urban India: Cultural Construction in a Society in Transition’ (2017) offers a culturally grounded understanding of adolescence in urban India. She is co-editor of a book titled,
‘Going Global: How Psychology Can Meet a World of Need’, to be shortly published by the American Psychological Association (APA). She is on the review and editorial boards of the journals Psychological Studies and Culture and Psychology. Prof. Kapadia has been a recipient of the Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship and the Shastri Indo-Canadian Faculty Research Award. She is a Fellow of the National Association of Psychology (NAOP)-India and the South Asian Region Representative of the International Association of Cross-Cultura Psychology (IAACP) (2022 onward).