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International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation® is committed to publishing research that examines human behavior and experiences around the globe from a psychological perspective. It publishes intervention strategies that use psychological science to improve the lives of people around the world.

The journal promotes the use of psychological science that is contextually informed, culturally inclusive, and dedicated to serving the public interest. The world's problems are imbedded in economic, environmental, political, and social contexts. International Perspectives in Psychology incorporates empirical findings from education, medicine, political science, public health, psychology, sociology, gender and ethnic studies, and related disciplines.

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Editorial Board

Editor

Stuart Carr, PhD
Massey University, New Zealand

Associate Editor

Ines Meyer, PhD
University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa

Consulting Editors

Glenn Adams, PhD
University of Kansas, United States

Alfred Adegoke, PhD
University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Ramadan Ahmed, PhD
Kuwait University, Kuwait

Rubén Ardila, PhD
National University of Colombia, Colombia

Adriana Baban, PhD
Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

Peter Baguma, PhD
Makerere University, Uganda

Xinyin Chen, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, United States

Regis Chireshe, DEd
Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe

Wan Har Chong, PhD
National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Patricio Cumsille, PhD
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

Patricia Dudgeon, PhD
University of Western Australia, Australia

Gillian Finchilescu, PhD
University of the Witwatersrand, Republic of South Africa

Márta Fülöp , PhD, CSc
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Judith Gibbons, PhD
Saint Louis University, United States

Jarrod Haar, PhD
Auckland University of Technology, Aotearoa/New Zealand

John Hattie, PhD
University of Melbourne, Australia

Darrin J. Hodgetts, PhD
Massey University, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Heidi Keller, PhD
Universität Osnabrück, Germany

Brigitte Khoury, PhD
American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon

Anthony Marsella, PhD
University of Hawaii, United States

Vicente Martinez-Tur, PhD
Universitat de València, Spain

Taciano Milfont, PhD
Victoria University of Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Elias Mpofu, PhD
The University of Sydney–Cumberland Campus, Australia

Kostas Mylonas, PhD
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Linda Waimarie Nikora, PhD
University of Waikato, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Ian P. Purcell, PhD
New South Wales Department of Education, Australia

Anu Realo, PhD
University of Tartu, Estonia

María Cristina Richaud de Minzi, PhD
Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigaciones en Psicología Matemática y Experimental, Argentina

Linda M. Richter, PhD
Human Sciences Research Council, Republic of South Africa

Helen Ross, PhD
The University of Queensland, Australia

David Sam, PhD
University of Bergen, Norway

T. S. Saraswathi, PhD
M. S. University of Baroda, India

Ros Searle
Glasgow University, Scotland

Robert Serpell, PhD
University of Zambia, Zambia

Michael Stevens, PhD, DHC
Illinois State University, United States

Aurora Szentágotai, PhD
Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

Junko Tanaka-Matsumi, PhD
Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan

Catherine Tang, PhD
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Karen van Oudenhoven-van der Zee, PhD
University of Groningen, Netherlands

Li Wang, PhD
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Colleen Ward, PhD
Victoria University of Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Wielislawa Warzywoda-Kruszynska, PhD
University of Lodz, Poland

Danny Wedding, PhD
American University of Antigua United States

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