1970 Ph.D., Social Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo
1964 B.S., Psychology, University of Wisconsin


2011-present Adjunct professor of psychology in the doctoral program, Autonomous University of Morelos, Mexico

2010-2011 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Imam University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1999-present Director of The Institute for Cultural Research and Education
1980-1999 Professor of Psychology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA.
1974-1979 Associate Professor of Psychology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA.
1968-1973 Assistant Professor of Psychology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA.
1964 New York City Dept. of Welfare case worker


2010-2011 Imam University, Saudi Arabia

Oct. 2005 Center for Language Acquisition, Penn State University.

June 2005, Center for Survey Research & Methodology, Mannheim, Germany
8/95-12/95 Stanford University, School of Education
1988-89 Laboratory for Comparative Human Cognition, University of California, San Diego
5/81-2/82 Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Peking, China
9/82-2/83 Peking University Sociology Department
2/83-7/83 Guangzhow Teacher’s College Educational Institute


2006-2007 Fulbright Lecture Fellowship to Nehru University, New Delhi, India

2006, National Selection Committee, India Fulbright Comomission (USEFI), to select Indian Fulbrighters to the U.S.

Oct. 2005 Visiting Scholar Fellowship, Penn State University
1995 Dutch grant to lecture at University of Nijmegen
1992 Fulbright Fellowship to University of East London, England.
1990 Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Award, Humboldt State University.
1988 Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Award, Humboldt State University.
1984 Social Science Research Council Grant to deliver paper at Chinese Psychology Society Convention, Peking.
1964-68 United States Public Health Fellow, SUNY at Buffalo


2016-present  International Journal of Psychological Reviews

2013-present  Teoría y Crítica de la Psicología. Editorial board.

2011-present  Human Affairs editorial board. Published by Slovak Academy of Sciences with Springer publishers.

1994-2003  Culture and Psychology Editorial Board

2000-present  Forum: Qualitative Social Research (On-line journal), Editorial Board

2001 Co-Editor (with Jaan Valsiner, and Juergen Straub), Forum: Qualitative Social Research, vol.. 5: Qualitative Methods and Cultural Research.

2000 Co-editor (with Franz Breuer, Katja Mruck). Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research [On-line Journal], 1(2),. Available at:

2000 Guest Editor, Journal of Russian and East European Psychology, 2000, vol. 38, no. 3: The Psychology of Art

1992-1999 Journal of Social Distress and Homelessness, Editorial Board

1984-1989 Contemporary Social Psychology, Editorial Board

1974-1976 Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, Editorial Board


2013-2014  Humboldt County Grand Jury member

2010-present: member Association of Cooperative Educators

2011-present: member National Cooperative Business Associaation

2004-2007  North Coast Cooperative Board of Directors, member, and Vice President (2005-2007)

2000-2008  Coop Community Fund, President

1995-1999 Trinidad, Ca. school board

1975-1981 North Coast Coop board of directors

1972-1974 Consultant, Humboldt Open Door Clinic