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Unfolding Human Potential in the Context of Family, School and Organizations: Psychological, Relational and Cultural Perspectives

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 -
12:15pm to 1:00pm

An Afternoon with Distinguished Professor and Lecturer, Uichol Kim, Ph.D. 

Unfolding Human Potential in the Context of Family, School and Organizations:
Psychological, Relational and Cultural perspectives

Free Lunch will be provided. This event is supported by the PAU Global Mental Health.

Uichol Kim, Ph.D., is a professor at College of Business Administration, Inha University, Korea (2005-present). He has previously taught at the Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University (1995-2005), Department of Social Psychology, University of Tokyo, Japan (1994) and University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA (1988-1994). He was recognized as Outstanding Research Professor at Inha University (2011) and Chung-Ang University (2002). He has conducted research in indigenous and cultural psychology focusing on family and parent-child relationship, education attainment and school violence, health and quality of life, democracy, human rights and political culture. In business and management, his research and teaching focus on strategic and knowledge management, emphasizing on creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainable development. He has been published over 200 articles and 15 books and monographs, including Indigenous psychologies (Sage, 1993), Individualism and collectivism (Sage, 1994), Indigenous and cultural psychology (2006, Springer), Democracy, human right and Islam in modern Iran (with Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Laureate, Fagbokforlaget, 2003). He is one of the founding executive of Asian Association of Social Psychology and served as the president and the founding editor of the flagship journal,Asian Journal of Social Psychology (SSCI listed journal). He is the founder and president-elect of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology. He has taught at universities in Asia (Xiamen University and Beijing Normal University, China; Kurume University, Japan; Universitas Gadjah Mada and Universitas Udayana, Indonesia; University of Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia; National Institute of Developmental Administration, Kasem Bundit University, Thailand; University of Thailand Chamber of Commerce, Yangon Campus, Myanmar), Europe (University of Stockholm, Sweden; University of Konstanz, Germany; Warsaw School of Advanced Social Psychology, Poland; University of Bergen and University of Tromsö, Norway). He provided lectures at leading institutions in the USA (Brown University, Columbia University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Tufts University, and Yale University), Europe (University of Rome, “La Spienza,” Italy; L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales, and Le Havre University France; University of Osnabruck, and German Institute for International Educational Research, Frankfurt, Germany), the Middle East (Haifa University, Israel; Koc University, Turkey), and Asia (Academia Sincia, National Taiwan University and National Chengchi University, Taiwan; International Christian University and Kyoto University, Japan; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Universitas Indonesia; University of the Philippines-Diliman). He provided lectures to executives of global companies and has provided consulting services for governmental agencies and global companies headquartered in the USA (Pfizer and Stryker Corporation; Department of Health, State of Hawaii), Canada (Canadian International Development Agency), France (La Poste and MAPI Institute), Germany (BASF) and Korea (LG, Group Samsung Group and Korean Federation of Industries).,

If you have any questions, please contact Satoko Kimpara at

Date/Time: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 12:00 p.m. PST 


1791 Arastradero Road Palo Alto, CA 94304 

Wisniewski Hall 

Location: 1791 Arastradero Road Palo Alto, CA 94304
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