International Education Week: Psychology

Photo courtesy of Kelly M. Lewis, PhD

November 15 – 19, 2010, is International Education Week — “an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.”

The Georgia State University Library is happy to highlight the benefits of such global educational exchange taking place through GSU’s Department of Psychology.

The Psychology of Skin Bleaching in Tanzania: From Slavery to Colonization to Contemporary Motivations (1827 – Today) is a rich experiential learning opportunity open to eligible GSU students that will be offered in May, 2011.

Past participants Kecia Ellick, Solette Harris, and Will Jones, along with psychology faculty members Dr. Kelly Lewis and Dr. Erin Tone, recently presented at the Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference highlighting their research from the 2010 program in Tanzania:

It’s More Than Skin Deep: Examining Approaches to Reduce Dangerous Skin Bleaching in Tanzania
Ellick, K.L. Harris, S., Jones, W., & Lewis, K.M.
Social Cognition: A Link to Understanding Skin Bleaching in Tanzania
Harris, S., Ellick, K.L., Jones, W., Lewis, K.M., & Tone, E.B.

The GSU Library encourages you to learn more about Tanzanian culture through the resources we offer.

Kelly M. Lewis, PhD

Erin B. Tone, PhD

Kecia Ellick
Solette Harris

Will Jones
The Department of Psychology will also offer international education opportunities next year in Ireland and Argentina.
Psychological Causes and Consequences of Terrorism
Human Rights in Argentina: From Dictatorship to Democracy (1976 – Today)

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