Studying Psychology in the United States: Expert Guidance for International Students
Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
ISBN 10: 1433803410
ISBN 13: 978-1433803413
The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students has brought together a group of psychologist and international student contributors who share their expertise and insights into studying psychology at graduate level in the United States.
About the Author
Nadia T. Hasan, MA, is a fourth year doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at The University of Akron. She earned her BS in psychology from the University of Florida in 2002, and her MA in psychology from The University of Akron in 2005. Hasan is the Chair-Elect for the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (2006-2009). She was the 2005 co-recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship on Race and Ethnicity Award given by the Section on Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Division 17. Her research interests include international students, multicultural issues, education and training, culturally sensitive healthcare, and gender role strain. Hasan has published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology and The Counseling Psychologist.
Nadya A. Fouad, PhD is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and training director of the Counseling Psychology program. She is the Chair of the American Psychological Association's Board of Educational Affairs. She is editor-elect of The Counseling Psychologist, and was President of Division 17 (Counseling Psychology) from 2000-2001. She serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Career Development Quarterly, and the Journal of Career Assessment. She served as co-chair (with Patricia Arredondo) of the writing team for the Multicultural Guidelines on Education, Training, Practice, Research and Organizational Change.
Carol Williams-Nickelson, PsyD, is a Counseling Psychologist and the Associate Executive Director of APAGS, the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students, at the APA headquarters in Washington D.C. where she oversees all operations for the organization as their chief executive. Williams-Nickelson has provided services in a variety of health care and forensic settings including hospitals, long-term care facilities, residential treatment centers, community based organizations, private practices and counseling centers. Her professional interests, activities and publications are in the areas of student advocacy and development, training and supervision, legislative advocacy, leadership, professional development, and particularly in women's issues and mentoring.