Alumni Messenger


Alumnus Steven Kull, PhD '80 Releases New Edition of World Public


See new release of World Public Opinion November 10, 2011 by Alumnus Steven Kull, Ph.D.'80.

Part Time Faculty Postition Open in Saybrook University's College of Mind-Body Medicine


MBM Part Time Faculty Position:

Teaching Coaching for Health and Wellness

The College of Mind-Body Medicine is looking for a certified Health and Wellness Coach, with graduate level teaching experience to teach basic and advanced coaching for health and wellness skills. This individual must have some familiarity with online learning environments and a desire to facilitate both academic learning as well as skills based learning.

Individual must have a Master’s or PhD
Individual must have either a certificate in Health and Wellness coaching or relevant training in Health and Wellness coaching
Individual must have teaching and group facilitation experience
Individual must have and interest in academic learning and skills in academic writing and critical thinking
Individual must be comfortable teaching both in person and online

Applications should include a resume and cover letter and should be sent either electronically or via mail to:

Kim Sroda. –
Saybrook University,
747 Front St. 3rd Fl,
San Francisco, CA 94111


Do you know the way to San Jose? The 56th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences July 15 to 20, 2012 San Jose, CA


Do you know the way to San Jose? Put July 15 to 20, 2012 on your calendar to join us at the 56th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences.

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
July 15 to 20 2012

The theme for ISSS 2012 is Service Systems, Natural Systems. This meeting will be organized to foster learning conversations in dialectics between service scientists (with social and technological orientations) and natural scientists (with ecological and biological orientations).

Conference information is incrementally evolving at .

Abstracts and papers will be accepted beginning September 15, 2011. Other important dates are listed at

As always, if you have questions, you can direct them to the ISSS Office at . SIGs headed by Saybrook and Faculty are listed here (with many others of interest):

In addition: Lezlie Kinyon (your Saybrook Homepage editor) with Bela A. Banathy (Saybrook faculty) will re-convene the Arts-Informed Inquiry proto-SIG. Contact: or (Not listed on the ISSS site yet.)



ALUMNI, are you interested in enrolling in the Jungian Studies Certificate Program, or the M.A. or Ph.D. Degree in Psychology, with a Specialization in Jungian Studies?

If yes, please send an email with your name and interests, to:

Announcements from HERS (Higher Education Resource Services)


Dear Colleague:

Applications are now open for women leaders whom your campus would like to nominate for the 2012-2013 HERS (Higher Education Resource Services) Institutes for Women in Higher Education Administration.

HERS offers TWO Summer Institutes - the first at Bryn Mawr College and the second at the University of Denver. Both offer a TWO WEEK residency with a 12-day program of presentations, case studies, interviews and on-campus assignments. A comprehensive fee of $6600 covers tuition, meals & campus housing:

HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute (Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania)
June 17-July 1, 2012

HERS Denver Summer Institute (Denver, Colorado)
July 22-August 5, 2012

In addition, HERS offers an academic-year Institute with four interconnected 3-day seminars, providing the same core curriculum while taking advantage of opportunities for group assignments between sessions. The fee of $5400 for HERS Wellesley covers tuition & meals only; hotel accommodations are available at HERS Institute rates.

HERS Wellesley Institute (Wellesley, Massachusetts)
October 11-13, November 8-10, 2012 & February 7-9 & March 14-16, 2013

HERS provides the opportunity for an EARLY APPLICATION DISCOUNT. All applications submitted for consideration by December 1, 2011 will be eligible for a $500 discount on HERS fees. More information about the curriculum, faculty, fees, accommodations, application process and related deadlines can be found at our website: For other questions, please contact Shannon Martin-Roebuck at 303-871-3975 or

Best regards,

Judith S. White

President & Executive Director
HERS (Higher Education Resource Services)
The Chambers Center
University of Denver
1901 East Asbury Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-6866

Two Faculty Positions Open at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in Child Development


Two faculty positions are open at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in the Child Development divison.

Open Rank Professor of Educational Psychology in Child/Lifespan Development (2 positions)

Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Educational Psychology seeks applications from individuals with research interests in child development and/or lifespan development in educational contexts for two full time nine-month faculty positions, one of which will be tenured and one which will be tenure-track. The College of Education provides strong support for research and opportunities for collaboration with leaders across campus and in the field, and is ranked in the top 25 colleges in 2011 by US News and World Report. We are known for our groundbreaking research, innovative approaches to teaching, and service to the global community. The Department of Educational Psychology is a top-10 ranked department. Faculty members have diverse research interests in broad areas such as cognition and student learning, child development, quantitative/qualitative methodology & measurement, and counseling psychology. Collaborations among faculty members are common across other departments in the College of Education, other colleges and faculty at other universities.

More information about the Department of Educational Psychology is available at

Position responsibilities: Successful applicants will have research interests in the cognitive, social, and/or cultural dimensions of human development in educational contexts. The specific substantive area of interest is open but may include topics such as achievement motivation; gender, race, ethnicity, and diversity in school settings; children’s peer relations; bullying and aggressive behavior; risk and resilience factors; learning and plasticity; prevention science. The successful applicant will be expected to advise doctoral and master’s students, to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in child development and/or lifespan development, and to assume an active role as responsible members of the College’s scholarly community.

Qualifications: Candidates for either position must hold an earned doctoral degree in educational psychology, human development, psychology, or a related field, and candidates with expertise in longitudinal data analysis and experimental and prevention-oriented field methods will be highly considered. At the senior (tenured) rank, the successful applicant will have a track record of sustained productivity in a significant program of research, and demonstrated success in securing external funding. At the non-tenured junior rank, the successful candidate will have established a clear trajectory for a program of significant research with potential to attract external funding. All applicants should provide evidence of teaching ability.

Salary and Starting Date: Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

The proposed starting date is August 16, 2012.

Application: To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by November 15, 2011. Please create your candidate profile through and upload your application materials into one combined pdf file: letter of application, CV, statement of teaching and research interests, and teaching evaluations if available, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Finalists will be asked to provide up to 3 examples of publications. Interviews will begin after November 15 and continue until the position is filled.
For more information about this search please contact: Professor Dorothy Espelage, Search Committee Chair at or 217-333-9139.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (

Please contact me for further information.

Dorothy L. Espelage, Ph.D.
Professor & University Scholar
Associate Chair
Dept. of Educational Psychology
Child Development Division
University of Illinois
220A Education
1310 S. Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820-6925
(217) 766-6413
(217) 244-7620 (Fax)

Two Faculty Positions Open at Chapman University


Dear Friends,

We have 2 faculty positions open at Chapman University. They are both assistant level, tenure track. So if you know of a good post-doc close to completion please pass the info on. If anyone would like more info they can feel free to contact me directly; I'm on the search committee.

Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology:

Quantitative Psychology


David Pincus, Ph.D., Associate Professor,
Faculty of Psychology
Crean School of Health and Life Sciences
Schmid College of Science
Chapman University

Call for Papers: Scietific & Academic Publishing, USA


Call for Papers; Scietific & Academic Publishing, USA
Dear Professor/Researcher,

This is Scientific & Academic Publishing(SAP), USA.

SAP is an open access publisher of journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. If you are interested in our journals, please send your manuscripts to us by our online submission system . All manuscripts submitted will be considered for publication and the publication fee is free.

Your papers will be published as soon as possible and we will mail the print format to you later.

Welcome to visit our website at:,

Call for Proposals: The Kinsey Institute Student Research Grants 2011-2012


Call for Proposals: The Kinsey Institute Student Research Grants 2011-2012

The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction at Indiana University is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for The Kinsey Institute Student Research Grants 2011-2012. This program confers sexuality research grants to emerging scholars and seeks to fund significant and innovative research, from a wide array of disciplines and perspectives, that deals with human sexuality. The program is supported by donations from Friends of The Kinsey Institute.

The Kinsey Institute will fund up to six proposals at $750 each, half of which will be from graduate students at Indiana University and the other half from graduate students enrolled at other universities in the United States. It is an expectation that results from the funded studies will ultimately be submitted for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals. In addition, descriptions of the research will be posted on The Kinsey Institute’s website.

Proposals are now being accepted.

Application and supporting materials should be submitted by email to The deadline for submission of proposal materials is November 1, 2011.

Applications for funding should include a clear and concise research description (study rationale, methods, and planned data analysis), a budget, and a letter of support from a faculty mentor/advisor. The maximum length is three pages for the research description and one page for the budget. All applicants must be registered as full time graduate students at accredited universities in the United States. In one year’s time following the funding award, we require awardees to submit to The Kinsey Institute preliminary findings of the study in the forms of a one page final report. In addition, the awardees will send the institute any presented/accepted abstracts for presentations at scientific meetings and/or submitted/accepted publications in peer-reviewed journals that are based on the funded research.

For more information, please visit The Kinsey Institute’s website at: .

Questions regarding the forthcoming grant cycle may be directed to Dr. Barbara Van Der Pol at .

Developmental Psychology Position Available in the Psychology Department at Western Washington University


Developmental psychology position available in the Psychology Department at Western Washington University

We are seeking to hire an individual with expertise in the study of development in cultural context.

Kate McLean
Associate Professor

Department of Psychology
Western Washington University
516 High Street, MS 9172
Bellingham, WA 98225

Office: AIC 180
Phone: 360-650-3570
Fax: 360-650-7305