Ronald P. Rohner, PhD., is Emeritus Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, and Anthropology at the University of Connecticut. He has been Director of the Ronald and Nancy Rohner Center for the Study of Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection since 1981, and is Executive Director and former president of the International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection. He received the American Psychological Association (APA) Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology in 2004. He also received the APA Outstanding International Psychologist Award from the USA for 2008. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the American Anthropological Association. He is also former President of the Board of Directors of Natchaug Hospital, and past President of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research. And he has served on the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.
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