ERIC Number: EJ761467
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Changing Views of Culture and Behavior: An Interview with Robert Serpell
Lockett, Charles T.
Teaching of Psychology, v30 n1 p79-83 2003
Charles Lockett is an Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology at James Madison University, where he teaches developmental psychology as well as advanced topic courses in cultural psychology and the psychology of race and racism. A graduate of Howard University, Lockett credits Howard's Preparing Future Faculty Fellowship Program for his grasp of classroom dynamics. Lockett's research focus is examining cultural and personal identity factors that lead to achievement among minority populations. Robert Serpell, Professor of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, is currently a visiting professor at the University of Malawi where he conducts applied developmental psychology research. He was the Director of the Doctoral Studies Program in Applied Developmental Psychology (1989 to 2001). Born and raised in England, with a BA (Oxford, 1965), and a PhD (Sussex, 1969), he is a citizen of Zambia and worked at the University of Zambia (1965 to 1989) as Head, Psychology Department, and Director, Institute for African Studies. His theoretical and applied research in Africa, Britain, and the United States has centered on the sociocultural context of children's cognitive development.
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Foreign Countries, Interviews, African Studies, Fellowships, Cognitive Development, Developmental Psychology, College Faculty, Academic Achievement
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Malawi; Maryland; United Kingdom (England); United States; Zambia