| Leonardo/ISASTwith Arizona State University

Louise Sundararajan

Independent scholarat No institutional affiliations
United States
Focus area: Anthropology, Cultural Practices, Social Practice, Linguistics, Psychology, Cognitive Studies, Science Theory, Philosophy, Sociology, Systems, Writing, Literature, Poetry

Louise Sundararajan received her Ph.D. in History of Religions from Harvard University, and her Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology from Boston University.  She is founder and chair of the Task Force on Indigenous Psychology, which is joined by over two hundred researchers from around the globe.  She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.  She served as past president of the Society for Humanistic Psychology (Division 32 of the American Psychological Association).  She is recipient of the Abraham Maslow Award for 2014, from Division 32 of APA.  She is associate editor of the Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, and editor-in-chief of Palgrave Studies in Indigenous Psychology. (https://www.palgrave.com/gp/series/15445?sap-outbound-id= )

She is interested in the human and machine interface, and has published extensively on topics related to culture and emotions.  She is the author of one book:

Sundararajan, L. (2015). Understanding emotion in Chinese culture:  Thinking through psychology.  New York, NY:  Springer SBM. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319182209

Co-author of another book:

Ting, R. S-K., & Sundararajan, L.  (2018). Culture, cognition, and emotion in China's religious ethnic minorities: Voices of suffering among the Yi. Palgrave Studies in Indigenous Psychology Series. New York, NY: Springer Nature. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319660585

And Co-editor of a volume:

Sundararajan, L., Hwang, K. K., & Yeh, K.-H. (Eds.). (2020). Global psychology from indigenous perspectives: Visions inspired by K. S.Yang. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-35125-0

Journal Articles:

Harold Cohen and AARON: Collaborations in the Last Six Years (2010–2016) of a Creative Life

August 2021