Regan A. R. Gurung is Chair of the Human Development Department and Professor of Human Development and Psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and presentations, of a health psychology textbook (Wadsworth, 2006) that was the first book to use a completely cultural approach, a co-author on a book on pedagogical research, and co-editor of two other books, one on sociocultural issues in mental health (Blackwell-Wiley, 2009). He is a member of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Diversity Task Force, and is on the University of Wisconsin System Institute of Race and Ethnicity Advisory Committee. Loreto R. Prieto is a Professor of Psychology and Director of U.S. Latino/a Studies program at Iowa State University. He has authored over 100 publications and presentations, mostly on diversity issues. He co-edited The Teaching Assistant Training Handbook and is a Past-Chair of the Diversity Task Force for the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and former Chair of the Diversity Working Group for the APA's Psychology Partnership Project. He frequently serves as a consultant and speaker to academic departments and programs.
"Getting Culture, an edited volume with 31 short, easy-to-read chapters, frames itself as providing "best practices? in teaching about culture and infusing diversity into the higher education curriculum... this book can offer a wide variety of activity and assignment ideas in different contexts."-- (01/01/2011)