About This Course
This course provides theory and analysis the culture bound and culture blind aspects of mainstream psychology (traditional psychology). The main focus is to look at the influence of culture on basic psychological processes, social behavior, developmental processes, and the implications for planning and conducting research.
- Able to use psychology to explain the symptoms that arise in society.
- Able to critically examine psychological theories in order to be adapted/adapted to the socio-cultural context of society in Indonesia where psychological theory is applied.
Dr. Angela Oktavia Suryani
Dr. Angela Oktavia Suryani is lecturer at Faculty of Psychology, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia. She specializes in psychological measurement and cross-cultural psychology research methods. Her researches are on psychological tests constructions and adaptation, as well as cross-cultural psychological aspects comparisons. She is also active in assessment of Catholic organizations, such as seminaries and religious order. The assessments for these organizations involve organizational management analysis and psychological assessments. She holds doctorate in cross-cultural psychology from Tilburg University, The Netherlands in 2014.
Prof. Bernadette N. Setiadi, Ph.D
After graduating from a bachelor program in Psychology at the University of Indonesia in 1976, Bernadette N. Setiadi continued her Master and Doctoral studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, United States. At this university she was first introduced to Cross-Cultural Psychology by her supervisor the late Prof. Dr. Harry Triandis who was a leading figure in this field. Bernadette's interest in Cross-Cultural Psychology can be seen from her dissertation research "Schooling, Age and Culture as Moderators of Role Perception". After returning from her study in the United States, she taught at the Faculty of Psychology, University of Indonesia. She was also involved in the International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) as well as editing a book "Ongoing themes in psychology and culture" in 2004. Since 2003, she has taught at the Faculty of Psychology at Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia where she is now a Professor of Social Psychology. Her research interest is in the area of cross-cultural psychology, leadership, and indigenous psychology.