High Tech with a Human Touch
GABRENYA JR., William K.
Industrial Organizational Psychology, College of Psychology and Liberal Arts
Personal Overview-International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology
-Society for Cross-Cultural Research
-Asian Association for Social Psychology
-American Psychological Association
-Division 8: Personality and Social Psychology
-Division 9: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
-Southeastern Psychological Association
Educational BackgroundA.B. Ohio University 1974
M.A. University of Missouri-Columbia 1977
Ph.D. University of Missouri-Columbia 1979
Professional ExperienceChair, Undergraduate Psychology Program, Florida Institute of Technology
Ohio State University,
Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
National Taiwan University, Department of Psychology
Dr. Gabrenya teaches undergraduate and graduate courses including cross-cultural psychology, culture and psychology, research methods and social psychology.
Professional activities include editor of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology's Cross-Cultural Psychology Bulletin and chair of the IACCP Publications Committee. He is the Webmaster for IACCP, the Society for Cross-Cultural Research and the School of Psychology.
-Culture and Psychology
Current ResearchCultural differences in cybersex and other forms of internet sexuality.
Selected PublicationsGabrenya, W. K., Jr., Kung, M.-C., & Chen, L.-Y. (2006). Understanding the Taiwan Indigenous psychology movement: A sociology of science approach. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 37(6), 597-622.
Gabrenya, W. K., Jr. (2004). A sociology of science approach to understanding indigenous psychologies. In B. N. Setiadi, A. Supratiknya, W. J. Lonner, & Y. H. Poortinga (Eds.), Ongoing Themes in Psychology and Culture (pp. 131-149). Jakarta: International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.
Gabrenya, W.K. Jr. (2001). IACCP Online Directory and Member Information Database [Computer program]. Melbourne: IACCP.
Gabrenya, W.K. Jr. (1999). Psychological Anthropology and the levels of analysis problem: We married the wrong cousin. In J.C. Lasry, J. Adair and K. Dion (Eds.), Latest contributions to Cross-Cultural Psychology (pp.333-351). The Netherlands: Swets
Gabrenya, W.K. Jr. and Hwang, K.K. (1996). Chinese social interaction: Harmony and hierarchy on the good earth. In M. H. Bond (Ed.), The handbook of Chinese Psychology (pp. 309-321). Hong Kong: Oxford University Press.