The APA Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP) announced that the APA Board of Directors has named Gargi Roysircar as the recipient of the American Psychological Association (APA) 2019 International Humanitarian Award. She is being presented this award in recognition of her sustained and enduring humanitarian services to underserved populations. Dr. Roysircar will give an invited award address at the APA Convention this August, entitled: Globalization’s Impact on the Psychologist’s Self-definition, Purpose, Role, and Function. She has been invited by the American Psychologist to write an article on her disaster trauma practice and research with Haitian children and their mothers.
Dr. Roysircar retired from her position as a full-time faculty member and head of the Multicultural Center and now still works with our Department in an Adjunct capacity.