Anna Papafragou appointed to U.S. National Committee for Psychological Science
Anna Papafragou, Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, was appointed to the U.S. National Committee for Psychological Science at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The Committee represents the interests of the U.S. psychological science community in the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS), a scientific union member of the International Council for Science (ICSU). IUPsyS works to promote the development, representation, and advancement of psychology as a basic and applied science nationally, regionally, and internationally.
Acting as a liaison between U.S. scientists and the international psychological community, the U.S. National Committee promotes the advancement of psychological science within the United States and throughout the world; encourages participation of the U.S. scientific community in activities of the IUPsyS; fosters international partnerships, cooperative research, and education through the organization and sponsorship of scientific meetings; sends delegations to the General Assemblies of the IUPsyS; and advises the President of the National Academy of Sciences on matters pertaining to U.S. participation in the IUPsyS.