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INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

The International Advisory Board is a group of prestigious academics and practitioners in the field. The Board connects Psychology Beyond Borders to other efforts being made to study and address issues of psychological impact of mass disaster around the world.

DR. PATRICK BOYER, Q.C. Canada
Author, lawyer, university professor, journalist, former Member of Parliament, and public policy worker.

DR. CHRIS BREWIN, United Kingdom
Professor of clinical psychology, University College London and PTSD specialist in clinical services provided by the Traumatic Stress Clinic.

DR. DANNY BROM, Israel
Director of the Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma and former founder and Director of the Dutch Psychotrauma Institute.

DR. RICHARD BRYANT, Australia
Professor of Psychology, University of New South Wales & Director of the PTSD Unit, Westmead Hospital, Sydney.

AMON BURTON, United States of America
Adjunct Professor of Law, the University of Texas at Austin; has practiced law for over thirty years in the fields of corporate, securities, and business law.

DIANA DANIELS, United States of America
Chair of Cornell University’s Presidential Search Committee, vice chair of the Cornell Board of Trustee, and Vice president, general counsel and secretary of the Washington Post Company.

DR. ATLE DYREGROV, Norway
Director of the Center for Crisis Psychology in Bergen, Norway and member of the European Congress of Psychology Standing Committee on Crisis, Disaster and Trauma.

AMANDA GORDON, Australia
Former President, Australian Psychological Society.

DR. ROB GORDON, Australia
Clinical Director of the Critical Incident Stress Management Service, Department of Human Services, Victoria, and psychological consultant to the International Department of the Australian Red Cross.

DR. HRACH GREGORIAN, United States of America 
President, Institute of World Affairs.

DR. GILL HICKS, M.B.E. Australia
Survivor of the July 7 2005 London bombings and founder of M.A.D. for Peace.

DR. ELIZABETH LIRA, Chile
Psychologist and researcher at the Center for Ethics, Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Santiago.

DR. RANDALL MARSHALL, United States of America
Director, Trauma Studies, Associate Director, Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) Associate Professor, Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

NJEERI WA NGUGI, Kenya
Survivor of terror, Advocate for healing, Director, Faculty and Staff Counselling Center, University of California, Irvine.

PROF. JAMES PENNEBAKER, United States of America
Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin and Chair of the Psychology Department at the University of Texas.

DR. BEVERLY RAPHAEL, Australia
Professor of Mental Health at the University of Western Sydney.

DR. DAVID RATNAVALE, Sri Lanka
Formerly with the Human Disaster Management Council of the President’s Office of Sri Lanka, currently in private practice.

DR. LYNETTE RENTOUL, United Kingdom
North London National Health Psychological Services.

MU SOCHUA, Cambodia
Former Minister for Women’s and Veteran’s Affairs in the Government of Cambodia, Social Worker at the front-lines of dealing with victims of trauma from Cambodia’s Pol Pot regime.

DR. AMINA TAREEN, United Kingdom / Pakistan 
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust.

DR. ABDEL AZIZ THABET, Palestinian Territories
Senior Researcher and Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist – Gaza Community Mental Health Programme.

DR. BARBARA WHITE, United States of America 
Former Dean of the School of Social Work at The University of Texas, Professor of Social Work; and former President of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

DR. BILL YULE, United Kingdom
Director of the Child Traumatic Stress Clinic, Chair of the British Psychological Society’s Sub Committee on Trauma and the European Federation of Psychology Associations’ Standing Committee on Crisis, Disaster and Trauma.

DR. IYAD ZAQOUT, Palestinian Territories 
Project Manager, Psychosocial Programme, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).