Richard M. Suinn
Chair and Professor Emeritus, Psychology

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  • Contact Department:
    Department of Psychology
  • Education:
    Ph.D. Stanford, 1959. Joined CSU in 1968.
  • Professional Activities:
    President, American Pschological Association, 1999; American Psychological Association Foundation, current; American Board of Professional Psychology, Board of Trustees, current
  • Lifetime Special Recognition and Awards:
    APA Career Contribution to Education & Training, Who's Who in America, CSU Oliver Pennock Award for Administration-1983, Asian American Psychological Association Lifetime Achievement Award-1999, Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, California School of Professional Psychology-1999, CSU Minority Distinguished Service Award-1992
  • Interests/Activities in Retirement:
    Consulting with Olympic athletes for mental skills training, doing presentations on Psychological Interventions for Cancer, Heart Disease and Pain Management, mentoring of ethnic minorities, snow skiing, fishing, and tennis