Professor Li Liu
Beijing Normal University, China

Currently AASP has 1309 members from various countries with maximum members from China (525), followed by Japan (166), Philippines (148), Indonesia (77) and South Korea (43).

  • In the past 12 months, three Small Group Meetings (SGM) were funded by AASP. Organizers of these SGMs are encouraged to edit a special section/issue of AJSP or organize a symposium at the next AASP conference. Applications for new SGMs are invited as perannouncement. 
  • AASP is now in agreement with the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP) to support student members of the two associations to attend each other’s future summer schools.
  • A Code of Conduct was evolved as a guide for future conferences.
  • The AASP-Wiley-BNU Publication Agreement (2020-2024) was renewed in June 2019. Beijing Normal University is providing financial support for activities of AASP over these five years.
  • Three issues of AASP Newsletter have been published over the past two years, edited by Takeshi Hamamura, Muluk Hammuluk, and Roomana N. Siddiqui, respectively.

Officers of the Society

Current Officer
President Professor Hoon-Seok Choi
Past President Professor Emiko Kashima
President-Elect Professor Sylvia Xiaohua Chen
Secretary General Professor Fang Wang
Treasurer Associate Professor Wendy Li


Committee Chairs

  • Publications and Research Committee
    Professor Allan B I Bernardo
  • Education and Training Committee
    Professor Itesh Sachdev

Regional Representatives

  • East Asia
    Associate Professor Keiko Ishii
  • Southeast Asia
    Dr Jose Antonio R Clemente
  • South Asia
    Professor Roomana N. Siddiqui
  • Insular Pacific
    Dr Takeshi Hamamura


  • China

                Professor Jian Guan

  • Hong Kong

                Dr Emma Buchtel

  • Korea

                Dr Youngmi Kwon

  • Taiwan

                Dr Chien-Ru Sun

  • Malaysia

                Dr Elaine Fernandez

  • Singapore

                Dr Ken’ichi Ito

  • Thailand

                Dr Thipnapa Huansuriya

  • Europe

                Dr Sammyh Khan

  • North America

                Professor Shige Oishi