Creating Promising Futures Through Social Construction
A Message from the Taos Institute President
Institute Officers and Board of Directors
Taos Institute Europe
Taos Latin America
Relational Research Network
Taos Initiatives & Grants (TAG)
Outstanding Contribution Award
Taos PhD Program
Video Recordings of recent PhD Defenses
Taos Institute Ph.D. Program Costs and Requirements
Upcoming Ph.D. Defenses
The Educational Program
For More Information
MA in Collaborative and Dialogic Practices
Why Collaborative and Dialogic Practices?
Program Director's Welcome
Admission & Requirements
Program Fees & Application
Program & Course Descriptions
For More Information
International Certificate Program in Collaborative Practices
An International Learning Festival - Collaborative Innovations in Education
Succeeding in Africa: Social Construction in Action
Taos Online Workshops
Taos Associate Workshops & Conferences
3rd International Conference of Collaborative & Dialogic Practices
Attractor/Taos Summer Institute - Leadership in Turbulent Times
Taos Books and Publications
Focus Books, Tempo Books, Professional Books
Taos Institute E-Books
Worldshare Books - Free books for downloading
Books of Interest
Publishing and Author Information
Journals and Newsletters
The Taos Institute Newsletter
Positive Aging Newsletter
The International Journal of Collaborative Practices
Journals of Interest
Manuscripts for Downloading
Manuscripts – Taos Founders, Board Members & Associates
Non-English Manuscripts – Taos Founders, Board Members & Associates
Taos PhD Program Completed Dissertations
Other Noteworthy Dissertations
Noteworthy Dissertations in Spanish
Noteworthy Dissertations in Portuguese
Videotapes - Board Members, Associates and Guests
Relational Practice Videos
Videos from the Dialogues that Deliver Conference, September 2008
Videos in Spanish
Other Videos of Interest
Websites and Blogs
Websites of Interest
Spanish Dialogue Network
Spanish Blog about Social Constructionism
Social Constructionist Counselor Educator’s Listserve
Relational Learning in Education
Lifescaping Practices in Schools
Co-Creating Schools of the Future through Appreciative Inquiry
The Peer Mentoring Project at Kent State University
Healthy Kids Healthy Schools
Submit your Story/Example
Join Our Mailing List
Taos Online Dialogue Space
Donate to the Taos Institute
The John Shotter Memorial Fund
Jane Magruder Watkins Scholarship Fund
Peggy Penn WorldShare Fund
Meet Our Donors
/ Girishwar Misra, Ph.D.
Girishwar Misra, Ph.D.
University of Delhi
Department of Psychology
Delhi, India 110007
Girishwar Misra is Professor and former Head of the Department Psychology, and former Dean, Arts Faculty, at the University of Delhi. During an academic career spanning over three decades, he has taught at Gorakhpur, Allahabad and Bhopal Universities. He was a Fulbright Fellow at Swarthmore College, Philadelphia and at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Professor Misra’s teaching and research interests include social psychology, human development, culture, and psychological knowledge. He has been convener and President of the National Academy of Psychology. Apart from numerous publications in national and international journals, he has authored/edited Psychological Consequences of Prolonged Deprivation (with L. B. Tripathi); Deprivation: Its Social Roots and Psychological Consequences (with D. Sinha and R. C. Tripathi); Perspectives on Indigenous Psychology (with A. K. Mohanty); Psychological Perspectives on Health and Stress, Psychology of Poverty and Social Disadvantage (with A. K. Mohanty); Applied Social Psychology in India, New Directions in Indian Psychology, Vol. 1: Social Psychology (with A. K. Dalal); Towards a Culturally Relevant Psychology (with J. Prakash); Rethinking Intelligence (with A. K. Srivastava); and Psychology and Societal Development: Paradigmatic and Social Concerns. Professor Misra is the chief editor of the fifth ICSSR Survey of Psychology and editor of Psychological Studies, a journal of the National Academy of Psychology, India.
Books by Dr. Girishwar Misra:
Joan Atwood, Ph.D.
Juanita Brown, Ph.D.
Gene Combs, MD
Vernon E. Cronen, Ph.D.
Norman K. Denzin
Jill Freedman, MSW
Mark P. Freeman, Ph.D.
Jaber F. Gubrium, Ph.D.
Hubert J.M. Hermans, Ph.D.
Lynn Hoffman, ACSW
James A. Holstein, Ph.D.
David M. Isaacs
Charis Katakis, Ph.D.
Glenn Larner, Ph.D.
Scott D. Miller, Ph.D.
Girishwar Misra, Ph.D.
Gareth Morgan, Ph.D.
Jonathan Potter, Ph.D.
Joseph A. Raelin, Ph.D.
Karl Edward Scheibe, Ph.D.
Jan Smedslund, Ph.D.
Karl Tomm, MD, FRCP (C) LMCC
Margaret Wheatley, Ed.D.