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張妙清

  Professor Fanny Cheung (BA, UC Berkeley; Ph.D., Minnesota) is currently Senior Advisor, Faculty of Social Science and the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies (HKIAPS), and Emeritus Professor of Psychology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). She is formerly Vice-President for Research, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the HKIAPS at CUHK.

  Fanny's research expertise lies in cross-cultural perso-nality assessment, psychopathology, gender equality, and women leadership with over 200 international refereed publications. To address assessment needs in Chinese societies, she translated/standardized the Chinese MMPI and developed the Cross-cultural (Chinese) Personality Assessment Inventory (CPAI), which provided the model for culturally relevant assessment in non-Western con-texts. Fanny is also highly regarded as a pioneer in gender equality and gender research in Asia. Her latest book is the Cambridge Handbook of the International Psychology of Women co-edited with Diane Halpern in 2020.

  Fanny has previously served as President of the Inter-national Test Commission (ITC), President of the Hong Kong Psychological Society, Member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP), and President of its Division of Clinical and Community Psychology. She is an elected Fellow of the World Academy of Sciences, the American Psycholo-gical Association (APA), the Association for Psychological Science (APS), the ITC, and the IAAP.

  Her academic awards include the APA Award for Distin-guished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology 2012, the IAAP Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award 2014, and International Council of Psychologists Denmark-Gunvald Award 2020.

Mainstreaming the Chinese voice in psychology: Lessons from Chinese responses to COVID-19

I have traveled through different phases of cross-cultural psychology development as a psychologist, from the imposed universal, the indigenous, to the internationalization stage. In this address, I recall my career journey beginning with the translation and standardization of the Chinese MMPI, which became a role model of cross-cultural test translation. I then adopted a
combined emic-etic approach to develop the Chinese Personality Assessment Inventory (CPAI), subsequently recognized as the best example of indigenous test development. Moving beyond indigenization, the CPAI's combined emic-etic approach has been introduced as the blueprint for the development of the South African Personality Inventory and the Arab-Levant Personality
Inventory. CPAI research has challenged the dominance of the universal Five-Factor Theory and highlighted the need to mainstream cultural perspectives in western psychology.
The value of cultural perspectives in psychology is evident in understanding people's responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in different countries. Research by Chinese psychologists related to collectivism, cultural tightness, public trust, attitudes towards freedom and others have
contributed to explaining cultural differences in compliance with public health measures and in infection rates. Bringing a non-western voice to mainstream psychology, Chinese psychologists should continue to play an important role in internationalizing psychology.