In Memorium: Cigdem Kagitcibasi


We are saddened to hear of the unexpected death of Professor Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı, who passed away last week. A leading figure within social psychology in Turkey, Professor Kağıtçıbaşı was known for her pioneering work to strengthen the education of women and girls.

Professor Kağıtçıbaşı served as Vice-President of the ISSC (2004-06) and International Union of Psychological Science (1996-2000; Ordinary Member of Executive Committee 1988-1996). She was also the first female President of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (1990-92).