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Psychology in Egypt

WithRamadan A. Ahmed

Ramadan A. Ahmed is a professor of psychology in the Department of Psychology at Menoufia University in Egypt. He obtained his B.A. in psychology and LL.B. in law from Cairo University, and M.A. in psychology from Alexandria University. He received his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from the University of Leipzig, Germany, in 1981. His research interests include concept development and the development of moral judgment cross-culturally, social perception, attitudes toward family members, women’s psychology, and the history of psychology, especially in Egypt and other Arab countries. Since obtaining his doctorate, Ahmed has taught psychology in Egypt, the Sudan, and Kuwait. Ramadan Ahmed is a member of several international and national psychology associations and has presented his works at several international psychology conferences. He has published 3 books, 26 book chapters, and more than 40 scientific articles. With Uwe P. Gielen, he edited the first review of Arab psychology, Psychology in the Arab Coun-

tries. At present, he is on leave from Kuwait University where he is a professor of psychology. He was awarded Egypt’s Incentive Award in Social Sciences in psychology in 1994.