Ronald P. Rohner
Ph.D., Psychological Anthropology, Stanford University, 1964
M.A., Psychological Anthropology, Stanford University, 1960
B.S., Psychology, University of Oregon, 1958
- Developing and testing parental acceptance-rejection theory (PARTheory)
- Parent-child relations in cross-cultural perspective
- Theory construction and research on possible links between childhood experience of parental acceptance-rejection and the quality of adult attachments and intimate partner relationships
- The relation between corporal punishment and perceived parental acceptance-rejection and the effects of punishment on youths when punishment is and is not experienced as a form of rejection.
- The relation between perceived acceptance-rejection and parental control, and the joint, interactive, and singular influence of each form of parenting on youths’ behavioral and psychological functioning.
Selected Professional Accomplishments:
- Founding President of the International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection
- Recipient of the American Psychological Association 2004 Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology
Selected Publications (click here)