Colloquia, Papers & Radio Shows


Tonks, R.G. (2015). International Society for Theoretical Psychology (ISTP) 15th Biennial Conference: June 2015, Coventrey England. Psynopsis, 37(4),34.

Tonks, R.G. (2015). A model of Cultural Psychology by Michael Cole. Paper presented to the Western Canadian Theoretical Psychology annual conference, Victoria, Sept 25th, 2015.

Tonks, R.G.  (2014). Cross-Cultural Psychology- Overview. In T.Teo (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Smythe, W., Tonks, R.G., Martin, J., Piekolla, B. & Richard, V. (2014). Panel discussion on Depth in Culture. Western Canadian Theoretical Psychology annual conference, Victoria, Sept 27th, 2014.

Goatley, S.J., Tonks, R.G., Puzanov, Y, & Holland, T. (2014).The music of Home: Cross-cultural musical preferences and emotions.Poster presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Vancouver, June 7th, 2014.

Shah, S. Tonks,  R.G. & Lowe, S. (2014).Identity formation and acculturation of immigrant young adults.Poster presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Vancouver, June 7th, 2014.

Wu, M.G., Tonks, R.G. & Sorokina, V. (2014). Immigrant and international student stress and adjustment.Poster presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Vancouver, June 7th, 2014.

Sorokina, V. Tonks, R.G. & Costigan, C. (2014). The relationship between social support and acculturative stress among international students and immigrants. Presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Vancouver, June 7th, 2014.

Tonks, R. G. (2014).On the assessment of acculturative stress and adjustment.Presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Vancouver, June 7th, 2014.

Iacobucci, D. & Tonks R. G. (2014). Team teaching: A model for first time partners. Presentation made to the Walls Optional conference, Camosun College, April 30, 2014.

Tonks, R.G. (2013). The depths of culture in Erikson’s Childhood and Society. Paper presented to the Western Canadian Theoretical Psychology annual conference, Victoria, Sept 28th, 2013.

Bhatt, G.S., Tonks, R.G. & Berry, J.W. (2013). A history of culture in Canadian psychology (1930-2003). Presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Quebec, June 15, 2013

Bhatt, G.S., Tonks, R.G. & Berry, J.W. (2013). Culture in the History of Psychology in Canada. Canadian Psychology: Special Issue on History of Psychology in Canada. 54 (2) 115-123.

Tonks R.G. (2011). Cultural psychology in the field: Cultural psychology in Cuba and southern Mexico.  Presentation to the Camosun Community, sponsored by the Psychology Club, Department of Psychology, Camosun College, November 2, 2011.

Tonks, R.G. (2011). Indigenous psychologies historical and theoretical perspectives. Discussant in symposium presented to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Toronto, June 5, 2011.

Tonks, R.G. (2011).  Acculturative change in southern Mexico. Presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Toronto, June 5, 2011

Tonks, R.G. (2010). A Qualitative Account of Acculturation Issues Among  Immigrant Youth. Presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Winnipeg, June 2, 2010.

Tonks, R.G. (2010). Review of Evolution, Culture and the Human Mind, Canadian Psychology, 51 (4), 293-285.

Tonks, R.G. (2010). The ABCs of International Psychology: Activities, Basics and Collaborations. Presentation made to the School of Arts & Science Spring Exchange. Camosun College, May 6. 2010

Tonks, R.G. (2010). Music, Health and Culture. Presentation made to the Psychology Students Association,
           Camosun College, April 13, 2010.

Tonks, R. G. (2010). Doing Psychology Internationally, Psynopsis, 32(1), 19.

Tonks, R.G. (2009). Historical and Theoretical Issues in Applied Community Cultural Psychology. Paper Presented to the Canadian Psychological Association, June 13, 2009, Montreal Qu.

Tonks, R.G. (2006). Qualitative Account of Acculturation: The case study of Canadians in Cuba. Paper presented to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Calgary Alta. June 10th, 2006.

Tonks, R.G. (2006). Identity development in a cultural context. Presentation made to the department of psychology, Malaspina University College, Nanaimo, B.C.

Tonks, R.G. (2004). History making of self and identity: A hermeneutical account of psyche and polis.  Chapter (2) in W. Smythe & A. Baydala (Eds.) Studies in how the mind publicly enfolds into being.  Mellen Studies in Psychology Vol 9. New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

Tonks, R.G. (2004).   Trials and tribulations of identity: Stress and adjustment among immigrant youth.  Paper presented to Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, St. John’s Nfld, June 11th, 2004.

Tonks, R.D. (2003). Narratives of Identity: Working Kristie's Party into play.  Presentation to the Western Canadian Theoretical Psychology annual meeting, Edmonton Alta, Oct. 4, 2003. 

Radio Shows for psychology courses - produced through , Camosun Radio

Kurt Danziger audio   (June 12, 2003)
His contributions to historical psychology 
Canadian Identity audio (pt. 2)
The role of Hockey in Canadian Identity

Tonks, R. (2003). Commentary on Lubec & Wong Symposium Intersection on Globalization and HIV/AIDS in Cambodia: Multiple sub-disciplinary views on interventions for women and children at risk.  Canadian Psychological Association 63rd annual conference, Hamilton Ont. June  13, 2003.

Tonks, R. (2003). History of and history as a cultural psychology of acculturation. Paper presented to the Canadian Psychological Association annual conference, Hamilton, Ont., June 13, 2003. 

Bhatt, S. & Tonks, R. (2003). Dead psychologists Society? A dialogue on teaching the history of Psychology.  Presentation made to the BC Psychology Articulation meeting, May 8, 2003. University College of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, B.C.

Tonks, R. & Bhatt, G. (2002). Identity, Dialogue, & Politics: Our replies to comments on "What lies in the future of teaching the history of psychology?" History & Philosophy of Psychology Bulletin, 14 (2), 18-23

Cultural Psychology: What is it and what it can do for you?  Invited presentation to the Student Psychology Club, Camosun College, Victoria, October 23, 2002.

Methodological Integration for the assessment and understanding of acculturation styles and experiences.   Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, B.C., June 1, 2002.

Radio Shows for psychology courses - produced through , Camosun Radio. 

Epistemology & Ontology audio
Conversation with Gary Anderson 
Canadian Identity audio
Conversation with Gary Anderson

Psychology at Camosun. Presentation made to the Art & Sciences Chairs Meeting, Camosun College, Victoria, April 30th, 2002.   2003 update - applied psychology.

Acculturation in psychology: From psychological anthropology to cultural psychology. Presentation to the University of Victoria Department of Psychology, Victoria,  March 26, 2002.

A hermeneutical account of psyche and polis: History making of self and identity. Paper presented to the International Society for Theoretical Psychology, Calgary, June 8, 2001.

What lies in the future of teaching the history of psychology?
Paper presented to the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary June 10, 2001.

Identity youth and immigration: Narratives of acculturation and adjustment.
Paper presented to the Metropolis National Convention, Toronto. March 2000.

Assessment of acculturative stress among temporary and permanent immigrants . Paper presented to the Metropolis National Convention, Toronto. March  2000.

Two Sides of acculturation: Attitudes toward multiculturalism and national identity amongst immigrant and Canadian born youth. Paper presented to the Metropolis National Congress, Vancouver, January 1999.

Unity and diversity in culture and psychology: Identity and living between world-views. Paper presented to the International Congress of Psychology, Montreal. August, 1996.

Ph.D. defense for R.G.Tonks, left to right Dr.s:
Cathy McFarland, Jean Phinney, Randy Tonks, Anand Paranjpe,
Michael Kenny, Meredith Kimball, Jim Marcia, Jeremy Carpendale

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