R C Tripathi University of Allahabad, India
R.C. Tripathi (Rama Charan Tripathi) is a National Fellow of the Indian Council for Social Science Research, India. He was formerly Director of G.B.Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad and headed the Center for Advanced Studies in Psychology at the University of Allahabad. Professor Tripathi has served on important bodies of higher education in the country. He has been a member of the University Grants Commission, Indian Council for Social Science Research and the Indian National Commission of Cooperation with UNESCO. He has served as the President of the National Academy of Psychology, India and also as a Regional President of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology. He was Secretary General of the section of “Psychology and National Development of the International Union of Psychological Sciences. He has served on the editorial boards of more than half a dozen national and international journals. Among his books are: Environment and Structure of Organizations; Deprivation: Its Social and Psychological Roots; Norm Violation and Intergroup Relations; Psychology in Human and Social Development; Understanding Academic Underachievement; Expanding horizons of the mind sciences; Psychology, development and social policy in India. His research has focused on Social and Cultural values; Inter-group Relations; Social change and Development; Organizational Influence processes and Organizational Change.