54th Annual Meeting of Cheiron:
The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences

June 21-23, 2022

Program Chairs:

  • Rodrigo Miranda, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Psicologia, Universidade Católica Dom Bosco
  • Zed Zhipeng Gao, Department of Psychology, Health and Gender, The American University of Paris


  • General Information for Attendees: You should have received an email that includes the username and password for the conference. You will be asked to login when you click on each day’s program and/or the “Quick Links.” This will allow you to access the daily “Conference Program” (see below) that includes each day’s schedule, abstracts of the presentations, and, most importantly, the Zoom invite link for each of the sessions that you choose to attend. You are not required to have a Zoom account/standalone software, though having one could enhance your user experience. During the meeting, please keep yourself muted unless when you speak. If you haven’t received this information, please notify Larry Stern at and he will provide the necessary information.
  • Presenters: Please join the Zoom meeting 8-10 minutes before your session starts, to touch base with your session chair and to familiarize yourself with the functions of Zoom (especially how to share screen, if you use PowerPoints).
  • Never share the Zoom link or passcode with someone who is not registered to attend the meeting.

Special Sessions:

  • Tuesday, June 21

Cheiron Book Award: 1:30pm – 2:30 pm EDT
Nadine Weidman, Lecturer on the History of Science at Harvard University will discuss her award-winning book Killer Instinct: The Popular Science of Human Nature in Twentieth-Century America.
Session #3, track/stream A, from 1:30pm – 2:30 EDT

  • Wednesday, June 22

The Elizabeth Scarborough Lecture: 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
Alexandra Rutherford, Professor of Psychology at York University and Founder and Director of Psychology’s Feminist Voices, will present Feminist psychology from the clinic to the courts: The case of Rape Trauma Syndrome
Session #8, track/stream A, from 1:30pm – 2:30 EDT

Teaching and Learning with Archives: A Case Study from a Graduate History of Psychology Course: 3:00pm-4:30pm EDT
Cathy L. Faye, Margaret Clark Morgan Executive Director of the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, at The University of Akron, Hannah LaMack, Sianne Alexis and Audrey Tesi of The University of Akron will be discussing their archival experiences.
Session #9B, from 3:00pm – 4:30pm EDT

  • Thursday, June 23

Plenary Session: Brazilian Colonialism, North American and Russian-Soviet Influences on the Peculiar Directions of Psychology in Brazil
Marina Massimi, Universidade de São Paulo, William Barbosa Gomes, Universidade Federal de Rio Grande do Sul, and Regina Helena de Freitas Campos, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais will discuss important aspects of the development of Psychology in Brazil.
Plenary Session #11, from 12:00pm – 1:30pm EDT

Cheiron Business Meeting (link)
Stream A, from 2:00pm EDT

Time Zone Chart:

Session times have been chosen to allow a maximum number of scholars to participate from time zones across the Americas, Europe, Oceania, and Asia. For ease in reading this schedule, we have used Eastern Daylight Time (EDT; UTC-4) as the default and have included a chart (below) that provides guidelines to “translate” one time-zone into another.

(UTC -7) Seattle / California / Vancouver 07:00-08:30 (-3)
(UTC -6) Alberta 08:00-09:30 (-2)
(UTC -5) Dallas / Chicago/ Bogota 09:00-10:30 (-1)
(UTC -4) New York / Mato Grosso do Sul / Toronto 10:00-11:30
(UTC -3) Rio de Janeiro 11:00-12:30 (+1)
(UTC +1) UK / Ireland / Portugal 15:00-16:30 (+5)
(UTC +2) Central Europe: Paris / Italy / Hungary / Switzerland 16:00-17:30 (+6)
(UTC +3) Eastern Europe: Finland / Moscow / Ankara 17:00-18:30 (+7)
(UTC +10) Australia EST 00:00-01:30 (+14)