Below is my dissertation study advert. If you know internationals who would be an interested participant please let me know or forward them the details. The more dynamic and diverse the better to contribute to a better understanding of the impact of this lifestyle on identity and mental health. Any referrals or suggestions are appreciated.
Brandi Eijsermans, M.Ed.
Do you think of yourself as an International?
Seeking participants in a qualitative study on international identity. The study is designed to get a better understanding of the experience of international identity development, the international lifestyle experience and mental health of those who identify as international. There are some brief surveys to be filled out online before the interview. These surveys should take about 45 minutes to an hour to fill out. The interview would last between 1 and 2 hours in-person or via video conferencing. For your time you will be given a $25 dollar gift card or equivalent in your local currency.
Schedule of International Interview Dates
Washington, D.C. - July Protected content
Kampala, Uganda - July Protected content
Cape Town, South Africa - July Protected content
Johannesburg, South Africa - July 28-August 2
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - August 3
Rotterdam, Netherlands - August Protected content
Paris, France - August Protected content
Berlin, Germany - August 8
London, Great Britain - August Protected content
New York, USA - August Protected content
Vancouver, BC - In December and January
Hong Kong, PRC - December 23– January 5
San Diego, USA - Ongoing
To schedule an online interview via Skype at your leisure email the researcher : Brandi Eijsermans, M.Ed., Protected content
Questions About the Research
If you have any questions or concerns about the study please contact Brandi Eijsermans, M.Ed. at Protected content Marina Dorian, Ph.D., at Protected content normal business hours PST.
Brandi Eijsermans, M.Ed.
Alliant International University
California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Candidate
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**Protection of Human Participants**
This study has received approval from the Institutional Review Board of the California Professional School of Psychology at Alliant International University. To ensure participants’ privacy and protection in this study, the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct proposed by the American Psychological Association (APA, Protected content the guidelines of the CSPP at Alliant International University's Institutional Review Board serve as the guidelines for conducting this study. IRB Approval #1980