Practice & Policy Lecture Series
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet:

The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma's emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Child Care
Child Welfare
Customer Service
Developmental Disabilities
Domestic Violence
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Health Care
Marriage and Family
Poverty Solutions


View picture of Rolando Diaz-Loving Dr. Rolando Diaz-Loving


Dr. Rolando Díaz-Loving is a Professor of Psychology and Head of the Psychosocial Research Unit at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Díaz-Loving is one of the most eminent social psychologists in Mexico and Latin America.

He has received the Social Sciences Award from the Mexican Academy of Sciences, the Interamerican Psychologist Award from the Interamerican Society of Psychology, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Texas at Austin, the Ruben Ardila Award for accomplishments in Psychological Research, The National University Award for Research in Social Sciences and the Mexican Psychology Award from the National Counsel for the Teaching and Research in Psychology.

He is past editor of the Revista de Psicología Social y Personalidad and the Revista de Investigacion Psicologica, author of more than 100 research articles and chapters, of 9 research books and of 2 textbooks in social psychology, personality and ethnopsychology. He is also de co-editor of 10 volumes of La Psicologia Social en Mexico. Díaz-Loving has been an officer of many international psychological organizations such as the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, the Interamerican Psychological Society and the Asociación Mexicana de Psicología Social. His main areas of research are couple and family relations, psychosocial factors related to HIV-AIDS and culture and personality. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981. Díaz-Loving is currently serving as the Senior Research Advisor to the National Hispanic Healthy Marriage Initiative.

Last Updated: June 19, 2015
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Street address: Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Mailing address: P.O. Box 25352, Oklahoma City, OK 73125
(405) 521-3646
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