APA Council Representative Biography

Arpana G. Inman, Ph.D. 
Pronouns: She/Her
Term: 2021-2023

Arpana G. Inman, Ph.D. is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Inman was the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and professor in the Counseling Psychology Program (2002-2020) at Lehigh University’s College of Education. Dr. Inman is a nationally recognized scholar in the areas of South Asian Psychology, International Issues in Psychology and Multicultural Supervision & Training. She recently co-hosted the first DVD series on Supervision Models published by American Psychological Association. She has presented nationally and internationally in these areas. She is the recipient of the Janet E. Helms Award for Mentorship and Scholarship from Teachers College, Columbia University, the Distinguished Contributions Award from the Asian American Psychological Association, the Distinguished Contributions to the Science and Profession of Psychology for her scholarship on South Asian Issues, from the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, the Excellent Contributions Award from the International Section of the Society of Counseling Psychology and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Asian American Psychological Association. She has held numerous leadership roles in several national organizations and is Past President of Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.