Andrew G Ryder Ph.D.
Andrew G. Ryder, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Psychology at Concordia University, where he directs the Culture, Health, and Personality Lab as part of the university's Centre for Clinical Research in Health. He is also an affiliated researcher in the Culture and Mental Health Research Unit at the Jewish General Hospital. Dr. Ryder received his B.Sc. in psychology from the University of Toronto in 1997 and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of British Columbia in 2005, and he has been on faculty at Concordia ever since. He conducts research on: (1) emotional disorders in East Asian societies, with a special focus on depression in China; (2) the mental health and well-being of migrants in Montreal; and (3) best practices for the integration of cultural and clinical perspectives in psychology. In addition to his work as a researcher and lecturer, Dr. Ryder is a licensed clinical psychologist in the province of Quebec.