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Richard Suinn
Born (1933-05-08) May 8, 1933 (age 89)
Known forPast president, American Psychological Association; former mayor, Fort Collins, Colorado
Scientific career

Richard M. Suinn (born May 8, 1933) is an American psychologist, a past president of the American Psychological Association (APA) and a former mayor of Fort Collins, Colorado.


Suinn earned an undergraduate degree from Ohio State University and a PhD in counseling psychology from Stanford University. He served on the city council of Fort Collins, Colorado, then he became the city's mayor. He was APA president in 1999.[1] He was the first Asian-American president of the APA.[2] Suinn was also one of the founding members of the Asian American Psychological Association.[3]


  1. ^ Donnelly, Dave (August 24, 1999). "Minority leader". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
  2. ^ Richard Suinn bio APA.org.