Dr. Connie Kasari has been elected for the INSAR President-Elect
Connie Kasari, PhD has been elected for the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) President-Elect. Connie Kasari, Ph.D. is Professor of Human Development & Psychology in the Graduate School of Education and Professor of Psychiatry in the Semel Institute of Neuroscience & Human Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Kasari is a founding member of the Center for Autism Research and Treatment at UCLA. She will begin her one-year term as INSAR President-Elect this month followed by a two-year term as INSAR President in May 2021.
INSAR is a scientific and professional organization devoted to advancing knowledge about autism. It was formed in 2001 and is governed by an elected, volunteer Board of Directors who oversee all functions of the Society. Various committees assist the Board in carrying out the INSAR mission. INSAR hosts an annual meeting convened each spring, which is the Society’s scientific meeting, to exchange and disseminate new scientific progress among autism research scientist and their trainees from around the world. INSAR also publishes the Society’s research journal, Autism Research.