Dr. Landis (Ph.D., General-theoretical Psychology, Wayne State University, 1963) is Affiliate Professor of Psychology at the University of Hawaii (Hilo and Manoa campuses), Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Director Emeritus, Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, University of Mississippi and President, D.K. Research and Consultation Group. He is a past Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Mississippi, Chair of Psychology at Indiana University–Purdue University at Indianapolis and Founder of the Center for Social Development at the University City Science Center in Philadelphia.
Dr. Landis is the author/co-author of over 100 books, articles, technical reports and presentations in areas such as, the measurement of equal opportunity climate in military and other organizations, racial discrimination, perception, statistics, sexual behavior and attitudes, and cross-cultural psychology and training. He is the founding and continuing editor of the International journal of intercultural relations, the co-editor/author of Ethnic conflict (Sage, 1985) and the co-editor/author of Handbook of intercultural training, a three-volume work published by Pergamon Press in 1983. The second edition of the Handbook of Intercultural Training edited by Landis and Bhagat was published in 1996 and a third edition (edited by Landis, Janet Bennett, and Milton Bennett) appeared in 2004.