Kevin L. Nadal received his Ph.D. in CounselingPsychology from Teachers College- Columbia University. He was hired as afull-time Assistant Professor at John Jay College in 2008, but has been anAdjunct Lecturer at the college since 2006. Before joining the faculty at JohnJay, Dr. Nadal has worked in several clinical settings in New York City,including Pace University Counseling Center, the LGBT Center, ManhattanPsychiatric Center, Fordham University Counseling Center, and the Center ofEducational and Psychological Services. He has also worked at various collegesand universities in student services and multicultural affairs, including LaGuardia Community College (CUNY), Columbia University, and Michigan StateUniversity. Dr. Nadal's research has focused primarily on multicultural issuesin psychology, particularly on understanding impacts of microaggressions(subtle forms of discrimination) on the mental health of people of color,women, and lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) individuals. He is alsoconsidered one of the leading experts on Filipino American mental health. He was awarded the Early Career Contributionsto Excellence by the Asian American Psychological Association and the EmergingProfessional Award for Research by the American Psychological AssociationDivision 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues.