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Nadal, Kevin L.

Associate Professor


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2008    PhD Counseling Psychology, Teachers College- Columbia University
2007    MPhil Counseling Psychology, Teachers College- Columbia University
2002    MA Counseling, Michigan State University
2000    BA Psychology, University of California- Irvine
2000    BA Political Science, University of California- Irvine

Kevin L. Nadal is an Associate Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice - City University of New York. He is also currently the Executive Director of CLAGS: The Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center. Before joining the faculty at John Jay, Dr. Nadal has worked in several clinical settings in New York City, including Pace University Counseling Center, the LGBT Center, Manhattan Psychiatric Center, Fordham University Counseling Center, and the Center of Educational and Psychological Services. He has also worked at various colleges and universities in student services and multicultural affairs, including LaGuardia Community College (CUNY), Columbia University, and Michigan State University. Dr. Nadal's research has focused primarily on multicultural issues in 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/queer (LGBTQ) individuals. He is also considered one of the leading experts on Filipino American mental health and is currently the President-Elect o the Asian American Psychological Association.  He has received many awards, including the Early Career Contributions to Excellence by the Asian American Psychological Association and the Emerging Professional Award for Research by the American Psychological AssociationDivision 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues.


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