Kevin L. Nadal

Kevin L. Nadal

Associate Professor
Phone number: 
212.237.8795
Room number: 
10.65.10 NB

Education

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

Bio

Dr. Kevin received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College- Columbia University. His 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 was awarded the Early Career Contributions to Excellence by the Asian American Psychological Association and the Emerging Researcher Award from the American Psychological Association Division 45: Society for the Study of Psychological Issues Culture, Ethnicity and Race. Dr. Nadal is also the Executive Director of CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center, as well as the President-Elect of the Asian American Psychological Association.

Publications

Books

Nadal, K. L. and Filipino American National Historical Society Metropolitan New York Chapter (2015). Filipinos in New York City. Mount Pleasant, SC.

Nadal, K. L. (2013). That’s So Gay! Microaggressions and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community. Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

Nadal, K. L. (2011). Filipino American psychology: A Handbook of theory, research, and clinical practice. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Lundberg- Love, P., Nadal, K. L., & Paludi, M. A. (Eds.) (2011). Women and Mental Disorders. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Nadal, K. L. (2010) (Ed.). Filipino American psychology: A Collection of personal narratives. Bloomington, IN: Author House Publishing.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Nadal, K. L., Wong, Y., Griffin, K. E., Davidoff, K., & Sriken, J. (2014). The Adverse impact of racial microaggressions on college students' self-esteem.  Journal of College Student Development, 55(4), 462-474.

Nadal, K. L., Mazzula, S. L., Rivera, D. P., & Fuji-Doe, W. (2014). Microaggressions and Latina/o Americans: An Analysis of Nativity, Gender, and Ethnicity
. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 2(2), 67–78.

Nadal, K. L., Davidoff, K. C., Davis, L. S., & Wong, Y. (2014). Emotional, behavioral, and cognitive reactions to microaggressions: Transgender perspectives. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 1(1), 72-81.

Nadal, K. L., Griffin, K. E., Wong, Y., Hamit, S., & Rasmus, M. (2014). Racial microaggressions and mental health: Counseling clients of color. Journal of Counseling and Development. 92(1), 57-66.

Nadal, K. L., Davidoff, K. C., & Fujii-Doe, W. (2014).  Transgender Women and the Sex Work Industry: Roots in Systemic, Institutional, and Interpersonal Discrimination. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 15 (2), 169 - 183.

Nadal, K. L., & Corpus, M. J. H. (2013). “Tomboys” and “baklas”: Experiences of lesbian and gay Filipino Americans. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 4 (3), 166-175.

Nadal, K. L. Sriken, J., Davidoff, K., Wong, Y., & McLean, K. (2013). Microaggressions within families: Experiences of multiracial and multiethnic people. Family Relations, 62, 190-201.

David, E. J., & Nadal, K. L. (2013).  The Colonial Context of Filipino American Immigrants’ Psychological Experiences.  Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19(3), 298- 309.

Nadal, K. L., Griffin, K. E., Hamit, S., Leon, J., Tobio, M., & Rivera, D. P. (2012). Subtle and Overt Forms of Islamophobia: Microaggressions toward Muslim Americans. Journal of Muslim Mental Health, 6(2), 16-37.

Nadal, K. L., Escobar, K. M., Prado, G., David, E. J. R. & Haynes, K. (2012). Racial microaggressions and the Filipino American Experience: Recommendations for counseling and development.  Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 40, 156-173.

Nadal, K. L., Skolnik, A., & Wong, Y. (2012). Interpersonal and systemic microaggressions: Psychological impacts on transgender individuals and communities. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 6(1), 55-82.

Nadal, K. L. (2011). The Racial and Ethnic Microaggressions Scale (REMS): Construction, reliability, and validity. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58(4), 470–480.

Nadal, K. L. Issa, M., Leon, J., Meterko, V., Wideman, M., & Wong, Y. (2011). Sexual orientation microaggressions: “Death by a thousand cuts” for lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth. Journal of LGBT Youth, 8(3), 1-26.

Nadal, K. L., Wong, Y., Griffin, K., Sriken, J., Vargas, V., Wideman, M., & Kolawole, A. (2011). Microaggressions and the Multiracial experience.  International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1(7), 36-44.

Nadal, K. L., Wong, Y., Issa, M., Meterko, V., Leon, J., & Wideman, M. (2011). Sexual orientation microaggressions: Processes and coping mechanisms for lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 5(1), 21-46.

Nadal, K. L., Pituc, S. T., Johnston, M. P., Esparrago, T. (2010). Overcoming the Model Minority Myth: Experiences of Filipino American graduate students. Journal of College Student Development, 51(6), 1-13.

Nadal, K. L. (2008). Preventing racial, ethnic, gender, sexual minority, disability, and religious microaggressions: Recommendations for promoting positive mental health. Prevention in Counseling Psychology: Theory, Research, Practice and Training, 2(1), 22-27.

Nadal, K. L. (2008). A Culturally competent classroom for Filipino Americans. Multicultural Perspectives, 10(3), 1-6.

Sue, D. W., Capodilupo, C. M., Nadal, K. L., & Torino, G. C. (2008). Racial microaggressions and the power to define reality. The American Psychologist, 63(4), 277-279.

Sue, D. W., Nadal, K. L., Capodilupo, C. M., Lin, A. I., Rivera, D. P., & Torino, G. C. (2008). Racial Microaggressions against Black Americans: Implications for counseling. Journal of Counseling and Development, 86(3), 330-338.

Sue, D. W., Capodilupo, C. M., Torino, G. C., Bucceri, J. M., Holder, A. M., Nadal, K. L., & Esquilin, M. E. (2007). Racial microaggressions in everyday life: Implications for counseling. The American Psychologist, 62(4), 271-286.

Sue, D. W., Bucceri, J. M., Lin, A. I., Nadal, K. L., & Torino, G. C. (2007). Racial microaggressions and the Asian American experience. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13(1), 72-81.

Nadal, K. L. (2004). Pilipino American identity model. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 32(1), 44-61.

Nadal, K. L. (2000). F/Pilipino American Substance Abuse: Sociocultural Factors and Methods of Treatment. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 46(2), 26-36.

 

Research

Dr. Nadal's research has focused on the following topics:

  • Multicultural Issues in Psychology
  • Microaggressions
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • Filipino American Issues
  • Asian American Issues
  • Intersectional Identities
  • LGBTQ Issues in the Criminal Justice System
  • Racial/Cultural issues in the Criminal Justice System

Expertise

Multicultural Psychology, Microaggressions, Racial and Ethnic Minority Mental Health, LGBT Issues, Forensic Mental Health Counseling

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