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Research Interests: Audience research, International Communication, Media Flow in the Americas.
Teaching: Communication Theory and Practice, Methods of Inquiry, Mass Communication Theories
Research Interests: Culturally responsive social-emotional and behavioral interventions; Relationship between social-emotional resilency and academic success; Making cultural adaptations to existing evidence-based programs; Family interventions for cultural and linguistically diverse populations; System-wide implementation of culturally responsive social-emotional and academic services for English language learners. Bilingual assessment of ELLs.
Teaching: Graduate Level: Introduction of Counseling and Psychotherapy, Multicultural Issues in Counseling, Child and Adolescent PSychotherapy, Theory and Principles of Psychology Testing, Thesis.
Research Interests: Lexical Access; Bilingual Lexical Processes; Lexical Ambiguity; Literal vs. Non-literal Language Processes; Sentence Processing; Second-language Acquisition; Word recognition; Memory and Information Processing
Teaching: Statistics, Cognitive Psychology, Learning and Memory, Graduate Level: Research Methods, Thesis
Research Interests: Counseling & Psychotherapy Process & Outcome Research; Counseling and Psychotherapy Supervision; Normal Personality Traits; Brief Psychotherapy & Counseling; Initial Interviews & Alliance; Mentoring
Teaching: Psychology of Personality, Graduate Level: Introduction of Counseling and Psychotherapy, Ethical, Legal, & Professional Issues, Psychopathology, Practicum, Internship, Thesis
Research Interests: Social Cognition; Attitudes and Perspective Taking
Teaching: Introduction to Psychology, Social Psychology, Research Methods, Psychology of Personality, Psychology of Human Sexuality, Graduate Level: Thesis
Research Interests: Bilingual Lexical Access, The Mental Lexicon in Second Language Learners and Metaphor Figurative Language Cerebral Asymmetric in Bilingual Processing Acquisition, Storage, and Processing of Idioms in L1 (Native Language) and L2 (Second Foreign Language).
Teaching: Research Methods, Psychology of Language, Psychology of Bilingualism, Foundations of Language, Graduate Level: Cognitive Science, Thesis
Research Interests: Hispanic Counselor Development; Substance Abuse Treatment; Military Family Dynamics.Teaching: Introduction to Psychology, Biological Psychology, Theories and Principles of Psychological testing, Abnormal Psychology, Graduate Level: Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling, Career Counseling and Development, Practicum, Internship
Research Interests:Exploring the Dimensionality of Human Relationships to Places: The Case of International Student Adjustment; Personality in Bilinguals: Cultural Frame Switching.Teaching: Biological Psychology, Psychology of Personality, Psychopathology, Group Counseling & Psychotherapy, Career Counseling and Development, Cultural Aspects of Counseling Clients of Hispanic & Mexican descent.