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Sue, Derald Wing (1942-): Contributions to Multicultural Psychology and Counseling
Derald Wing Sue is a pioneer and leader of multicultural psychology, counseling, and therapy. He is professor of psychology and education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and contributes extensively to the field through his teaching, publications, research, consultation, and organizational work. Sue graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Oregon State University in 1965 and received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Oregon in 1969. He was formerly professor at California State University East Bay (then California State University Hayward) and at Alliant International University (then California School for Professional Psychology). Sue's extensive body of work has been pivotal in transforming psychology to be inclusive of cultural considerations in multiple domains, including theory, research, education, training, and practice. Sue has been honored numerous times for his contributions and work on multiculturalism and cultural diversity, and he has received awards from many organizations, including the ...