Frederick Leong, PhD

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NameFrederick  Leong
TitleAdjunct Professor
DepartmentDepartment of Psychiatry

Staff Profile:

 

Director, Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry
136A Psychology Building
(517) 353-9925, fleong@msu.edu

Frederick T.L. Leong, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and Director of the Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research at Michigan State University. He has authored or co-authored over 150 articles in various psychology journals, 115 book chapters, and also edited or co-edited 12 books. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Counseling (Sage Publications) and the APA Handbook of Mulicultural Psychology (APA Books). Dr. Leong is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), Association for Psychological Science, Asian American Psychological Association and the International Academy for Intercultural Research. His major research interests center around culture and mental health, cross-cultural psychotherapy (especially with Asians and Asian Americans), cultural and personality factors related to career choice and work adjustment. He is past president of APA’s Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues), as well the Asian American Psychological Association and the Division of Counseling Psychology in the International Association of Applied Psychologists. He was the recipient of the APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology and the Stanley Sue Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology from APA’s Division 12. He is the founding Editor of the Asian American Journal of Psychology.