Psi Alpha Omega Resources

The following is a list of mentors, their area of mentorship, ethnic affiliation, institutional affiliation, phone number, and email.  Remember, these individuals are giving up their valuable time in providing the mentorship opportunities.  They are quite busy and they might take a day or two to get back with you.  New mentors are added often so please check back frequently.

Beth Boyd, Ph.D.

“The Minorty Female Graduate Student”

American Indian

President of Division 45 of the American Association and Disaster Mental Health Institute, Psychology Department

University of South Dakota
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD  57069

(605) 677-5353

Lydia Buki, Ph.D.

“Getting Into Graduate School”


Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, Associate Professor, College of Medicine, OB-GYN, Affiliate, Latina/o Studies Program, Affiliate, Department of Educational Psychology

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign  61820

(217) 265-5491

Edward Delgado-Romero, Ph.D.

“Dealing Productively with Racism and Prejudice in Graduate School”


Associate Professor, Department of Counseling and Human Development Services

402 Aderhold Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA  30602

(706) 542-0500

Y. Evie Garcia, Ph.D.

“APA’s Diversity Initiative:  What it Means for Students”


Associate Professor, Educational Psychology,

Northern Arizona University
15601 N. 28th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ  85053

(602) 728-9508

Gordon C. Nagayama Hall, Ph.D.

  “Navigating Academia for the Ethnic Student”


Department of Psychology

1227 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR  97403

(541) 346-4969

Bertha Holliday, Ph.D.

“What APA Has to Offer to the Ethnic Minority Student”

African American

Senior Director, Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs Director,

The American Psychological Association
750 First St., NE
Washington, DC  20002.

(202) 336-6029

Joseph Horvat, Ph.D.

“Psi Alpha Omega”

American Indian

President, JJHTECHNO

871 East 3550 North
Ogden, UT  84414

(801) 782-0333

Su Yeong Kim, Ph.D.

“Adolescent Development in Asian and Latino families”


Human Development and Family Sciences

University of Texas at Austin
One University Station, A2700
Austin, TX 78703

(512) 471-5524

Gisela Lin, Ph.D.

“Preparing for your first job:  Looking Ahead”


Univesity Student Counseling Service

Texas A&M University
Mail Stop 1263
College Station, TX 77843-1263
(979) 845-4427

Jeffery Mio, Ph.D.

“Presenting Yourself in an Academic Job Interview”


Psychology and Sociology Department

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 W. Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768

(909) 869-3899

Eduardo Morales, Ph.D.

“The Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Graduate Student”


Professor of Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology- SF Campus Alliant International University and Executive Director of AGUILAS, An HIV Prevention Program for Latino Gay/Bisexual Men in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA  94133-1221

(415) 558-8403

Brian Ragsdale, Ph.D.

“Starting a Private Practice” And “The Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Graduate Student”

African American

Dr. Brian Ragsdale and Associates, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

203 N. Wabash Avenue
Suite 2106
Chicago, Illinois  60601-2418.

(312) 551-9300

Geneva Reynaga-Abiko, Psy.D.

“The difference between a Psy.D., Ph.D., and Ed.D.”


Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Director of Diversity Education and Multicultural Training

Colorado School of Professional Psychology
Colorado Springs, CO  80903

(877) 442-0505

Melanie M. Domenech Rodriguez, Ph.D.

“Becoming a researcher of color”


Associate Professor, Psychology Department

Utah State University
2810 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322.

(435) 797-3059

David Rollock, Ph.D.

“Preparing for Clinical Internship”

African American

Department of Psychological Sciences

Purdue University
703 Third Street
Rm. PSYC 1138B
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081.

(765) 494-6977

Rebecca Toporek, Ph.D.

“Privilege and advocacy: Striving to be anti-racism and anti-oppression psychologists”

Department of Counseling

San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA  94132

(415) 338-6758

American Psychological Association

United States Department of Education List of Postsecondary Minority Institutions

League of United Latin American Citizens

Diversity Groups of Color in Psychology

National Institute of Health

Research Centers in Minority Institutions Program


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