Nancy Gonzales

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Nancy Gonzales
ASU Foundation Professor
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ASU Foundation Professor, Department of Psychology (Clinical), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education   PhD, University of Washington, 1992

Research Interests | Dr. Gonzales examines cultural and contextual influences on social, academic and psychological development of youth across the lifespan. The aims of this work are to translate finding into community-based intervention that are effective at promoting successful adaptation and reducing social inequalities and health disparities for high-risk populations.

Recent Research Publications

Selected Honors and Appointments | Dr. Gonzales is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and a recipient of the Jeffrey S. Tanaka Memorial Dissertation Award (1992) from the American Psychological Association. In 2004, she was named Women and Philanthropy Dean’s Distinguished Professor and received the Allen Edwards Endowed Lectureship in Psychology from the University of Washington.  Dr. Gonzales is also the recipient of the Victoria Foundation's 2011 Eugene Garcia Outstanding Latino/a Faculty Research in Higher Education Award and the 2013 Bennett Lectureship in Prevention Science from Penn State University. 

Websites | Culture and Prevention Research LabREACH Institute

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