This episode is a conversation between Andre Koen and Derald Wing Sue, Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Recorded approximately 01/25/2017.
Topics: Micro aggressions, implicit vs. explicit bias
Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_lQNI9T6vs
Sue obtained his bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University, and then a MS and PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Oregon.After completing his degree, he became a counselor at the University of California, Berkeley counseling center, and was known as the counselor who supported Asian American students. During his time at Berkeley, he conducted mental health studies on Asian Americans, which then led him to coauthor two books: A Theory of Multicultural Counseling and Therapy and Understanding Abnormal Behavior.
In 1972, Sue and his brother Stanley, cofounded the Asian American Psychological Association. Sue was the founding president of the organization.
In 1981, Sue published Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice. In addition to being a professor of psychology at Teachers College, he served on Bill Clinton’s President’s Advisory Board on Race in 1996. He served as a past president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues, and the president of the Society of Counseling Psychology of the American Psychological Association. Along with Melba J. T. Vasquez and Rosie Bingham, he co-founded the National Multicultural Conference and Summit in 1999.
He has written over 150 publications on various topics such as multicultural counseling and psychotherapy, psychology of racism and antiracism, cultural diversity, cultural competence, and multicultural organizational development, but more specifically, multicultural competencies and racial microaggressions.https://world-trust.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/7-Racial-Microagressions-in-Everyday-Life.pdf