THE QUINTESSENCE SERIES – Interview with Dr. Joseph Ponterotto

The quintessence series spotlights the work of counseling psychologists involved in interdisciplinary and international settings. This interview series follows the journey and contributions of professionals, students, and trainees who are dedicating their careers to applying counseling psychology values in diverse settings. This series introduces counseling psychology students to a wide range of career paths in addition to academia and practice. The quintessence series was created by Urvi Paralkar.


This month, the quintessence series spotlights the work of Dr. Joseph Ponterotto. Dr. Joseph Ponterotto is a professor at Fordham University and a licensed psychologist in the state of New York. Dr. Ponterotto’s research interests are in the areas of acculturation, immigration, multicultural counseling and education, racism, and psychobiography. As an educator and researcher, he values and adopts an interdisciplinary approach.

Click HERE to see a dynamic info-graphic that spotlight’s Dr. Ponterotto’s prevention and health promotion endeavors.

Dr. Ponterotto’s publications can be accessed here: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joseph-Ponterotto-2

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