Kevin Nadal

Kevin Nadal
Ph.D.

Nadal at Filipino Film Festival

Born
1978
Santa Clara, CA

Residence
New York City

Nationality
American

Occupation
Professor, author, activist

Title
Professor

Spouse(s)
RJ Kaleohano Mendoza-Nadal

Awards
American Psychological Association 2017 Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest

Website
www.kevinnadal.com

Academic background

Education

Columbia University
Michigan State University
University of California, Irvine

Doctoral advisor
Derald Wing Sue

Academic work

Discipline
Psychology

Sub discipline
Mulitcultural Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Filipino American Studies, Queer Studies

Institutions
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Graduate Center, CUNY

Notable works
Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice, That’s So Gay! Microaggressions and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community

Kevin Nadal (born May 7, 1978) is an author, comedian, and professor of psychology. He is a researcher and leading expert on the effects of discrimination on racial/ ethnic minority people and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. [1] .[2] He has been a guest on O’Reilly Factor on Fox News and a commentator on The History Channel and PBS.[3] He is also a contributor to the Huffington Post and Buzzfeed. He has been featured several times on The Filipino Channel and in Filipinas Magazine. He is the author of several books, including Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice[4] and That’s So Gay! Microaggressions and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community.[5] In 2006, he was named one of the hottest bachelors of People Magazine.[6] He performed his comedy and poetry at the world-famous Nuyorican Poets Cafe and Bowery Poetry Club in New York City. In 2014, Nadal married RJ Mendoza, a community organizer and writer.

Contents

1 Education and academic career
2 Entertainment career
3 Personal life
4 Desperate Housewives controversy
5 Filipino American Psychology
6 Microaggressions Research
7 Awards and Recognitions
8 See also
9 References
10 External links

Education and academic career[edit]
Nadal graduated with his bachelor’s degrees in psychology and political science from the University of California, Irvine. He received a Master’s in counseling from Michigan State University. He received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology