Multicultural Psychology: Understanding Our Diverse Communities, Third Edition, combines quantitative and qualitative research with anecdotal material to examine an array of multicultural issues and capture the richness of diverse cultures.
The text focuses on such compelling topics as differences in worldviews, communication, racial and cultural identity development, racism, and immigration. Other issues covered in the text include gender, sexuality, age, and ability. The authors provide a strong, vivid, and personal voice to the text, richly populating it with anecdotes from themselves, their students, and other contributors, and using them as central points around which to build their case for multicultural issues based on science.
Dr. Jeffery Scott Mio is a professor in the Psychology and Sociology Department at California State Polytechnic University, Ponoma, where he also serves as the Director of the M.S. in Psychology program. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Chicago, in 1984. Dr. Mio has taught multicultural psychology since 1986. He is a Fellow in Division 2 (Society for the Teaching of Psychology) and Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Ethinic Minority Issues) of the American Psychological Association, as well as a Fellow of the Asian American Psychological Association and the Western psychological Association.
Dr. Lori A. Barker is a professor in the Psychology and Sociology Department at California State Polytechnic University, Ponoma. Dr. Barker is a licensed clinical psychologist and also works part-time as the Administrative Director of the Cal Poly Pomona, Ennis W. Cosby, Child and Family Services Friendmobile. Dr. Barker received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from UCLA. Jaydee Santos Tumambing graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Ponoma, in 2003 with her M.S. in Psychology, specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is now in private practice in the Los Angeles area.