Faculty Spotlight #20
Stanley Sue, Ph.D.
Stanley Sue is Professor of Psychology at Palo Alto University. He received a B.S. degree from the University of Oregon and the Ph.D. degree in psychology from UCLA. From 1996-2010, he was Professor of Psychology and Asian American Studies at the University of California, Davis; 1981-1996, Professor of Psychology at UCLA, where he was also Associate Dean of the Graduate Division, and 1971-1981, Assistant and Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington.
His research has been devoted to the study of the adjustment of, and delivery of mental health services to, culturally-diverse groups. His work documented the difficulties that ethnic minority groups experience in receiving adequate mental health services and offered directions for providing culturally-appropriate forms of treatment. Dr. Sue has received numerous awards for his research, including the 2003 American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Contributions to Applied Research Award and the 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Psychological Association. He served as the President of the Western Psychological Association in 2010.