Leading Researcher in Microaggression and Discrimination To Speak at Manhattan College on April 3

Kevin Nadal, Ph.D., a leading researcher in understanding the impacts of microaggressions and discrimination on the mental and physical health of people from marginalized groups, will speak at Manhattan College on Tuesday, April 3 at 12 p.m. in Smith Auditorium.

Kevin Nadal, Ph.D., a leading researcher in understanding the impacts of microaggressions and discrimination on the mental and physical health of people from marginalized groups, will speak at Manhattan College on Tuesday, April 3 at 12 p.m. in Smith Auditorium. The lecture will explore research on classroom and campus climate, and offer strategies for cultivating equitable and inclusive campus communities.

Currently, Nadal is a professor of psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice-City University of New York, and deputy director of the Forensic Mental Health Counseling program. He also has published more than 50 works on multicultural issues in the fields of psychology and education.

Nadal is the author of Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice, Filipino American Psychology: A Collection of Personal Narratives, the forthcoming book That’s So Gay: Microaggressions and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community, and co-editor of Women and Mental Disorders. He also has been featured on The Filipino Channel, PBS, the History Channel, HGTV, Philippine News, and Filipinas Magazine.

The event is open to the public and is sponsored by the College’s student life office in conjunction with the Diversity Committee and the dean of students.