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Milton Fuentes

Professor, Psychology

Dickson Hall 249
BA, Saint Peters College
MA, Montclair State University
PsyM, Rutgers University
PsyD, Rutgers University
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Dr. Milton A. Fuentes received his MA in psychology with a Latinx psychology focus from Montclair State University and his doctorate in clinical psychology from Rutgers University. He completed a pre-doctoral fellowship in clinical and community psychology at Yale University and secured post-doctoral training in epidemiology at Columbia University. He is the 2012 President of the National Latinx Psychological Association. Dr. Fuentes has also served as an ethnic minority delegate to the America Psychological Association’s (APA) Council of Representatives and as a member of APA’s Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest, APA’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs, and the APA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Collaborative. Dr. Fuentes’ research and clinical interests are in the areas of Latinx, multicultural, and family psychology; program development; pedagogy; and motivational enhancement. He serves as a consultant to institutions of higher education, community-based agencies, and corporate clients, including the Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology. After engaging in an extensive and competitive application process and completing the relevant forum training, he secured membership in the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. Dr. Fuentes is currently a professor in the psychology department at Montclair State University as well as a licensed psychologist in New Jersey and New York.

Student Hours: Tuesdays, 1:00-3:30 PM EST; Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00 PM EST. No appointment necessary; just drop in physically or virtually.

Office: 249, Dickson Hall
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“Every moment is an organizing moment, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world” (Dolores Huerta)


Dr. Fuentes’ research interests are in the areas of Latinx psychology, diversity science, child/ family psychology, EDI-informed pedagogy and motivational interviewing.

Office Hours


1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
No appointment necessary; just drop in physically (DI 249) or virtually (
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
No appointment necessary; just drop in physically (DI 249) or virtually (