Milton A. Fuentes, professor and coordinator of Undergraduate Advising for Psychology, was recently elected to Fellow status in the American Psychological Association, Division 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race. This division encourages research on ethnic minority issues and the application of psychological knowledge to ethnic minority issues and promotes public welfare through research and encourages professional relationships among psychologists who share these concerns and interests.
Fellow status is an honor bestowed upon APA members, upon the recommendation and consideration of the APA Fellows Committee and the APA Board of Directors, who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology. Fellow status requires that a person’s work has had a national impact on the field of psychology beyond a local, state or regional level.
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