We are pleased to announce the selection of the following emerging
leaders as AAPA Leadership Fellows for 2011-2012.
Dr. Shihoko Hijioka received her B.A. in Psychology from the New
College of Florida, her M.A. in Psychology and Ph.D. in Clinical
Psychology from the New School for Social Research. She completed her
internship at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Zucker Hillside
Hospital, and is currently an Adjunct Lecturer at the City University
of New York. Dr. Hijioka has past experience in leadership and
service through her contributions as a poster session co-chair for
AAPA annual conventions and a regional representative for AAPA
Division of Students.
Dr. Nellie Tran received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of
California, Los Angeles, and her M.A., and Ph.D. in Community &
Prevention Research in Psychology from the University of Illinois at
Chicago. Dr. Tran is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology
at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. She has past experience
in leadership and service through her contribution as the APA
convention program chair for the Div. 35, Society for the Psychology
of Women, Section V: Psychology of Asian Pacific American Women; a
Volunteer committee co-chair for AAPA conventions; and a Conference
mentor for APA Division 27, Society for Community Research and Action.
We welcome these two promising individual to the AAPA Leadership
Fellows Program and know that they will make wonderful contributions
to AAPA and to the field of multicultural psychology. Look for them at
the convention this year in Washington, D.C.!
Grace Kim, Ph.D. and Sam Wan, Ph.D.
AAPA Leadership Fellows Program Co-Directors; Past Leadership Fellows