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Patricia Arredondo, EdD - Fielding Graduate University. Phoenix, AZ, US

Patricia Arredondo, EdD Patricia Arredondo, EdD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies | Fielding Graduate University


Diversity & Inclusion Expert


-- Senior Advisor for Institutional Initiatives, June 2015-May 2016
-- President, Chicago campus, February 2013-June 2015
-- Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs, July 2013-2014

October 2007 – February 2013
-- Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs 2007 – 2012
-- Administrator for Graduate Education in the Graduate School, 2008 – 2010
-- Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, October 2007 –December 2012 (APA accredited program)

July 1999 – October 2007
-- Joined ASU as an associate professor with tenure in 1999 in the Department of Psychology in Education, Counseling Psychology Program. Three and a half years later, I moved into senior administration assignments.
-- Deputy Vice President/University Dean of Student Affairs, Tempe University Student Initiatives
-- Professor, Counseling and Counseling Psychology, Division of Psychology, College of Education, 2004-2007 (APA Accredited Program)
-- Professor and Program Leader, Counseling and Counseling Psychology, Division of Psychology, College of Education, 2003- 2004

*Leader and author in cultural competency and social justice in counseling and psychology

Industry Expertise (3)


Corporate Training

Writing and Editing

Areas of Expertise (8)


Higher Education Administration

Higher Education

Graduate Education

Faculty Governance in Higher Education

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

Multicultural & Diversity

Accomplishments (7)

Social Justice Leadership Award (professional)

(2016) Roundtable, Teachers College

Leader of Color Award (professional)

(2015) Chicago United

Elder Recognition Award for Distinguished Contributions to Counseling Psychology (professional)


Madrina Award (professional)

(2014) National Latina/o Psychological Association

Henry Tomes Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Psychology (professional)

(2013) American Psychological Association

Lifetime Achievement Award (professional)

(2009) Division 45 of the American Psychological Association

Dean’s Excellence Award for Diversity (professional)

(2004) Arizona State University, College of Education

Education (3)

Boston University: Ed D, Counseling Psychology

Boston College: Ed M, Counseling

Kent State University: BS, Spanish and Journalism

Affiliations (2)

  • American Counseling Association : Past President
  • National Latina/o Psychological Association : Founding President

Languages (1)

  • Spanish

Event Appearances (8)

Opportunities and challenges in higher education administration---the experiences of three counseling psychologists of color

(2011) American Psychological Association Conference  Washington, D.C.

Leadership development from a multicultural-social justice perspective

(2010) American Counseling Association Annual Conference  Pittsburgh, PA

Tracing the genesis and future challenges of the multicultural-social justice competencies movement in the profession

(2010) American Counseling Association Annual Conference  Pittsburgh, PA

Thriving in times of change—a way of life (keynote speech)

(2010) UW-Madison Student Personnel Association  Madison, WI

Presentation to Counselors’ Leadership Institute

(2010) Rio Grande Counseling Association  South Padre Island, TX

Leadership for Cultural Competency and Social Justice

(2009) Presentation for Marquette University  Milwaukee, WI

Speaking Up and OUT: Social Justice Leaders on LGBTQI Issues in Counseling (with Singh, A.A., Butler, K., Hays, D.G., Pickering, D., Ratts, M., and Toporek, R.L. )

(2009). American Counseling Association Conference  Charlotte, NC

Considering Immigrants from Psycho-historical Perspectives

(2009) National Multicultural Summit  New Orleans, LA

Research Grants (1)

NSF academic leadership program for women in STEM

HBCU and Tribal Colleges 


Articles (10)

Culturally Grounded Leadership and The National Latina/o Psychological Association

(2017) The Counseling Psychologist

Miville, M.L., Arredondo, P., Consoli, A.J., Santiago-Rivera, A., Delgado Romero, E., Fuentes, M., Domenech Rodriguez, M.M., Field, L., Cervantes, J.

Journal article

BOOK: Culturally responsive situational counseling with Latinos

(2014) American Counseling Association.

Arredondo, P., Gallardo Cooper, M. & Delgado-Romero, E., Zapata, A.

Alexandria, VA

Pathways to cultural malpractice: Shortcomings in professional psychology education and training programs

(2012) Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

Arredondo, P.

Journal article

Challenges and promises of becoming a culturally competent counselor in a sociopolitical era of change and empowerment

(2008) Journal of Counseling and Development

Arredondo, P., Tovar-Blank, Z., & Parham, T.

Vol. 28, pp. 261-268.

BOOK: Becoming culturally oriented: A practical guide for psychologists

(2007) American Psychological Association

Fouad, N. and Arredondo, P.

Washington, D.C.

Consultation, interdisciplinary and interprofessional relationships: Modeling for the future

(2004) Journal of Clinical Psychology

Arredondo, P. & Shealy, C., Neale, M. and Logan, L.

Vol. 60, pp. 1-14.

Mujeres Latinas-santas y marquesas

(2002) Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology

Arredondo, P.

Vol. 8, pp. 1-12

Operationalization of the multicultural counseling competencies

(1996) Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development

Arredondo, P., Toporek, R., Brown, S. P., Jones, J., Locke, D. C., Sanchez, J., & Stadler, H.

Vol. 24, pp. 42-78

BOOK: Successful diversity management initiatives: A Blueprint for planning and implementation

(1996) Sage

Arredondo, P.

Thousand Oaks

Multicultural competencies and standards: A call to the profession

(1992) Journal of Counseling and Development

Sue, D. W., Arredondo, P., & McDavis, R.

Vol 70, pp. 477- 486