E. J. R. David Ph.D.

E. J. R. David

E.J.R. David, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Psychology at the University of Alaska Anchorage, with his primary duties being with the Ph.D. Program in Clinical-Community Psychology that has a rural, cultural, and indigenous emphasis. Dr. David was the 2007 recipient of the American Psychological Association (APA) Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (Division 45) Distinguished Student Research Award "for his significant contribution in psychological research related to ethnic minority populations." In 2012, Dr. David was honored by the APA Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) with the Early Career Award in Research for Distinguished Contributions to the Field of Racial and Ethnic Minority Psychology, citing his "outstanding scientific contributions and the application of this knowledge toward the improved mental and physical well-being of people of color." In 2013, he was also chosen to receive the Asian American Psychological Association Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research. He is the author of Brown Skin, White Minds: Filipino-American Postcolonial Psychology, as well as Internalized Oppression: The Psychology of Marginalized Groups, which highlights the universality of internalized oppression and, at the same time, acknowledges its unique manifestations and implications for various groups such as African-Americans, Latinas/os, Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders, American Indians, Alaska Natives, women, the LGBT community, and people with disabilities. Dr. David was born in the Philippines by Kapampangan parents, and he grew up in Pasay, Las Pinas, Makati, and Barrow, Alaska.

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