Joseph G. Ponterotto

PhD

Joe Ponterotto

Professor

Counseling Psychology

113 West 60th Street
Room 1016D
212-636-6480
ponterotto@fordham.edu

Dr. Ponterotto is both a licensed psychologist and mental health counselor in New York State, and is the former Associate Editor of the Journal of Counseling Psychology. He currently coordinates the Mental Health Counseling Master’s Degree Program at Fordham University.

Dr. Ponterotto’s primary interest is a passion for teaching Master's and Doctoral students in the counseling psychology field. He teaches from an experiential model and all his classes are highly interactive, demonstration- infused, engaging, and challenging. He also enjoys scholarship and working on research teams with both master's and doctoral students.

Research

Research Interests

Acculturation

Immigration

Multicultural counseling and education

Psychobiography

Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods

Racism

Selected Publications

An active researcher, Dr. Ponterotto has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles.

Ponterotto, J. G. (2012). A psychobiography of Bobby Fischer: Understanding the genius, mystery, and psychological decline of a world chess champion. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, Publisher, LTD

Ponterotto, J. G., Casas, J. M., Suzuki, L. A., & Alexander, C. M. (Eds.). (2010). Handbook of multicultural counseling (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. (Released in September, 2009)

Suzuki, L. A., & Ponterotto, J. G. (Eds.). (2008). Handbook of multicultural assessment: Clinical, psychological, and educational applications (3rd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Ponterotto, J. G., Utsey, S. O., & Pedersen, P. B. (2006). Preventing Prejudice: A guide for counselors, educators, and parents (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Roysircar, G., Arredondo, P., Fuertes, J. N., Ponterotto, J. G., & Toporek, R. L. (Eds.) (2003). Multicultural counseling competencies 2003. Alexandria, VCA: American Counseling Association.

Ponterotto, J. G., Casas, J. M., Suzuki, L. A., & Alexander, C. M. (Eds.). (2001). Handbook of multicultural counseling (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Suzuki, L. A., Ponterotto, J. G., & Meller, P. (Eds.). (2001). Handbook of multicultural assessment: Clinical, psychological, and Educational applications (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Sue, D.W., Carter, R.T., Casas, J.M., Fouad, N.A., Ivey, A.E., Jensen, M., LaFromboise, T., Manese, J.E., Ponterotto, J.G., & Vazquez-Nutall, E. (1998). Multicultural counseling competencies: Individual, professional and organizational development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Suzuki, L.A., Meller, P., & Ponterotto, J.G. (Eds.). (1996). Multicultural assessment: Clinical, psychological, and educational applications. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Ponterotto, J.G., Casas, J.M., Suzuki, L.A., & Alexander, C.M. (Eds.). (1995) Handbook of multicultural counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ponterotto, J.G., & Pedersen, P.B. (1993). Preventing prejudice: A guide for counselors and educators. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ponterotto, J.G., & Casas, J.M. (1991). Handbook of racial/ethnic minority counseling research. Springfield, Ill. : Charles C. Thomas.

Ponterotto, J.G., Lewis, D., & Bullington, R. (Eds.). (1990). Affirmative action on campus. San Francisco: Jossey - Bass.

Courses

Dr. Ponterotto teaches regularly courses in multicultural counseling, psychological measurement and assessment, career counseling, history of psychology, and quantitative and qualitative research methods.