Kenneth Monteiro

editor51Ken Monteiro
Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies
Education : Ph.D.

Dr. Kenneth Monteiro is the Dean of the College of the College of Ethnic Studies, the only College of Ethnic Studies in the nation; former University Dean of Human Relations; and, Professor and former chair of the Psychology Department at San Francisco State University.

Before teaching at San Francisco State, he was on faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and at Rutgers University at New Brunswick. Dr. Monteiro received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in Experimental Psychology with a specialization in Cognitive Psychology, and his bachelor’s degree (A.B.) in psychology form Dartmouth College.

He has published in a range of areas including emotion and memory, culture and thought; ethnic, gender and sexual identity; and academic and reading achievement for African, Asian and Latino youth. His edited text, Ethnicity and Psychology: African, Asian, Latino and Native American Psychologies, has been used nationally to bridge Ethnic Studies and Psychology courses addressing these communities.

Ethnicity and Psychology Student Guide For (African, Asian, Latino and Native American Psychologies)