Alison Cerezo

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Alison Cerezo |
Adjunct Professor

acerezo@alliant.edu
Professional Interests
Positive youth development and cultural adjustment for adolescents of color and LGBT adolescents; prevention of problem behaviors that impede school completion such as substance use and negative peer networks; school climate and school-based mental health services
Bio

Alliant International University has a notable history of distinguished faculty who are thought leaders and innovators in their fields. Each and every member of the Alliant faculty strives to continue this legacy while preparing their students to join their ranks as leaders in their field.

 

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Education
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Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Oregon
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M.A., General Psychology, Research Emphasis, CSU Los Angeles
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B.A., Psychology & Women's Studies, UCLA
Courses
Introductory Statistics & Research Design, Ethical and Clinical Issues, Diversity Focus - Race Relations
Publications
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2015

Cerezo, A., & Pea, D. (Accepted). Feminism as Cultural Validation: Connecting Latinas to Graduate Psychology Training. Women in Therapy.
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2014

Cerezo, A., & McWhirter, B.T. (In press). A Pilot Evaluation of the LEEP Project: A Program to Improve Latina/o Student Success and Persistence in College. College Student Journal.
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2014

Cerezo, A., Connor, M., Lyda, J., Beristianos, M., & Enriquez, A. (In press). African American and Latino Men Share Recommendations for an Improved Campus Environment. Journal of College Counseling
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2013

Cerezo, A., & Chang, T. (2013). Latino Achievement at Predominately White Universities: The Importance of Culture and Ethnic Community. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 12, 72-85. doi: 10.1177/1538192712465626
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2012

Cerezo, A., Lyda, J., Beristianos, M., Enriquez, A., & Connor, M., (2012). Latino Men in College: Giving Voice to their Struggles and Triumphs. Psychology of Men and Masculinity. doi: 10.1037/a0029646
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2012

Walloch, J., Cerezo, A., & Heide, F. (2012). Utilizing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Address Eating Disorder Symptomatology in Gay Men. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 6, 257-273. doi: 10.1080/15538605.2012.725648
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2009

Cerezo, A., O'Neil, M.E., & McWhirter, B.T. (2009). Counseling Latina/o Students from an Ecological Perspective: The Case of Peter. Journal of College Counseling, Volume 12(2), 170-181.
doi: 10.1002/j.2161-1882.2009.tb00114.x
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2008

O'Neil, M.E., McWhirter, E.H, & Cerezo, A. (2008). Transgender Identities and Gender Variance in Vocational Psychology: Recommendations for Practice, Social Advocacy, and Research. Journal of Career Development, 34(3), 286-308.
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