Dr. Julii Green, is an Eastern Band Cherokee and African American Assistant Professor and clinician. She has taught for over four years in the Clinical PsyD Dept. at the California School of Professional Psychology/Alliant International University (San Diego). Where she teaches Multicultural Competency & Development, Ethnic Families, and Theories of Personality and Psychopathology: Behavioral/Social Learning. Dr. Green serves as the co-chair for I-MERIT (Inclusive Excellence) for the San Diego Campus. She obtained her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of North Dakota and completed postdoctoral studies at UC Berkeley (School of Public Health, Pacific Inst. for Research & Evaluation) and UCSF (Child Trauma Research Program). Dr. Green is the past president of APA Div. 35 (Society of the Psychology of Women), sec. 6 (Alaska Native/American Indian/Indigenous women) and has worked in community mental health for over 14 years. She conducts research and has published in the following areas: the impact of IPV and friendship qualities, the impact of IPV on Native Americans, health disparities among ethnically diverse populations, gender based stereotypes, and the development of tribe focused research. Additionally, she established a research lab focused on wellness-based approaches to addressing health disparities among ethnically diverse and marginalized populations. Her research lab also conducts studies addressing the recruitment/retention/and matriculation of ethnically diverse graduate psychology students as well as the impact of trauma and racial microaggressions on diverse populations. She is also the Co-PI of the Indigenous based mentorship program, Reservation to Graduation (R2G) in which Native behavioral health students are provided with cultural and educational support in an effort to navigate through their programs.