Sumie Okazaki

Sumie Okazaki

Sumie Okazaki is a Professor of Applied Psychology and the director of Counseling Psychology doctoral program at New York University. Prof. Okazaki conducts research on the impact of immigration and race (i.e., racism, racial identity, racialization) on Asian and Asian American adolescents and emerging adults within local and transnational contexts. She has co-edited three books: South Korea’s Education Exodus: The Life and Challenges of Early Study Abroad (in press; with Adrienne Lo, Soo-Ah Kwon, & Nancy Abelmann), Asian American Psychology: The Science of Lives in Context (2002; with Gordon C. N. Hall) and Asian American Mental Health: Assessment Theories and Methods (2002; with Karen Kurasaki and Stanley Sue). She is currently the President of Asian American Psychological Association and has served as an Associate Editor of the journal Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology (2004-2011).