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Counseling Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Last Updated: September 2015
Derek Kenji Iwamoto, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Affiliate Faculty, Center for Addiction, Personality, and Emotion Research (CAPER)
Affliate Faculty, Asian American Studies Program
PhD, University of Nebraska-
NIDA Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine
Broadly, the aim of Dr.Iwamoto's research is to address health disparities experienced by traditionally underserved and understudied groups such as African Americans and Asian Americans by 1) identifying socio-
Undergraduates interested in conducting research with Dr.Iwamoto, contact him directly. Dr.Iwamoto will accepting a student for Fall 2014. Interested Counseling graduate students should mention Dr.Iwamoto in their application for admission.
Liu, W. M., Iwamoto, D. K., & Chae, M. (Eds.) (2010). Culturally Responsive Counseling Interventions with Asian American Men. Routledge Press.
Iwamoto, D. K., Corbin, W., & Fromme, K. (2010). Trajectory classes of heavy episodic drinking among Asian American college students. Addiction, 105, 1912-
Iwamoto, D. K. & Liu, W. M. (2010). The impact of racial identity, ethnic identity, Asian values and race-
Iwamoto, D. K., Liao, L.* & Liu, W. M. (2010). Masculine norms, avoidant coping and depressive symptoms among Asian American men. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 11, 15-
Iwamoto, D. K., & Liu, W. M. (accepted). An exploratory model of substance use among Asian American college women. College Student Journal.
Gordon, D., Iwamoto, D.K.,, Ward, N., Potts, R., & Boyd, E. (2009). Mentoring urban Black middle-
Furman, R., Negi, N., Iwamoto, D. K., Shukraft, A.,& Gragg, J. (2009). Social work practice with Latinos: Key issues for social workers. Social Work, 54, 167-
Caldwell, L. D., Tarver, D., Iwamoto, D. K., Herzberg, S., Cerda-
Iwamoto, D. K., Creswell, J. & Caldwell, L. D. (2007). Feeling the beat: The meaning of rap music for ethnically diverse Midwestern college students-
Liu, W. M., & Iwamoto, D.K. (2007). Conformity to masculine norms, Asian values, coping strategies, peer group influences and substance use among Asian American men. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 8, 25-
Partali, N.*, Takamatsu, S.*, & Iwamoto, D.K. (accepted). Substance use and abuse, social class and counseling. In W. Liu (Ed.). Handbook on Social Class and Counseling Psychology. Oxford University Press.
Iwamoto, D.K. (2010). Alcohol abuse and alcohol-
Liu, W. M., Iwamoto, D. K., & Chae, M. (2010). Introduction to Asian American masculinity. In W. Liu, D. Iwamoto, M. Chae (Eds.). Culturally Responsive Counseling Interventions with Asian American Men (pp.1-
Iwamoto, D. K., &. Liu, W. M. (2008). Asian American men and Asianized attribution: Intersections of masculinity, race, and sexuality. In N. Tewari and A. Alvarez (Eds). Asian American Psychology: Current Perspective (pp.211-
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