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"Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage"
Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Public Library Main Branch, 12 noon - 1 PM

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are one of the fastest growing groups of immigrants in America yet possibly the most misunderstood. People from Asia have had an important role in the development of this country (e.g., U.S. Secretary of Energy - Dr. Steven Chu; U.S. Former Secretary of Labor - Elaine Chao; and others such as Apolo Ohno, Jeremy Lin, Michelle Kwan, etc.). What are some of the contributions Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made to the culture in America?

Choi, K. (2014). Asian American & Pacific Islander heritage. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (DMA) and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC), Youngstown, OH.

Pusateri, C., Protivnak, J. J., Paylo, J. M., & Choi, K. (in progress). College Counseling and Appalachia.

International Students/Scholars & Third Culture Kids

Global Perspectives: International Student Support Groups, Spring 2013-Spring 2014:

Choi, K., & Protivnak, J. J. (submitted to The Professional Counselor Journal). International student support groups: Cultivating experiential knowledge and skills in multiculturalism for graduate counseling students.

Choi, K., & Luke, M. (2011). A Phenomenological approach to understanding early adult friendships of Third Culture Kids. Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling. 1(1), 47-60.

Choi, K., Luke, M., & Bernard, J. M. (in review). Being connected: A friendship comparison among U.S., international, and third culture college students. In S. Benjamin & F. Dervin (Ed.), Beyond "Third Culture Kids". Cambridge: Polity.

Choi, K., Bernard, J. M., & Luke, M. (2013). Characteristics of friends of female college: Third Culture Kids. Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy. DOI: 10.1080/21507686.2013.779931.

Choi, K., Chung Kwan Fan, M., & Pusateri, C. (in progress). A cultural formulation approach to college counseling with queer international students.

Choi, K., Pusateri, C., & Moletta, N. (in progress). Differences in dimensions of career motivation between foreign-born and U.S. born faculty in the United States.