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Tina Richardson

Tina Richardson, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
One Drexel Plaza
3001 Market Street
Room 114


Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of Maryland

Research Interests:

  • Minority student development (e.g., recruitment, retention, racial identity, the imposter phenomena)
  • Multicultural competence
  • The impact of international experiences abroad on personal and professional development for educators and students

Professional Experience:

  • Goodwin College of Professional Studies, Drexel University (2011-present)
    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Education
  • Lehigh University (2010-11)
    Special Assistant to the Provost for ADVANCE Initiatives
  • George Washington University (2009-10)
    American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow, Academic Affairs
  • Lehigh University (1996-2011)
    Associate Professor, Counseling Psychology
  • Lafayette College (1993-98)
    Adjunct Faculty, Black Studies Program
  • Lehigh University (1991-95)
    Affiliate Staff, University Counseling Center
  • Lehigh University (1991-96)
    Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology Program
  • Kansas State University (1990 – 91)
    Senior Staff Psychologist


  • Chavez, M., Roca-Hachem, R., Goodman, A., Uthop, T., & Richardson, T.Q. (October 2010). Department of Public Information Briefing: Promoting Diversity of World Cultures and the Links that Unite Them. United Nations, New York.
  • Gisolo, G., Richardson, T.Q., & Streahle, D. (October 2011). Global Citizenship Using VALUE Rubrics to Assess Social Responsibility in Intercultural Contexts. Network Work for Academic Renewal Conference. American Association of Colleges and Universities, Long Beach, CA.
  • Richardson, T.Q., Beverly, C., & Price, T. (2011, August). Symposium: African American Faculty and Administrator Success in Academia: Navigating Higher Education Institutions. American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C.
  • Hamos, A., Leon-Garcia, F., Richardson, T.Q., Hiskes, A., & Olson, C. (March 2011). ACE Panel Discussion: Leadership Development for International and Global Engagement. Leaders in International Education 2011 Conference. Association International Education Administrators. San Francisco, CA.



  • Richardson, T.Q. (2006). Ethnicity. Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration, Vol. 2, 356-358. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Silvestri, T.J., & Richardson, T.Q. (2001). The relationship between white racial identity attitudes and neuroticism, extraversion, openness, and agreeableness. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 79(1), 68-76.
  • Constantine, M.G., Richardson, T.Q., Benjamin, E.M., & Wilson, J.W. (1998). An overview of black racial identity theories: current limitations and considerations. Applied and Preventive Psychology: Current Scientific Perspectives. Applied and Preventive Psychology, 7(2), 95-99.


  • Richardson, T.Q., Bethea, A.R., Williamson-Taylor, C.E. & Hayling, C. (2009). African and Afro-Caribbean American Identity Development. Handbook of Multicultural Counseling. New York: Sage.
  • Richardson, T. Q., & Fry, E.E. (2004). Racial-cultural practice: An integrative approach to white racial identity assessment. Handbook of racial cultural psychology and counseling. NY: Wiley & Sons.
  • Richardson, T. Q., & Jacob, E. J. (2002). Contemporary issues in multicultural counseling: Training competent counselors. In J. Trusty, E. J. Looby, & D. S. Sandhu (Eds.), Multicultural counseling: Context, theory and practice, and competence. Huntington, NY: Nova Science.
  • Richardson, T.Q., & Silvestri, T. (1999). White identity formation: a developmental process. In R.H. Sheets & E. Hollins (Ed.), Racial-ethnic identity and human development: implications for schooling. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.