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Edward Anthony Delgado-Romero

  • Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Services, College of Education

  • Professor, Department of Counseling and Human Development Services (Counseling Psychology)

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Office Location

G3H Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • Multicultural Psychology
  • Latina/o Psychology
  • Race/Ethnicity

Research Interests

  • Multicultural and Linguistic Competence in Psychology
  • Organizational Development of Ethnic Minority Professional Groups
  • Acculturation
  • Bilingual therapy

Programs of Study


Research Summary

My research interests are in the development of Latinx Psychology and the connections between ethnic minority psychology and other aspects of multicultural psychology. To this end I run an integrated research/service/outreach research program with an emphasis on the provision of services to the Spanish Speaking population of Georgia. I run a Spanish language clinic, La Clinica In LaK'ech that offers bilingual and bicultural counseling to Latinx people in Georgia.

I have chaired 37 students to the Ph.D. since 2002 and although they all have diverse research and practice interests, they are unified with a focus on multicultural competence and social justice.

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I am the Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Services in the College of Education. I am also faculty in the Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services. I am also affiliated faculty with the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute (LACSI) at UGA.

I graduated from Rhodes College with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and from the University of Notre Dame with my Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. I completed my predoctoral internship at Michigan State University, worked as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Florida, and an assistant professor at Indiana University Bloomington. I joined UGA in 2005.

I was one of the founding members of the National Latinx Psychological Association (NLPA) and am a past-president of NLPA (2007-2009) and I am currently an Associate Editor of the _Journal of Latinx Psychology.

My wife, Angie Romero-Shih is an academic advisor and I have five wonderful children: Javier, Isa, Nick, Emma and Guillermo.


Degree Concentration Institution Year
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology University of Notre Dame 1997

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2018 Professional Lifetime Contributions National Latinx Psychological Association
2017 Jenny Penny Oliver Faculty Diversity Award UGA College of Education
2016 Elder/Padrino Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions National Latina/o Psychological Association
2013 Distinguished Career Contributions to Research Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race (Division 45 of the American Psychological Association)
2011 Distinguished Contributions to Public Interest (Early Career) American Psychological Association