Kelley Haynes-Mendez

Multicultural psychology, Cultural Humility, Global Education
Psychologist, USA

Dr. Kelley Haynes-Mendez has more than 20 years of academic and clinical experience specialising in multicultural psychology, cultural humility, and global education. Dr. Haynes-Mendez received a PsyD degree in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, USA, and is a licensed clinical psychologist. She has worked at the American Psychological Association and contributed to faculty development programs in collaboration with the United Nations established University for Peace, Centre for Executive Education in Costa Rica.

Dr. Haynes-Mendez served as Vice President for Diversity and International Relations at the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (USA) where she received a presidential citation for her “forward and innovative” work. Dr. Haynes-Mendez is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, an honor bestowed upon members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology.

Dr. Haynes-Mendez was associate professor of psychology at the Chicago School for Professional Psychology where she chaired the Diversity Advisory Board and was selected as a member of the President’s Diversity Advisory Council. Her scholarship and academic interests have included topics of diversity, intersectionality, nondiscrimination, and teaching for global citizenship in higher education.

Develop your teaching with Kelley Haynes-Mendez
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What is Cultural Humility?: An Interview with Kelly Haynes-Mendez
by James M. Lang, Kelley Haynes-Mendez
In this video, James M Lang talks to Kelley Haynes-Mendez about cultural humility and how to apply it in the classroom.
Video discussion
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Applying Cultural Humility In Your Classroom
by Kelley Haynes-Mendez

Cultural humility is an essential skill for cultivating openness and understanding of diverse cultures, which enhances educator-student relationships and engagement.