Derald Wing Sue, Ph.D. is a professor of psychology at Columbia University. He is one of the most cited multicultural scholars in the United States.  He is the author of several books, including Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Overcoming our Racism, and Understanding Abnormal Behavior.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Sue was born in Portland, Oregon to a Chinese American family. He lived in a predominantly White neighborhood, where he reports being bullied and taunted on a regular basis, due to his race.
He was married to his wife Paulina in the 1960s and they have two children- Derald Paul and Marissa.
Professional life[edit | edit source]
In addition to being a professor of psychology at Teachers College, Sue has also served on Bill Clinton's President's Advisory Board on Race in 1996. He has also served as a past president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues, a co-founder and first president of the Asian American Psychological Association, and the president of the Society of Counseling Psychology of the American Psychological Association. 
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