Lizette Ojeda, PhD
Licensed Psychologist, Educational Psychology
Office#: 710 EPSY Department Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4225
Office Phone: (979) 845-8608
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Other Title: Licensed Psychologist
Primary Emphasis Area: Counseling Psychology
Vita: View Document
Web Site: http://people.cehd.tamu.edu/~lojeda/
Short Bio
Dr. Lizette Ojeda received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology with a minor in Multicultural Psychology from the internationally recognized and top-ranked program at the University of Missouri. She is recognized for her research on career development, academic persistence, diversity & gender issues, and positive psychological functioning.
Broader Impact
Dr. Lizette Ojeda is available for consultation and for speaking engagements in her areas of expertise on career development, academic achievement, diversity & gender issues, and mental health.
Research Interests
Academic Persistence among Latino High School & College Students
Career Development & Decision Making
Latino Men's Gender Role Stress & Mental Health
Life Satisfaction, Self-Efficacy, Positive Psychology
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Lopez-Cevallos, D. F., Gonzalez, P., Bethel, J. W., Casta[241][241]eda, S. F., Isasi, C. R., Penedo, F. J., Ojeda, L., Davis, S.M., Chirinos, D.A., Molina, K.M., Teng, Y., Bekthesi, V., & Gallo, L. C. (2017). Is there a link between wealth and cardiovascular disease risk factors among Hispanic/Latinos? Results from the HCHS/SOL sociocultural ancillary study. Ethnicity and Health, 1-12.

2. *Heredia, D., *Sanchez-Gonzalez, M., *Rosner, C., *He, X., Castillo, L. G., & Ojeda, L. (2017). The Influence of loneliness and interpersonal relations on Latina/o adolescent wellbeing. Journal of Latinos and Education, 16, 338-348. *

3. . *Heredia, D., Piña-Watson, B., Castillo, L. G., Ojeda,​ ​L.,​ ​& Cano, M. A. (2016). Academic nonpersistence among Latina/o college students: Examining cultural and social factors. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. *

4. Nuñez, A., Gonzalez, P., Talavera, G., Sanchez-Johnsen, L., Roesch, S.C., Davis, S., Arguelles, W., Womack, V.Y., Ostrovsky, N.W., Ojeda,​ ​L.,​ Penedo, F.J., & Gallo, L.C. (2016). Machismo, marianismo, and negative cognitive-emotional factors: Findings from the Hispanic Community/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) Sociocultural Ancillary Study. Journal of Laitna/o Psychology, 4, 202-217.

5. Ojeda, L., Pi[241][241]a-Watson, B., & *Gonzalez, G. (2016). The role of social class, ethnocultural adaptation, and masculinity ideology on Mexican American college men[48]19s well-being. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 17, 373-379 *

6. Cano, M. A., de Dios, M. A., Castro, Y., Vaughan, E. L., Castillo, L. G., Lorenzo-Blanco, E. I., Piña-Watson, B., Cardoso, J. B., Ojeda, L., Cruz, R. A., Correa- Fernández, V., Ibañez, G., Auf, R., Molleda, L. M. (2015). Alcohol use severity and depressive symptoms among late adolescent Hispanics: Testing associations of acculturation and enculturation in a bicultural transaction model. Addictive Behaviors, 49, 78-82

7. Ojeda, L., & Organista, K. C. Latino American men. (2015). In Y. J. Wong & S. R. Wester (Eds.) APA Handbook of the Psychology of Men and Masculinities. American Psychological Association: Washington, DC.

8. Ojeda, L., & Pina-Watson, B. (2014). Caballerismo protects against the role of machismo on Mexican day laborers[48]19 self-esteem. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 15, 288-295 *

9. Navarro, R. L., Ojeda, L., Schwartz, S., *Piña-Watson, B., & *Luna, L. L. (2014). Cultural self, personal self: Links with life satisfaction among Mexican American college students. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 2, 1-20 *

10. Ojeda, L., & Liang, C. (2014). Ethnocultural and gendered determinants of coping among Mexican American adolescent men. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 15, 296-304.

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts
No current grants/contracts
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Courses Taught
Career Counseling Multicultural Counseling Group Counseling Supervision Latino Psyhology
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Brandy Pina-Watson (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
Marianela Dornhecker (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Dagoberto Heredia, Jr. (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2013 - ). Journal of Latino Psychology

Editorial Board Member (2011 - ). Psychology of Men & Masculinity

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