Position title: Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Mun Yuk Chin is an Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. As a counseling psychologist, she engages in work that promotes more equitable and compassionate systems for people who encounter stigma and oppression. Her research program addresses the following questions: (1) How are individuals and communities who are marginalized affected by and respond to social stigma; and (2) How do we dismantle systemic barriers (e.g., classism, heterosexism, transphobia) in higher education and mental healthcare. Their research primarily focuses on issues of social class and economic marginalization in counseling and education, and people’s experiences of stigma concealment. Mun uses quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods approaches. As an educator, they are dedicated to the training of emerging psychologists and counselors.
Lab website: https://cehs.unl.edu/clear/