dward Delgado-Romero, Ph.D. is the Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Services and a Professor at the Mary Frances Early College of Education of the University of Georgia. He is a Licensed Psychologist in Georgia and the founder of a psychological clinic for Spanish speakers in Athens, Ga. Dr. Delgado-Romero is a founder and past-President of the National Latina/o Psychological Association. He was named a padrino/elder of NLPA and was named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) through the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race (Division 45) and the Society of Counseling Psychology. In 2011 he was awarded the Early Career Award for Psychology in the Public Interest by APA and in 2013 he received the Distinguished Career Contributions to Research from Division 45. Dr. Delgado-Romero has served on several national and international editorial boards and is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Latinx Psychology. He has written extensively in the field of counseling psychology and in multicultural psychology, specifically Latinx Psychology.
Dr. Delgado-Romero enjoys mentoring graduate students and has actively presented and written with his advisees. His research team, BIEN! (bienresearch.coe.uga.edu) is a collaborative effort to fuse research and service. Dr. Delgado-Romero emphasizes the need for psychological research to “give back” to ethnic-minority and immigrant populations. He has mentored 42 PhD students to date. He attended Rhodes College in Memphis TN for his undergraduate degree in psychology and received his doctorate at the University of Notre Dame after completing his pre-doctoral internship at Michigan State University. He has previously worked at the University of Florida and Indiana University.
The focus of Dr. Delgado-Romero’s consultation lies in the area of faculty development, organizational climate studies, recruitment and retention of underrepresented faculty and staff, and the identification of gaps in organization practices as these relate to diversity, equity, and inclusion. He is a regular presenter and facilitator of discussions addressing diversity in the workplace. He is well-published in the areas of individual and organizational leadership, social justice advocacy, and Latinx mental health. Dr. Delgado Romero presents at national and international conferences, particularly with his students.