Shannon Chávez-Korell, PhD


Consultation to organizational systems is informed by Dr. Chávez-Korell’s expertise in cultural competencies, implicit biases, and interpersonal, cross-cultural, and contextual dynamics that affect productivity and performance. Her research and consultation also focus on access and barriers to education for marginalized populations, educational equity, and campus climate for K-12 schools, junior colleges, colleges and universities.


  • Chief Academic Officer at the Michigan School of Psychology. Her research focuses on poverty-related stress, racial and ethnic identity development, and extends to cultural adaptations of mental health interventions for Latinxs, Indigenous groups, and African Americans.
  • In 2015 she and her research colleagues received The Outstanding Contribution of the Year Award from the American Psychological Association’s Counseling Psychologistfor their research focused on Latinx ethnic identity.
  • Continues to provide on-going consultation services to public school systems in Ohio and Wisconsin, and to non-profit organizations in the Greater Milwaukee Area, Metro-Detroit, Chicago, Boston, and New York City.
  • Is an active member of the National Latinx Psychological Association and the Society of Indian Psychologists. She has served on editorial boards for theJournal of Counseling Psychology, The Counseling Psychologist, and The Journal of Latinx Psychology.
  • She received her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.
  • She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Michigan and resides in Metro-Detroit.