About

Dr. Linda G. Castillo is a professor in the Counseling Psychology program at Texas A&M University. Her areas of expertise and research focus on the influence of the acculturation process on Mexican American education disparities; marianismo and Latina education persistence; and scale development and validity of cultural constructs. She has successfully led two multiyear, multimillion dollar grant projects, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, that focused on the college and career readiness of low-income adolescents. She has authored several publications and is the associate editor for the Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Dr. Castillo received her B.A. in psychology from Texas State University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Utah. She is an active member of the National Latina/o Psychological Association and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.