UW Madison - Department of Counseling Psychology Faculty - Stephen Quintana

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Steve Quintana

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Steve Quintana

Professor
Counseling Psychology (CP)
Educational Psychology (EdPsych)

357 Education Building  binoculars icon
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706-1326
Office: 608/262-6987

quintana@education.wisc.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Personal Biography

Dr. Quintana received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 1989 from the University of Notre Dame. Before joining the faculty at UW-Madison in 1996, he was on the faculty in the Counseling Psychology Program at the University of Texas at Austin for seven years where he was an Assistant and then Associate Professor. During 1992-93 academic year, he received a Ford Foundation Fellowship for research investigating Mexican-American children's understanding of ethnicity in Texas and Arizona. He was named Gimbel Child and Family Scholar for his work on promoting ethnic, racial, and religious understanding (2000-2001). His research has been reported in the APA Monitor on Psychology and on Psychology Today Radio . In addition to having been Chair of the Department of Counseling Psychology, he was also Chair of APA's Committee on Children, Youth, and Families (2001). He holds a joint appointment with Department of Educational Psychology and is a member of the faculty for UW's School Psychology program. Dr. Quintana was Associate Editor for Child Development from 2001 - 2006 and Lead Editor for a special issue of the journal entitled: Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Child Development . He is Associate Editor for Journal of Counseling Psychology (beginning 7/2006), He is also editor for Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Development Child to be published by John Wiley, 2007. Dr. Quintana's current research is in developing and evaluating a model of children's understanding of social status, which includes ethnicity, race, gender, religion, and social class. His other multicultural research has focused on students adjustment to higher education, children's understanding of ethnic prejudice, and multicultural training in professional organizations. In addition, he has published research on termination and internalization of therapeutic relationships, time-limited psychotherapy, and late adolescent development.



 

 

Research Interests

Ethnic issues in development, counseling, and education Ethnic perspective-taking ability in children Integration of developmental and counseling theory

Publications

  • Umana-Taylor, A.J., Quintana, S.M., Lee, R.M., Cross, W.E., Rivas-Drake, D., Schwartz, S.J., & Syed, M. (2014). Ethnic and racial identity during adolescence and into young adulthood: An integrated conceptualization. Child Development. 85, 21-39.
  • Rivas-Drake, D., Seaton, E.K., Markstrom, C., Quintana, S.M., Syed, M., Lee, R.M., & Schwartz, S.J. (2014). Ethnic and Racial Identity in Adolescence: Implications for Psychosocial, Academic, and Health Outcomes. Child Development. 85, 40 - 57.
  • Quintana, S.M. (2012). African American children's racial identifications and identity: Development of racial narratives. In J.M. Sullivan and A. M. Esmail (Eds.), African American Racial Identity: An interdisciplinary exploration of the racial and cultural dimensions of the Black experience, (pp. 289-313).
  • Quintana, S.M., Chew, A., & Shell, G. (2012). Counseling Psychology Theory and Research on Race and Ethnicity: Implications for a psychological science of diversity. APA handbook of counseling psychology, vol. 1: Theories, research, and methods, (pp. 453-489).
  • Benish, S., Quintana, S.M., & Wampold, B.E. (2011). Culturally adapted psychotherapy and legitimacy of myth: A direct comparison meta-analysis. Journal of Counseling Psychology. 58, 279-289.
  • Quintana, S.M. (2010). Ethnicity, race and children’s social development. In P. K. Smith & C. H Hart (Eds.), Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Baskin, T.W., Wampold, B.E., Quintana, S.M., & Enright, R.D. (2010). Belongingness as a protective factor against loneliness and potential depression in a multicultural middle school. The Counseling Psychologist. 38, 626-651.
  • Quintana, S.M., Segura-Herrera, T., & Nelson, M.L. (2010). Mexican American High School Students' Ethnic Self-Concepts and Identity. Journal of Social Issues. 66(1), 11 - 28.
    Abstract: Mexican American high school students (N = 24) were administered semistructured interviews about their psychological experience of ethnicity. The interview focused on individual, friendship, peer group, and family domains. Qualitative analyses of the interview transcripts revealed six domains including ethnic identity, socialization, intraethnic support and challenge, interethnic relations and attitudes, ethnic transcendence, and ethnic differences and similarities. These six domains were graphically depicted that differentiated ethnic self-concepts from ethnic identity processes and identified the intraethnic and interethnic influences of the ethnic self-concepts and identity processes. There were three ethnic self-concepts (i.e., cultural self, possible minority self, and self that transcends ethnic group boundaries). These basic three ethnic self-concepts are consistent with other researchers identification of analogous ethnic self-concepts and socialization messages across a wide range of contexts. Implications for future empirical and theoretical research are discussed.
  • Maríñez-Lora, A.M., & Quintana, S.M. (2009). Low-income urban African American and Latino Parents’ School Involvement: Testing a Theoretical Model. School Mental Health. 1, 212-228.
  • Quintana, S.M. (2009). Latino Ethnic Identity. In F. Villanueva et al. (Eds.), Handbook of U. S. Latino Psychology: Developmental and Community Perspectives. Sage.
  • Quintana, S.M. (2009). Psychological Implications of Demographic Trends in Latino Children’s Neighborhoods. In N. S. Landale, S. McHale, & A. Booth (Eds.), Growing Up Hispanic: Health and Development of Children of Immigrants. Urban Institute Press.
  • Quintana, S.M. Children’s Racial Perspective-Taking Ability. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. John Wiley.
  • Quintana, S.M. Introduction to race, racism and the developing child. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. John Wiley.
  • Quintana, S.M. Racial and Ethnic Identity: Developmental Research and Perspective. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Minami, T. (2006). Guidelines for meta-analyses of counseling psychology research. Counseling Psychologist. 34, 839-877.
    Abstract: doi:10.1177/0011000006286991
  • Quintana, S.M., Aboud, F.E., Chao, R.K., Contreras-Grau, J., Cross, W.E., Hudley, C., Hughes, D., Liben, L.S., Nelson-Le Gall, S., & Vietze, D.L. Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Child Development: Contemporary Research and Future Directions. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 77, 1129-1141.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Montero, R. Racial Identity Development. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Minami, T. Guidelines for Meta-analyses of Counseling Psychology Research. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 34, 1-39.
  • Nelson, M.L., & Quintana, S.M. Qualitative Clinical research with children. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 34(2), 344-356.
  • Lee, D.C., & Quintana, S.M. Benefits of cultural exposure and development of Korean perspective-taking ability for transracially adopted Korean children. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 11, 130-143.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Aleman, P. Children's psychological experience of ethnicity and race: Implications for inter-racial cooperation and understanding. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Washington DC: Child Welfare League of America.
  • Quintana, S.M. Development of children’s understanding of race and ethnicity. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Quintana, S.M., Chun, E., Gonsalves, S., Kaeo, W., & Lung, L. Development of Native Hawaiian children's understanding of race and culture. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 1, I73-186.
  • Vera, E.M., & Quintana, S.M. Ethnic identity for Chicano children. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Quintana, S.M. Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Child Development. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 75, v-vi.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Sequra-Herrera, T. Developmental transformations of self and identity in context of oppression. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 2, 269-285.
  • Taylor, G., & Quintana, S.M. Teachers multicultural competence (K-12). Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Atkinson, D. A Multicultural perspective on principles for empirically-supported Interventions. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 30, 281-291.
  • Quintana, S.M., Troyano, N., & Taylor, G. Cultural validity and inherent challenges in quantitative methods for multicultural research. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
  • Castillo, E., Quintana, S.M., & Zamarripa, M. Cultural and linguistic issues in child and adolescent assessment: Practical implications. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Guilford Press.
  • Quintana, S.M., Castillo, E., & Zamarripa, M. Cultural and linguistic issues in child and adolescent assessment: Recent theory and research. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Guilford Press.
  • Quintana, S.M., Ybarra, V.C., Gonzalez-Doupe, P., & de Baessa, Y. Cross-cultural evaluation of ethnic perspective-taking ability in two samples: US Latino and Guatemalan Ladino children. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 6, 334-351.
  • Quintana, S.M. (in press). Mexican-American children's ethnic pride and internalized racism. Occasional Paper, # 41. East Lansing, Michigan: The Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Vera, E. Mexican-American children's representations of ethnic prejudice. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 21, 387-404.
  • Quintana, S.M., Castaneda-English, P., & Ybarra, V.C. Role of perspective-taking ability and ethnic socialization in the development of adolescent ethnic identity. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 9, 161-184.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Maxwell, S.E. Implications of recent developments in structural equations modeling for counseling psychology. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 27, 485-527.
  • Quintana, S.M. Development of children's understanding of ethnicity and race. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 7, 27-45.
  • Quintana, S.M., & de Baessa, Y. Autoestima, preferencia, y concocimiento etnico en niños Quichés. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (UNICEF).
  • Constantine, M.G., Quintana, S.M., Leung, S.A., & Phelps, R.E. Survey of professional needs of Division 17's ethnic/racial minority psychologists. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 23, 546-561.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Bernal, M.E. Ethnic minority training in counseling psychology: Comparisons with clinical psychology and proposed standards. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 23, 102-121.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Maxwell, S.E. A comparison of six estimates of epsilon in repeated measures designs with small sample sizes. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 19, 57-71.
  • Quintana, S.M. A model of ethnic perspective taking ability applied to Mexican-American children and youth. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 18, 419-448.
  • Harrist, R.S., Quintana, S.M., Henry, W., & Strupp, H.H. Internalization of interpersonal process in time-limited dynamic psychotherapy. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 31, 49-57.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Kerr, J. Relational needs in late adolescent separation-individuation. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 71, 349-354.
  • Quintana, S.M. Toward an expanded and updated conceptualization of termination: Implications for short-term, individual psychotherapy. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 24, 426-432.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Holahan, W. Termination in short-term counseling: Comparing successful and unsuccessful cases. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 39(299-305).
  • Quintana, S.M., Vogel, M.C., & Ybarra, V.C. Meta-analysis of Latino students' adjustment in higher education. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 13, 155-168.
  • Quintana, S.M., Kilmartin, C., Yesonosky, J., & Macias, D.E. Factors affecting referral decisions in a university counseling center. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 22, 90-97.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Lapsley, D.K. Rapprochement in late adolescent separation-individuation: A structural equations approach. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 13, 371-385.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Meara, N.M. Internalization of therapeutic relationships in short-term psychotherapy. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 37, 123-130.
  • Lapsley, D.K., & Quintana, S.M. Mental capacity and role-taking: A structural equations approach. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 35, 143-163.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Lapsley, D.K. Adolescent attachment and identity development: A continuity of adaptation. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 2, 393-409.
  • Lapsley, D.K., Milstead, M., Quintana, S.M., Flannery, D., & Buss, R.R. Adolescent egocentrism and formal operations: Tests of theoretical assumption. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 22, 800-807.
  • Lapsley, D.K., & Quintana, S.M. (1985). Adolescent sex role development and social changes. Sex Roles. 12, 252-255.
  • Quintana, S.M., & Lapsley, D.K. Integrative themes in social and developmental theories of self. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. NY: Springer-Verlag.
  • Lapsley, D.K., & Quintana, S.M. (1985). Recent approaches in children's moral and social education. Elementary School Guidance and Counseling Journal. 19, 246-259.
  • Lapsley, D.K., Harwell, M., Olson, L., Flannery, D., & Quintana, S.M. Moral judgment, personality, and attitude to authority in early and late adolescence. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 13, 527-542.
  • Lapsley, D.K., & Quintana, S.M. (1984). Almost everything you want to know about program evaluation of moral education. Contemporary Psychology. 29, 909.
  • Quintana, S.M. Ethnic Identity and Socialization in Mexican American Families. In Y. Caldera & E. Trejos (Eds.), Understanding Mexican-American Families & Children: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives. Sage.
  • Quintana, S.M. Sojourner children's developmental understanding of nationality. International Journal of Educational Psychology. 1(1), 14-34.
  • Quintana, S.M. Dialoguing about Race with Children and Youth. Manuscript in preparation. American Psychological Association.

Presentations

  • Quintana, S.M., Presenter & Author, Sorensen, S., Presenter & Author, & Olarte-DaSilva, S., Presenter & Author Teachers' Multicultural Competence: Qualitative Analysis, APA convention, American Psychological Association, Washington DC.
  • Sara, C., Presenter & Author, & Quintana, S.M., Presenter & Author Children's understnaidng of race across Korean Americans, International, and Transracial Adoption, APA convention, American Psychological Association, Washington DC.
  • Quintana, S.M., Presenter & Author Educational Disparities: Lessons from and parallels with health disparities, APA convention, American Psychological Association, Washington DC.

Departmental Service

  • Diversity Committee for Department of Educational Psychology
    Dates of Membership: 1996 - 2014
  • Committee Chair. Period of Service: 1996 - 2014

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Faculty Achievement
    Organization: School of Education, University of Wisconsin
    Scope: School of Education
    Date(s): 2007
  • APA Fellow
    Organization: Division 17 Counseling Psychology
    Date(s): 2003
  • Gimbel Child and Family Scholar Award for Promoting Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Understanding in America
    Date(s): 2000 - 2001
  • Research featured in Psychology Today Radio
    Date(s): December 2000
  • Research featured in Monitor on Psychology
    Date(s): November 2000
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Organization: Ford Foundation
    Date(s): 1992 - 1993
  • Chancellor's Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching
    Organization: University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Purpose: Teaching
    Scope: UW Madison
    Description: Author, successful proposal for the Chancellor's Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching, awarded $50,000
  • Division 45 Fellow
    Organization: American Psychological Association, Society for Reserach on Ethnic and Racial Minority
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Scope: National
    Date(s): August 2012
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