Academic Title
Major Area(s) of Study
Lecturer SDSU Behavioral Medicine
Address 619-594-0870 6363 Alvarado Court, Suite 250 / San Diego, CA 92120

Graduate Institution

SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

Research Description

Dr. Feion Villodas’ research focuses on mental and behavior health disparities among African-Americans and Latinos. She is particularly interested in studying acculturation, cultural competence, community-based participatory research approaches and the adaptation and implementation of effective treatments for culturally diverse populations.

Representative Publications
  • Moses, J.O. Villodas, M.T. & Villodas, F. (Under editorial review). Black and Proud: The Role of Ethnic-Racial Identity in the Development of Future Expectations Among At-Risk Adolescents.

  • Landrine, H., Corral, I., Simms, D. A., Roesch, S. C., Pichon, L. C., Ake, D., & Villodas, F. (2013). Telephone Surveys Underestimate Cigarette Smoking among African-Americans. Frontiers in Public Health, 1, 36.

  • Villodas, F., Villodas, M. T. & Roesch, S. C. (2011). Reliability and Validity of the PANAS in a Multiethnic Sample of Adolescents. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 44(4), 193-203.