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William Ming Liu

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William Ming Liu, PhD., is Professor of Counseling Psychology and Department Chair at the University of Maryland. His research interests are in social class and classism, men and masculinity, and White supremacy and privilege. He has been identified as one of the most frequent producers of research in the Psychology of Men and Masculinity and most cited in multicultural competency research. He
received the Emerging Leader award from the Committee on Socioeconomic Status (APA), Emerging Young Professional Award (Division 45, APA), and the Researcher of the Year Award (Division 51, APA).

He is an editor of the "Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology" (Sage, 2003), an editor of "Culturally Responsive Counseling with Asian American Men" (2010, Routledge), the author of "Social Class and Classism in the Helping Professions: Research, Theory, and Practice" (2011, Sage), and the editor of the "Handbook of Social Class in Counseling" (2013, Oxford University
Press), He is co-authoring a forthcoming book titled "The Psychology of White Privilege, White Supremacy, & Power" from Oxford University Press and co-authoring another book "Social Class as Worldview: A Critical Introduction" from Routledge. He is a fellow of Division 17 and 51 in APA.

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