Directory » LIZETTE OJEDA
710 EPSY Department EDCT
845-8608
Department
Afilliations
Counseling Psychology
Education
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri (2009)
B.A., Psychology, University of Houston (2003)
A.A., Sociology, San Jacinto College (2001)
LIZETTE OJEDA
Associate Professor & Licensed Psychologist
Research Interests
Academic Persistence among Latinos
Career & Life Satisfaction, Self-Efficacy, Positive Psychology
Impostor Phenomenon, Work-Family Interface, Burnout among diverse parents
Latino Culture, Gender Role Stress & Mental Health
BIOGRAPHY
Dr. Lizette Ojeda received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology with a minor in Multicultural Psychology from the internationally recognized and top-ranked program at the University of Missouri. She is recognized for her research on career development, academic persistence, diversity & gender issues, and positive psychological functioning.
COURSES TAUGHT
Career Counseling Multicultural Counseling Group Counseling Supervision Latino Psyhology
COURSES TAUGHT
CPSY602. SCHOOL COUNS THEORY&TECH
2017C,2016C,2015C
CPSY612. PLAN & ORG COMP GUI PR
2018A,2017A
CPSY630. FOUND OF SCHOOL COUNSELING
2017B,2016B,2015B
CPSY632. CAREER COUNSELING
2019A,2017A,2015A,2013B
CPSY633. INTRO TO GRP PROCESS
2020A,2018A,2016A
CPSY637. LATINO PSYCHOLOGY
2019A
CPSY664. COUNS PRACTICUM II
2020A,2018C
CPSY666. PRACT IN COUN SUPERV
2020B,2019C,2018C,2017C,2016C
CPSY672. THEORIES OF COUNS & PS
2019C
CPSY679. MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING
2015A,2012A
CPSY683. FIELD PRACTICUM
2020C,2020B,2020A,2019B,2019A
CPSY685. DIRECTED STUDIES
2020C,2020A,2019C,2019A,2018C
CPSY689. SPECIAL TOPICS IN
2014C,2013B
EPSY604. CAREER COUNS IN SCHOOLS
2020B,2017B,2016B,2015B,2014B
EPSY604. CAREER ASSESMNT & PLCMT
2019B
EPSY689. SPECIAL TOPICS IN
2020B,2016B,2013B

FORMER DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Mayra Lizeth Sanchez Gonzalez (Summer 2018)
Dagoberto Heredia, Jr. (Summer 2017)
Marianela Dornhecker (Summer 2016)
Brandy Pina-Watson (Summer 2014)

BROADER IMPACT
Dr. Lizette Ojeda is available for consultation and speaking engagements on career development, academic persistence, diversity & gender issues, and mental health.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Books and Monographs
Ojeda, L., & Organista, K. C. Latino American men. (2015). In Y. J. Wong & S. R. Wester (Eds.) APA Handbook of the Psychology of Men and Masculinities. American Psychological Association: Washington, DC.
Flores, L. Y., & Ojeda, L. (2009). Career development. Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology. Blackwell Publishing: Boston, MA
Journal Articles
Pi[241][241]a-Watson, B., Romero, A. J., Navarro, R., & Ojeda, L. (2019). Bicultural stress, coping, and psychological functioning among Mexican-descent and White college students. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 75, 1249-1266.
V[225][225]squez, D., *Ponte, L., Andrews, A.R., Garc[237][237]a, E., Terrazas-Carrillo, E., Ojeda, L., & de Arellano, M.A. (2019). Mas alla de las barreras: Competency and practice considerations in language, cultural, and social issues when delivering group CPT to Hispanic immigrants. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy.
Acevedo-Polakovich, I. D., Kassab, V. A., Boress, K. S. J., Barnett, M. L., Grzybowski, M. M., Stout, S., . . . Ojeda, L. (2018). Fatherhood among gang-involved U.S. Latino youth: Qualitative inquiry into key stakeholders[48]19 perspectives. Journal of Latina/o Psychology.
Lopez-Cevallos, D. F., Gonzalez, P., Bethel, J. W., Casta[241][241]eda, S. F., Isasi, C. R., Penedo, F. J., Ojeda, L., Davis, S.M., Chirinos, D.A., Molina, K.M., Teng, Y., Bekthesi, V., & Gallo, L. C. (2018). Is there a link between wealth and cardiovascular disease risk factors among Hispanic/Latinos? Results from the HCHS/SOL sociocultural ancillary study. Ethnicity and Health, 23, 902-913.
*Heredia, D., *Sanchez-Gonzalez, M., *Rosner, C., *He, X., Castillo, L. G., & Ojeda, L. (2017). The Influence of loneliness and interpersonal relations on Latina/o adolescent wellbeing. Journal of Latinos and Education, 16, 338-348.
. *Heredia, D., Pi[241]a-Watson, B., Castillo, L. G., Ojeda,[8203] [8203]L.,[8203] [8203]& Cano, M. A. (2016). Academic nonpersistence among Latina/o college students: Examining cultural and social factors. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education.
Nu[241]ez, A., Gonzalez, P., Talavera, G., Sanchez-Johnsen, L., Roesch, S.C., Davis, S., Arguelles, W., Womack, V.Y., Ostrovsky, N.W., Ojeda,[8203] [8203]L.,[8203] Penedo, F.J., & Gallo, L.C. (2016). Machismo, marianismo, and negative cognitive-emotional factors: Findings from the Hispanic Community/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) Sociocultural Ancillary Study. Journal of Laitna/o Psychology, 4, 202-217.
Ojeda, L., Pi[241][241]a-Watson, B., & *Gonzalez, G. (2016). The role of social class, ethnocultural adaptation, and masculinity ideology on Mexican American college men[48]19s well-being. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 17, 373-379
Cano, M. A., de Dios, M. A., Castro, Y., Vaughan, E. L., Castillo, L. G., Lorenzo-Blanco, E. I., Pi[241]a-Watson, B., Cardoso, J. B., Ojeda, L., Cruz, R. A., Correa- Fern[225]ndez, V., Iba[241]ez, G., Auf, R., Molleda, L. M. (2015). Alcohol use severity and depressive symptoms among late adolescent Hispanics: Testing associations of acculturation and enculturation in a bicultural transaction model. Addictive Behaviors, 49, 78-82
Navarro, R. L., Ojeda, L., Schwartz, S., *Pi[241]a-Watson, B., & *Luna, L. L. (2014). Cultural self, personal self: Links with life satisfaction among Mexican American college students. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 2, 1-20
Ojeda, L., Edwards, L. M., Hardin, E., & Pina-Watson, B. (2014). The role of behavioral and cognitive cultural adaptation on Mexican American college students[48]19 life satisfaction. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 13, 63-74
Ojeda, L., & Liang, C. (2014). Ethnocultural and gendered determinants of coping among Mexican American adolescent men. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 15, 296-304.
Ojeda, L., & Pina-Watson, B. (2014). Caballerismo protects against the role of machismo on Mexican day laborers[48]19 self-esteem. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 15, 288-295
*Pi[241]a-Watson, B, *Jimenez, N., & Ojeda, L. (2014). Self-construal, career decision self-efficacy, and perceived barriers predict Mexican American women[8217]s life satisfaction. Career Development Quarterly, 62, 210-223.
*Pina-Watson, B., Castillo, L. G., Jung, E., Ojeda, L., & Castillo-Reyes, R. (2014). The Marianismo Beliefs Scale: Validation with Mexican American Adolescent Girls and Boys. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 2, 113-130.
Pina-Watson, B., Ojeda, L., & Castellon, N., & Dornhecker, M. (2014). Familismo, ethnic identity, and bicultural stress as predictors of Mexican American adolescents[48]19 positive psychological functioning. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 1, 204-217.
Lyons, H. Z., Bike, D. H., Ojeda, L., Johnson, A., Rosales Meza, R., & Flores, L. Y. (2013). Qualitative research practice as social justice with culturally diverse populations. Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology, 2, 10-25
Ojeda, L., & *Pi[241]a-Watson, B. (2013). Day laborers[8217] life satisfaction: The role of familismo, spirituality, work, health, and discrimination. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19, 270-278.
*Pina-Watson, B., Castillo, L. G., Ojeda, L., & *Rodriguez, K. M. (2013). Parent conflict as a mediator between marianismo beliefs and depressive symptoms for Mexican American college women. Journal of American College Health, 61, 491-496
Ojeda, L., Navarro, R. L., Rosales Meza, R., & Arbona, C. (2012). Too Latino and not Latino enough: The role of ethnicity-related stress on life satisfaction. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 11, 14-28
Ojeda, L., *Pina-Watson, B., Castillo, L. G., *Khan, N., *Castillo, R., & *Leigh, J. (2012). Acculturation, enculturation, ethnic identity, and conscientiousness as predictors of Latino girls' and boys' career decision self-efficacy. Journal of Career Development, 39, 208-228.
Aguayo, D., Herman, K., Ojeda, L., & Flores, L. Y. (2011). Culture predicts Mexican Americans[8217] college self-efficacy and college performance. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2, 79-89
Flores, L. Y., Mendoza, M., Ojeda, L., He, Y., Rosales Meza, R., Medina, V., Ladehoff, J., & Varvel, S. (2011). A qualitative inquiry of Latino immigrants' work experiences in the Midwest. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58, 522-536
Ojeda, L., Flores, L. Y., & Navarro, R. L. (2011). Social cognitive predictors of Mexican American college students[8217] academic and life satisfaction. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58, 61-71
Ojeda, L., Flores, L. Y., Rosales Meza, R., & Morales, A. (2011). Culturally competent qualitative research with Latino immigrants. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 33, 184-203
Ojeda, L., Navarro, R. L., & Morales, A. (2011). The role of la familia on Mexican American men[8217]s college persistence intentions. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 12, 216-229
Ojeda, L., Rosales. R., & Good, G. E. (2008). SES and cultural predictors of male role attitudes among Mexican American men: Son mas machos? Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 9, 133-138.
Flores, L. Y., Ojeda, L., Huang, Y ., Lee, S., & Gee, D. (2006). Influence of problem-solving ability on Mexican American high school students' career decision-making self efficacy, educational aspirations, and educational expectations. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 53, 260-266
Other Publications and Presentations
Ojeda, L., & Flores, L.Y. (2008). The influence of gender, generation level, parents' education level, and perceived barriers on the educational aspirations of Mexican American high school students. Career Development Quarterly, 57,84-95
Flores, L.Y., Berkel, L.A.,Nilsson, J.E., Ojeda, L., Jordan, S., Lynn; G., & Leak, V. (2006) Racial ethnic minority vocational research: A content and trend analysis across thirty five years. Career Development Quurterly, 55,2-21
Flores, L.Y., Navarro, R. L., Ojeda, L. (2006). Career counseling with Latinas in the U.S. In W. B. Walsh and M. J. Heppner (Eds.), Handbook of career counseling of women (pp. 271-3 13). Hiisdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

RESEARCH PROJECTS
Ford Postdoctoral Fellowship
PI. Ford Foundation (Private)
2015-01-01 — 2015-12-31
Social Cognitive Predictors of Mexican American Men[8217]s College Persistence Decision
PI. Greater Texas Foundation (Private)
2013-09-01 — 2016-08-31
Masculinity, Familismo, and Perceived Discrimination as Predictors of Latino Day Laborers[8217] Mental Health
PI. Hogg Foundation (Private)
2012-06-01 — 2013-12-31
Psychocultural Mechanisms and Masculinity as Predictors of Latino Mens Mental Health
PI. Hogg Foundation (Private)
2011-07-01 — 2012-06-30
Psychocultural Mechanisms and Masculinity as Predictors of Mexican American College Men[8217]s Well Being
PI. TAMU Mexican American/Latino Research Center (State)
2010-01-01 — 2010-12-31

EDITORSHIPS
Editorial Board Member. Journal of Career Assessment (2018)
Editorial Board Member. Journal of Latino Psychology (2013)
Editorial Board Member. Psychology of Men & Masculinity (2011)
LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
American Psychology Association. Conference program reviewer for Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity. (2010)