Meet the Staff
Ethan Mereish is a Diversity Fellow and a fifth-year doctoral candidate in Counseling Psychology at Boston College. He earned his M.A. in Counseling and Personnel Services, with an emphasis in College Student Personnel, from the University of Maryland. He earned his B.S. in Psychology from George Mason University. He is a graduate student affiliate of the American Psychological Association and several of its divisions. He is also Division 44's (Psychological Study of LGBT Issues) Student Representative.
Ethan joined ISPRC in the fall of 2008. He conducts research and assists with the annual Diversity Challenge. His research interests focus on examining the effects of oppression on minority individuals' (e.g., gender, sexual, and racial and ethnic minorities) health and identity development as well as factors that promote their resilience. He is also interested in understanding the socialization of prejudice attitudes and behaviors and factors that mitigate prejudice in various domains.
Ethan's clinical experiences range from working with diverse children, adolescents, college students, and LGBT adults. In his spare time, Ethan enjoys running, practicing yoga, listening to music, spending time with friends, and exploring Boston.