Gushue, George V. (gvg3)

George Vincent Gushue

Professor of Psychology and Education
Interviewing new Ph.D. students to enroll in Fall 2024

Office Location:

434 HMann

Office Hours:

Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm Thursdays 2:30-3:00pmFridays 1:00-2:00pm

Educational Background

Ph.D. Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Counseling Psychology A.B. Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Philosophy/English Literature
Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Languages: Fluent in Spanish (oral and written)
Current License: Psychologist, New York State (1997-present)

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Scholarly Interests

The psychological impact of race, gender, and culture on social cognition particularly perception, attribution, motivation, and judgment, and how these in turn influence training, client evaluation, vocational interests and career development, group dynamics, and counseling practice.

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Conkel-Ziebell, J. L., Gushue, G. V., & Turner, S. L. (2019). Anticipation of racism and sexism: Factors related to setting career goals for urban youth of color. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Bonifacio, L., Gushue, G. V., & Mejia-Smith B. X. (2018) Microaggressions and the career development of Latinas: A social cognitive career theory perspective. The Counseling Psychologist, 46(4), 505-529.

Conkel-Ziebell, J. L., Turner, S. L., & Gushue, G. V. (2018). Testing an integrative contextual career development model with adolescents from high‐poverty urban areas. The Career Development Quarterly, 66(3), 220-232.

Gushue, G. V., & Hinman K. A. (2018). Promoting justice or perpetuating prejudice? Interrupting external motivation in training. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 88(2), 142-150.

Gushue, G. V., Walker, A. D., & Brewster, M. E. (2017). Motivation and color-blind racial attitudes among white psychology trainees. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 11(2), 78-85.

Mejia-Smith, B. X., & Gushue, G. V. (2017). Latina/o college students' perceptions of career barriers: Influence of ethnic identity, acculturation, and self‐efficacy. Journal of Counselling and Development, 95(2), 145-155.

Gushue, G. V., Mejia, B., Fisher L., Chen M., Cogger A., Matthews, M., Johnson, V., Lee, Y., Mancusi, L., McCullough, R. Connell, M., & Weng, W. (2014). Differentiation of self and racial identity. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 26:3-4, 343-361.



Gushue, G.V., Kim, J.E., Lee, T.R., & Postolache, N. Race and Mental Health Assessment. Poster presented at annual conference of American Psychological Association (APA Div. 17), Chicago, IL.

Gushue, G.V., Postolache, N., Kim, J.E., & Lee, T.R. Career Adaptability and Self-Efficacy in Young Adult Career Exploration. Poster presented at annual conference of American Psychological Association (APA Div. 17), Chicago, IL.

Gushue, G. V., Semel, R., Kim J-E.,&  Hinman, K.  Factors Fostering Career Exploration among Urban Adolescents  Paper accepted for presentation at the 125th Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Washington DC (August, 2017).

Hinman, K., Beveridge, C., Semel, R., Kim, J., & Yamazaki, Y. Understanding the influence of motivation and self-regulation on multicultural training. Paper presented at the Winter Roundtable in Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education, Teachers College (February 2016).

Gushue, G. V., Hinman, K., Beveridge, C., Semel, R., Yamakazi, Y.,  & Del-Fierro, O.  Motivation, Self-Regulation, and Adult Attachment. Paper presented at the 123rd Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Canada (August, 2015).

Gushue, G. V., Walker, A., Bonifacio, L., Hinman, K., Beveridge, C., & Diamond, L. Motivation, Social Desirability, and Contemporary Racial Attitudes. Paper presented at the 122nd  Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Washington DC. (August, 2014).


Invited Submission

Gushue, G. V. (2017). Roger Myers: In Memoriam (1935-2015). The Counseling Psychologist, 45(1), 158-160.


Additional Publications

School Counselors' Ethnic Tolerance Attitudes and Racism Attitudes
as Predictors of their Multicultural Case Conceptualization of an Immigrant Student

Madonna G ConstantineGeorge V Gushue
Journal of Counseling and Development: JCD. Alexandria: Spring 2003.Vol.81,Iss.2;pg. 185
Abstract(Word format)            Full Text(PDF format)

Lazarus and Group Psychotherapy:  AIDS in the Era of Protease Inhibitors.
Gushue, George V; Brazaitis, Sara J.
Counseling Psychologist; Sage Publications, US. May 2003. Vol. 31, Iss. 3; pgs. 314-342
Abstract(Word format)           Full Text(PDF format)

Examining Individualism, Collectivism, and Self-Differentiation
in African American College Women.

George V Gushue, Madonna G Constantine.
Journal of Mental Health Counseling. Alexandria: Jan 2003. Vol. 25, Iss. 1; p. 1 (15 pages)
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Remembering Race:  White Racial Identity Attitudes
and Two Aspects of Social Memory.

Gushue, George V.; Carter, Robert T.
Journal of Counseling Psychology. Apr 2000. Vol. 47, Iss. 2; pgs. 199-210
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At the Crossroads: Racial and Womanist Identity Development
in Black and White Women.

Parks, Elizabeth E; Carter, Robert T; Gushue, George V.
Journal of Counseling & Development.  Jul-Aug1996.  Vol. 74, Iss. 6; pgs. 624-631
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White Racial Identity Development and Work Values.
Carter Robert T., Gushue George V. and Weitzman Lauren M.
Journal of Vocational Identity.  1994.  Vol. 4; pgs. 185 - 197
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