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Usha Tummala-Narra

Research Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences Director of Community-Based Education, Albert and Jessie Danielsen Institute

Usha Tummala-Narra, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and the Director of Community-Based Education at the Albert and Jessie Danielsen Institute and Research Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University. Her research and scholarship focus on immigration, trauma, race, and culturally-informed psychotherapy. Her publications include over 90 peer-reviewed articles and chapters in books. She is an Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues and the Asian American Journal of Psychology. Dr. Tummala-Narra is the author of Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy (2016) and the editor of Trauma and Racial Minority Immigrants: Turmoil, Uncertainty, and Resistance (2021), both published by the American Psychological Association Books.