Rohan Arcot is a doctoral student in counseling psychology at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. He works as a research team member in the ARISE lab and for the Center for Character & Social Responsibility. He serves as an APA Division 45 Campus Representative Co-Chair, the Association for Asian American Psychology (AAPA) Division on South Asian Americans (DoSAA) Membership Chair, and is an AACTE Holmes Scholar through BU Wheelock.
Rohan previously worked as a teaching assistant at Johns Hopkins University School of Education and lab manager for the SPiEE lab as well as a graduate assistant for the Office of Diversity and Faculty Development. His research interests include Asian American mental health, culturally sensitive therapeutic treatments, positive psychology, liberation psychology, antiracist practices, and multicultural counseling training. Rohan is the inaugural recipient of the Johns Hopkins School of Education Diversity Advocate Award and the Chi Sigma Iota Lambda Chapter Outstanding Alumni Award.
MS, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Johns Hopkins University
BA, Psychology, Hamilton College
Gehlbach, H., Mu, N., Arcot, R. R., Chuter, C., Cornwall, K. J., Nehring, L. D., Robinson, C. D., & Vriesema, C. C. (2022). Addressing the vexing educational challenges of biodiversity loss: A photo-based intervention. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2022.102096
Arcot, R. R. & Gehlbach, H. (2022, April 12). Opening up science – to skeptics. Behavioral Scientist. https://behavioralscientist.org/opening-up-science-to-skeptics/
Arcot, R. R. Professional advocacy agent: Dr. S. Anandavalli. Chi Sigma Iota: Exemplar, 36(3), 48-49.
Joshi, A., Arcot, R. R., & Harrichand, J. J. S. Mentoring & peer support: A strategy to retain BIPOC faculty in counselor education and supervision. Chi Sigma Iota: Exemplar, 36(3), 35-39.
Arcot, R. R., (2021). Preparing counselors for telemental health in a pandemic through wellness, social connection, and telemental health training. Chi Sigma Iota Exemplar, 36(1), 57-58. https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.csi-net.org/resource/resmgr/research/Essay-2020-Arcot.pdf
Arcot, R. R., (2015). The Traumatic State of Psychology: An Investigation of the Challenges Psychologists Face When Aiming to Help Trauma Survivors in Post-Apartheid South Africa. Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection. 2042. https://digitalcollections.sit.edu/isp_collection/2042.
Arcot, R. R., Gonzalez, I., Brunault, A. F., Davis, C. S., Hudlin, M., & Tibrewala, A. (2022, November). Incorporating Multicultural Training Leaders: The answer to teaching multicultural counseling courses. Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) 2022 Conference.
Newhart, S., Gonzalez, I., Arcot, R. R., & Hudlin, M. (2022, November). Experiences of faculty teaching a graduate-level multicultural course in a counseling program. Poster presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) 2022 Conference.
Zhang, Q., Arcot, R. R., Chuter, C., Cornwall, K., Mu, N., Nehring, L., Robinson, C.D., & Gehlbach, H. (2022, August). Is a picture worth a thousand words for educational and psychological outcomes? Poster presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) 2022 Annual Conference.
Cornwall, K., Arcot, R. R., Chuter, C., Mu, N., Nehring, L., Zhang, Q., Robinson, C. D., & Gehlbach, H. (2022, August). The contribution of photographs in environmental and psychological outcomes. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) 2022 Annual Conference.
Chuter, C., Mu, N., Zhang, Q., Arcot, R. R., Nehring, L., Cornwall, K., Robinson, C. D., & Gehlbach, H. (2022, August). The impact of narrative on environmental attitudes and behaviors. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) 2022 Annual Conference.
Kim, Y., Fox, S. R., Rochelle, K., Arcot, R. R., & Xiong, Y. (2022, April). A conceptual model for data-driven student advocacy in counselor education programs. Presented at the Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) Days Conference.
Arcot, R. R., Mu, N., Chuter, C., Cornwall, K., Robinson, C. D., Vriesema, C. C., & Gehlbach, H. (2021, April). Shifting the perspective of climate skeptics? Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2021 Annual Conference.