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Changming Duan University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Changming Duan, Ph.D. is a cisgender, female, heterosexual Chinese American psychologist and currently a professor in the Department of Psychology and Research in Education at University of Kansas.  Changming Duan grew up in China and received all her post graduate education in North America, including a doctoral degree in counseling psychology and social psychology from University of Maryland. She has over 20 years of experience in teaching counselor preparation programs. One of the courses that she has taught most consistently is the multicultural counseling class. She feels she is always a beginner in teaching this class. Her professional interest also includes researching counseling processes and outcome in various cultural contexts. Changming Duan has been invited to speak on topics related multicultural counseling and multicultural training for counselors by various organizations both nationally and internationally.   She travels back to China often conducting training and research.
Changming Duan has authored or co-authored over 40 refereed professional articles and book chapters, with many in the area of cross cultural understanding of counseling and counseling processes. She is the recipient of many honors and awards, including Trustees’ Award for Excellence in Teaching and Diversifying Curriculum Award from University of Missouri Kansas City, and Travel Award from American Psychological Association.  Changming Duan has also been a licensed psychologist in the State of Missouri and Kansas.