Faculty Profile for Dr. Roque V Mendez

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Dr. Roque V Mendez
Professor — Psychology
UAC 260
phone: (512) 245-3023

Biography Section

Biography and Education

B.A. (1978) Ph.D. (1985). Psychology. University of Texas at Austin
Fulbright Teaching Fellow. (1986-1987). Mexico. Escuela Libre de Psicologia, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Post Doctoral Fellow (1988-1989). Harvard University

Teaching Interests

Social Psychology
Health Psychology
Cultural Psychology

Research Interests

Social Psychology
Health Psychology
Cultural Psychology
Personality Psychology

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Bueno, E. H., & Mendez, R. V. (2020). Perceived Competence and Agreeableness Predict Postive Beahviors Toward Mexican Immigrants: Less Acculturated Hispanics are more welcoming of Immigrants. Wiser World with Multiculturalism: Proceedings from the 24th Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/ iaccp.papers/279.
  • Barrera Valdivia, P., Mendez, R. V., Czyzewska, M., & Mendoza-Meraz & Aixchel, G. (2020). Imagenes de la version mexicana de la pureba deempatia emocional de Baron-Cohen. Tecnociencia Chihuahua, 13.
  • Bueno, E. H., & Mendez, R. V. (2019). Prejudice towards immigrants: Competences elicit stronger and more favorable sentiments. ACTA DE INVESTIGACIÓN PSICOLÓGICA, 9, 25–35. https://doi.org/DOI:https://doi.org/ 10.22201/fpsi.20074719e.2019.2.261
  • Ginsburg, H. J., Mendez, R. V., & Haskerd-Zolnierek, K. B. (2017). Cautionary note about magnitude of decline in neural defects following folic acid fortification in the United States. International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1024/0300-9831/a000422
  • Ginsburg, H., Mendez, R. V., & Haskard Zolnierek, K. B. (2017). Cautionary note about magnitude of decline in neural tube birth defects following folic acid fortification in the United States. International Journal of Nutrition and Vitamin Research, 1–3.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Bronze Medallion awarded for plenary address given at Universidad Iberoamericana, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City. September 9, 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Namesake by Bobcat Preview, Texas State University. June 21, 2021 - August 30, 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Excellence in Mentoring Award, Liberal Arts, Texas State University. July 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State Alumni Association. May 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Everette Sweeny Teaching Award, Faculty Senate. January 2020

Selected Grants

  • Mendez, Roque (Principal). Academic Specialist (USIA) Visiting Professor to Mexico, Funding Source Not specified. (Funded: 1994). Grant.
  • Mendez, Roque (Principal). Academic Specialist (USIA) Visiting Professor to Mexico, Funding Source Not specified. (Funded: 1992). Grant.
  • Ginsburg, H. (Principal), Mendez, Roque (Principal). Childhood Injury Prevention Infancy, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $165590. (Submitted: 1992). Grant.
  • Mendez, Roque (Principal). High Risk Youth Demonstration Project for San Marcos, Texas, Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration. Office of Substance Abuse. Department of Health and Human Services, Federal, $1257688. (Submitted: 1992). Grant.
  • Ginsburg, H. (Principal), Mendez, Roque (Principal). Childhood Injury Prevention Infancy, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $165590. (Submitted: 1991). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Psychology Graduate Program Committee
September 1, 2021-Present
Member
Faculty meetings and PC meetings
January 15, 2021-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Psicologia Iberoamericana
October 26, 2020-Present
Member
The Monarch Center for Immigrant Research Committee
August 28, 2020-Present
Member
Faculty Senate
June 17, 2020-Present