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

Research Interests

Social Psychology
Health Psychology
Cultural 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: 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
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Faculty recipient of the Latino Star Award, Hispanic Policy Network, Hispanic Policy Network. April 10, 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Teaching, Liberal Arts. February 2018 - July 2018

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

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
Member
Academic Advisory Council for Latina/o Studies Minor Advisory Board (AACLATS)
September 2018-Present
Reviewer / Referee
European Scientific Journal
January 2018-Present