Dr. Lucas Torres, associate professor of psychology at Marquette University, was recently honored with the Way Klingler Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award.
Torres has studied mental health disparities among members of the Latino community through funding from the National Institute of Mental Health. He has collaborated with colleagues at other institutions to study post-traumatic stress disorder among African-Americans who face discrimination and community violence.
He and Dr. Lisa Edwards, associate professor of counselor education and counseling psychology, co-founded the Latina/o Well-Being Research Initiative.
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