Veola VazquezVeola Vazquez, PhD
Dr. Vazquez's specific research interests include interracial relationships, parenting of mixed race children and the development of virtues within varied cultural contexts. She earned her bachelor’s degree from California Baptist University and both her M.A. and Ph.D. from Rosemead School of Psychology at Biola University. She is a licensed psychologist and professor of psychology at CBU.
Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

  • Impact of racism on interracial marriages
  • Race-related coping vs. religious coping
  • Parenting mixed-race children
  • Role of forgiveness in coping with racism
  • Forgiveness processes among ethnic minorities
  • Role of forgiveness and micro-aggressions
  • Development of cultural humility in children
  • Resilience of cultural minorities and wisdom
  • Spiritual disciplines and resilience among cultural minorities

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