Joseph E. Trimble (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, Institute of Group Relations), formerly a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, is Professor of Psychology at Western Washington University, a Senior Scholar at the Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research at Colorado State University, and a Research Associate for the National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He has held offices in the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology and the American Psychological Assocation. He holds Fellow status in three APA divisions (9, 27, 45) and is a past-President of the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (APA Division 45) and a Council member for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (APA Division 9). Dr. Trimble has generated over 100 publications on cross-cultural and ethnic topics in psychology including 14 edited, co-edited, and co-authored books. His most recent co-edited Handbook of Racial & Ethnic Minority Psychology was selected as a CHOICE Magazine Outstanding Academic Title in 2004. The majority of his articles, book chapters, and books focus on the role of culture and ethnicity in psychology, with an emphasis on American Indian and Alaska Native populations. In the past decade, though, he expanded his interests to include writing and research on ethnic and racial identity, cultural measurement equivalence, spirituality, and ethics, as well as contributing to the growth of ethnic psychology. He has received numerous excellence in teaching and mentoring awards for his work in the field of ethnic and cultural psychology, including the Excellence in Teaching Award and the Paul J. Olscamp Faculty Research Award from Western Washington University, the APA Division 45 Lifetime Achievement Award, the Janet E. Helms Award for Mentoring and Scholarship in Professional Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, the Washington State Psychological Association Distinguished Psychologist Award for 2002, and the Peace and Social Justice Award from APA Division 48.