Kimberly Langrehr
Associate Professor

Research Areas:

– Manifestation of managing implications of privilege (i.e., fragility, racial, sexual orientation, religion, cis) in developing social justice orientations among college students, mental health trainees, and practitioners

– Racial-ethnic socialization among post-modern modern families, more specifically: transracially adoptive families and queer women with adopted children of color

– Implications of adoption throughout the lifespan

– The manifestation of stereotypes and discrimination on the mental health of marginalized and oppressed groups


Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Loyola University-Chicago


Langrehr, K. J., Morgan, S. K., Ross, J., Oh, M., & Chong, W. W. (Online First Publication). Racist experiences, openness to discussing racism, and attitudes toward ethnic heritage activities: Adoptee-parent discrepancies. Asian American Journal of Psychology.

Morgan, S. K., & Langrehr, K. J. (Online First Publication). The link between transracially adoptive parents’ experiences with discrimination and their understanding of systemic racism. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Langrehr, K. J., Green, C., & Lantz, M. (2018). The implications of doctoral students’ professional socialization experiences in graduate training. The Counseling Psychologist, 45, 1162-1183.  doi: 10.1177/0011000017748588.

Farrell, M., & Langrehr, K. J. (2017). Effect of stress on the psychosocial functioning of diverse college students: Moderating effects of social support. Journal of College Counseling, 20, 208-224. doi: 10.1002/jocc.12070.

Watson, L. B., DeBlaere, C., Langrehr, K. J., Zelaya, D., & Flores, M. (2016). The influence of multiple oppressions on Women of Color’s experiences with insidious trauma. The Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 656-667.

Langrehr, K. J., & Blackmon, S. M. (2016). The impact of interracial anxiety and motivation to control bias on White privilege remorse. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 10, 157-164. doi: 10.1037/tep0000118.

Barrie, R. E., Langrehr, K. J., Jérémie–Brink, G., Adler, N., Hewitt, A., & Thomas, A. (2016). Stereotypical beliefs and psychological well-being of African American adolescent girls:  Collective self–esteem as a moderator. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 29, 423-442.

Langrehr, K. J., & Thomas, A. J., & Morgan, S. K. (2016). Confirmatory evidence for a multidimensional model of racial–ethnic socialization for transracially adoptive families. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 22, 432-439. doi: 10.1037/cdp0000081.

225 Education