Dr. John E. Queener, Jr. obtained his Bachelors from The College of Wooster, Masters from The Ohio State University, and received his PhD in Counseling Psychology from The University of Akron. He currently teaches graduate courses in Counseling Psychology in the School of Counseling at The University of Akron, and he is co-training director of the Collaborative Program in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Queener writes and publishes research in the areas of multicultural issues, culturally specific interventions, retention and African American males, and resistance to multiculturalism. He is also a member of the Association of Black Psychologists, and the American Psychological Association. He is the current president of the Greater Cleveland Chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists, and is also an ad-hoc reviewer for the Journal of Black Psychology, and Chair of the Division of Health and Education for the Eastern Education Research Association. Dr. Queener currently serves as the Chief Program Director for Minority Behavioral Health Group, a non-profit organization founded to reduce the mental health disparities for African Americans and other under-served populations.