Etiony Aldarondo, PhD
Provost of Albizu University
Topics of Expertise:
Biracial/ Multicultural Children and Interracial/ Multicultural Families / Children / Couples Conflict, Separation & Divorce / Family Counseling, Therapy & Parenting Intervention / Immigrant, Mixed Status & Transnational Families / Latino Families / Parenthood: Motherhood/Fatherhood / Race, Ethnicity & Culture / Transition - Adolescents to Adulthood
Etiony Aldarondo is Provost of Albizu University and is the immediate past Executive Director of the Council on Contemporary Families. He earned his degree in clinical psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His research and clinical interests include wife assault, Latino mental health, family therapy, and individual and social change. Dr. Aldarondo’s publications include articles on wife assault cessation and psychological aggression, risk markers for the cessation and persistence of wife assault, ethnicity and wife assault, and motivation for change in abusive men. He also recently authored (with Dr. Fernando Mederos) “Programs for Men Who Batter: Intervention and Prevention Strategies in a Diverse Society,” published by Civic Research Institute.
Dr. Aldarondo previously served as the Associate Dean for Research at the University of Miami and as tenured faculty in the counseling psychology program at Boston College. He also worked at Harvard Medical School’s Cambridge Hospital and at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center. Dr. Aldarondo co-chairs the steering committee of the National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is a member of the National Advisory Board of the National Violence Against Women Prevention Research Center funded by the Center for Disease Control, and a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Batterer Intervention and Prevention Programs Evidence-Based Review Expert Panel.