Joseph E. Trimble
Joseph E. Trimble
B.A. in General Psychology, Waynesburg College, 1961. Concentrated studies in psychology, natural science, English literature, and French
M.A. in General Psychology, University of New Hampshire, 1965. Concentrated studies in clinical and experimental psychology
Ph.D. in Social Psychology, University of Oklahoma, 1969. Concentrated in interdisciplinary studies in psychology and sociology at the Institute of Group Relations. Doctoral dissertation, chaired by William R. Hood, titled, Psychosocial indices of employed and unemployed male western Oklahoma American Indians
RF (Radcliffe Fellow). Radcliffe Institute for Adavanced Study, Harvard University, 2001
Major Contributions and Achievements
1963-1964: University of New Hampshire. Department of Psychology. Research Assistant
1967: University of Oklahoma. Oklahoma Center for Continuing Education. VISTA Trainer
1968-1975: Oklahoma City University. Associate Professor of Psychology (tenured, June,1972)
1968: University of Oklahoma. American Indian Institute. Research Associate
1968: University of Oklahoma. Department of Psychology. Research and Teaching Assistant
1969 Studied Computer Science at the University of Colorado under a National Science Foundation Summer Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship
1971 Studied Mass Communication at the University of Ohio under a National Science Foundation Summer Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship
1972-1973: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Adjunct Professor of Human Ecology
1976 Studied Cross-Cultural Counseling at the Cultural Learning Institute, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
1978-Present: Western Washington University. Professor of Psychology and Professor in the Woodring College of Education (tenured, June, 1985). Research Associate in the Center for Cross-Cultural Research. Director, Office of Institutional Assessment, Research, and Testing. (1990-Present)
1980-1986: Oregon Health Sciences University. Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry
1981-1986: Portland State University. Institute on Aging, Research Associate
1986-Present: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Department of Psychiatry. National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research. Research Associate
1986, 1994 (Summer): University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Visiting Professor of Psychology
1975-1978: Battelle Human Affairs Research Centers, Seattle, Washington. Research Scientist, Social Change Study Center
1990-Present: Colorado State University. Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research, Department of Psychology, Center Scholar and Adjunct Professor of Psychology
1995-1999: University of Alaska, Anchorage. Adjunct Research Professor. Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies
2000 –2001: Harvard University, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Fellow and Visiting Professor
Honors and Awards
1965 Elected Psi Chi, Honorary Society in Psychology
1969 & 1971 Fellow, National Science Foundation, 1971, at the University of Ohio and 1969, at the University of Colorado. Both were for summer institute study in mass communication and computer science, respectively.
1971 Visiting Scientist for the American Psychological Association
1981 Elected to Fellow status, American Psychological Association, Hold Fellow status in Divisions 9, 27, and 45.
1983-84 Outstanding Teacher/Scholar, Western Washington University
1985 Distinguished Scholar, Committee on the Role and Status of Ethnic Minorities in Educational Research, American Educational Research Association
1986-87 Excellence in Teaching Award, Western Washington University.
1991 Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Contribution to the Development and Implementation of the National Institute on Drug Abuse's Special Populations Research Programs, National Institute on Drug Abuse
1994 Lifetime Achievement Award, Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (Division 45 of the American Psychological Association)
1999 Certificate of Appreciation for Counsel During Term of Office as a Member of the Epidemiology and Prevention Research Subcommittee, National Institute on Drug Abuse
1999 Paul J. Olscamp Outstanding Faculty Research Award, Western Washington University
2001 The Eleventh Annual Janet E. Helms Award for Mentoring and Scholarship in Professional Psychology at the Teachers College, Columbia University, 18th Annual Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education.
2002 Distinguished Psychologist Award by the Washington State Psychological Association.
Certificate of Appreciation for Services as a Member of the Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention Study Section, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institute of Health, Center for Scientific Review, June 2004.
2004 Peace and Social Justice Award given by the American Psychological Association’s Division of Peace Psychology
2006 Allen L. Edwards Lecturer Fellowship, Department of Psychology, University of Washington
2007 Distinguished Elder Award, National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Seattle, WA
2007 O’Brien Visiting Professor, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
2008 The Mary Hennessey Blum Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of New Hampshire
The Handbook of Ethical Research with Ethnocultural Populations and Communities, by Joseph E. Trimble and Celia Fisher. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, 2006.
Handbook of Racial & Ethnic Minority Psychology, ed. by Guillermo Bernal, Joseph E. Trimble, et al. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, 2003.
Towards an Inclusive Psychology: Infusing the Introductory Psychology Textbook with Diversity Content, by Joseph E. Trimble, Michael R. Stevenson, and Judith P. Worell. Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association, 2004.
Trimble, Joseph E. "'In Sacred Manner They Are Sending Voices:' Partial Results of a Survey of the Self-Image of the American Indian." Applied Cross-Cultural Psychology. Eds. J. W. Berry and W. J. Lonner. Amsterdam: Swets & Zeitlinger, 1975. 149-153.
Trimble, J. E. & B. Medicine. "Development of Theoretical Models and Levels of Interpretation in Mental Health." Anthropology and Mental Health. Ed. J. Westermeyer. The Hague: Mouton, 1976. 161-199.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Value Differences among American Indians: Concerns for the Concerned Counselor." Counseling Across Cultures. Eds. P. Pederson, W. J. Lonner, J. G. Draguns. Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1976. 65-81.
Trimble, Joseph E. "The Sojourner in the American Indian Community: Methodological Issues and Concerns." Journal of Social Issues 33 (1977): 159-174.
Dinges, Norman E., Joseph E. Trimble and Albert R. Hollenbeck. "American Indian Adolescent Socialization: a Review of the Literature." Journal of Adolescence 2 (1979): 259-296.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Forced Migration: Its Impact on Shaping Coping Strategies." Uprooting and Development. Eds. G. V. Coelho and P. I. Ahmed. New York: Plenum Press, 1980. 449-478.
Dinges, Norman, Joseph E. Trimble, Spero M. Manson, Frank L. Pasquale. "Counseling and Psychotherapy with American Indians and Alaskan Natives." Cross- Cultural Counseling and Psychotherapy. Eds. A. J. Marsella and P. B. Pedersen. New York: Pergamon Press, 1981. 243-276.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Value Differentials and Their Importance in Counseling American Indians." Counseling Across Cultures. Eds. P. B. Pedersen, et al. Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1981. 203-226.
Trimble, Joseph E. and Susan S. Richardson. "Minority Elderly Adaptation to Life-Threatening Events: an Overview with Methodological Consideration." Journal of Minority Aging 7 (1981-82): 12-24.
Trimble, Joseph E. "American Indian Mental Health and the Role of Training for Prevention." New Directions in Prevention among American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Ed. S. M. Manson. Portland: Oregon Health Sciences University, 1982. 147-171.
Trimble, Joseph E., Susan S. Richardson. "Locus of Control Measures among American Indians." Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology 13 (1982): 228-238.
Lee, D. John and Joseph E. Trimble. "Psychosocial Differences among Chinese Canadian and Non-Chinese Students." Canadian Ethnic Studies 14 (1982): 43-56.
Ryan, Robert A., Joseph E. Trimble. "Toward an Understanding of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues of Rural and Migrant Ethnic Minorities: a Search for Common Experiences." Perspectives on Minority Group Mental Health. Eds. F. U Munoz, R Endo. Washington, D. C.: University Press of America, 1982. 23-39.
Trimble, Joseph E., et al. "American Indians, Psychology and Curriculum Development: a Proposed Reform with Reservations." Mental Health and People of Color. Eds. J. C. Chunn, P. J. Dunston, F. Ross-Sheriff. Washington, D. C.: Howard University Press, 1983. 43-56.
Trimble, Joseph E., Walter J. Lonner, and Jerry D. Boucher. "Stalking the Wily Emic: Alternatives to Cross-Cultural Measurement." Human Assessment and Cultural Factors. Eds. S. H. Irvine and J. W. Berry. New York: Plenum Press, 1983. 259-273.
Trimble, Joseph E., et al. "American Indian Concepts of Mental Health: Reflections and Directions." Mental Health Services: the Cross-Cultural Context. Eds. P. B. Pedersen, N. Sartorius, A. J. Marsella. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, 1984. 199-220.
Trimble, Joseph E. and Susanna A. Hayes. "Mental Health Intervention in the Psychosocial Contexts of American Indian Communities." Ecological Approaches to Clinical and Community Psychology. Eds. W. A. O'Connor, B. Lubin. New York: Wiley, 1984. 293-321.
Trimble, Joseph E. and Teresa LaFromboise. "American Indians and the Counseling Process: Culture, Adaptation, and Style." Handbook of Cross Cultural Counseling and Therapy. Ed. P. Pedersen. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1985. 127-133.
Schinke, Steven Paul, Robert F. Schilling, Lewayne D. Gilchrist, Richard P. Barth, Janet Kay Bobo, Joseph E. Trimble, and George T.
Cvetkovich. "Preventing Substance Abuse with American Indian Youth." Social Casework 66 (1985): 213-217.
Berry, John W., Joseph E. Trimble, Esteban L. Olmedo. "Assessment of Acculturation." Field Methods in Cross-Cultural Research. Eds. W. J. Lonner, J. W. Berry. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, 1986. 291-324.
Trimble, Joseph E. and Walter J. Lonner. "Ethnicity and Culture in Psychology." High School Psychology Teacher 8:1 (1986): 2-5.
Trimble, Joseph E. and Walter J. Lonner. "Measuring Sensitivity to Pupillary Openings: an Exercise in Cross-Cultural Psychology." High School Psychology Teacher 8:1 (1986): 4.
Schinke, Steven Paul, ... Joseph E. Trimble, George T. Cvetkovich. "Preventing Substance Abuse among American Indian and Alaska Native Youth: Research Issues and Strategies." Journal of Social Service Research 9:4 (1986): 53-67.
Trimble, Joseph E. "American Indians and Interethnic Conflict." Ethnic Conflict: International Perspectives. Eds. J. Boucher, D. Landis, K. A. Clark. Newbury Park: Sage Publications, 1987. 208-229.
Cvetkovich, George ... Joseph E. Trimble. "Child and Adolescent Drug Use: a Judgment and Information Processing Perspective to Health-Behavior Interventions." Journal of Drug Education 17 (1987): 295-313.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Self-Perception and Perceived Alienation among American Indians." Journal of Community Psychology 15 (1987): 316-333.
Gilchrist, Lewayne D., Steven Paul Schinke, Joseph E. Trimble, George T. Cvetkovich. "Skills Enhancement to Prevent Substance Abuse among American Indian Adolescents." International Journal of Addictions 22 (1987): 869-879.
Bobo, Janet Kay, Lewayne D. Gilchrist, George T. Cvetkovich and Joseph E. Trimble. "Cross-Cultural Service Delivery to Minority Communities." Journal of Community Psychology 16 (1988): 263-272.
Schinke, Steven P., Gilbert J. Botvin, Joseph E. Trimble, et al. "Preventing Substance Abuse among American-Indian Adolescents: a Bicultural Competence Skills Approach." Journal of Counseling Psychology 35 (1988): 87-90.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Putting the Etic to Work: Applying Social Psychological Principles in Cross-Cultural Settings." The Cross Cultural Challenge to Social Psychology. Ed. M. H. Bond. Newbury Park: Sage Publications, 1988. 109-121.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Stereotypical Images, American Indians, and Prejudice." Eliminating Racism: Profiles in Controversy. Eds. P. A. Katz and D. A. Taylor. New York: Plenum, 1988. 181-202.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Malfeasance and Foibles of the Research Sponsor." American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research 2 (1989): 58-63.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Multilinearity of Acculturation: Person-Situation Interactions." Heterogeneity in Cross-Cultural Psychology. Eds. D. M. Keats, D. Muro, L Mann. Amsterdam: Swets & Zeitlinger, 1989. 173-186.
Trimble, Joseph E. and Candace M. Fleming. "Providing Counseling Services for Native American Indians: Client, Counselor, and Community Characteristics." Counseling Across Cultures. Eds. P. B. Pedersen, et al. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1989. 145-167.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Application of Psychological Knowledge for American Indians and Alaska Natives." Journal of Training & Practice in Professional Psychology 4 (1990): 45-63.
LaFromboise, Teresa D., Joseph E. Trimble, Gerald V. Mohatt. "Counseling Intervention and American Indian Tradition: an Integrative Approach." Counseling Psychologist 18 (1990): 628-654.
Moncher, Michael S., Gary W. Holden, Joseph E. Trimble. "Substance Abuse Among Native-American Youth." Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 58 (1990): 408-415.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Ethnic Specification, Validation Prospects, and the Future of Drug Use Research." International Journal of the Additions 25: 2A (1990-91): 149- 170.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Clinical Intervention and the American Indian Experience." California Psychologist 24:4 (1991): 15, 20.
Trimble, Joseph E. "The Mental Health Service and Training Needs of American Indians." Ethnic Minority Perspectives on Clinical Training and Services in Psychology. Eds. H. F. Myers, et al. Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association, 1991. 43-48.
Trimble, Joseph E. "A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach to Drug Abuse Prevention and Intervention with American Indian Youth." Working with Culture: Psychotherapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Minority Children and Adolescents. Eds. L. A. Vargas and J. D. Koss-Chioino. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992. 246-275.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Ethnomethodology, Psychosocial Measures, and Inhalant Abuse Research." Inhalant Abuse: a Volatile Research Agenda. Eds. C. W. Sharp, F. Beauvais, R. Spence. Rockville: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1992. 99-110.
Trimble, Joseph E. "An Integrative Theory of Human Understanding." (Rev. of Relativistic Naturalism: a Cross-Cultural Approach to Human Science, by Quin McLoughlin). Contemporary Psychology 37 (1992): 1005-1006.
Beauvais, Fred, Joseph E. Trimble. "The Role of the Researcher in Evaluating American Indian Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Programs." Cultural Competence for Evaluators: a Guide for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Practitioners Working with Ethnic/Racial Communities. Ed. M. A. Orlandi. Rockville: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, 1992. 173-201.
Trimble, Joseph E., Beatrice Medicine. "Diversification of American Indians: Forming an Indigenous Perspective." Indigenous Psychologies: Research and Experience in Cultural Context. Eds. U. Kim, J. W. Berry. Newbury Park: Sage, 1993. 133-151.
Homma-True, Reiko, Beverly Green, Steven R. Lopez, and Joseph E. Trimble. "Ethnocultural Diversity in Clinical Psychology." Clinical Psychologist 46 (1993): 50-63.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Toward and Understanding of Ethnicity and Ethnic Identity, and Their Relationship with Drug Use Research." Drug Abuse Prevention with Multi- Ethnic Youth. Eds. G. Botvin, S. Schinke, M. Orlandi. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 1995. 3-27.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Acculturation, Ethnic Identification, and the Evaluation Process." Advanced Methodological Issues in Culturally Competent Evaluation for Substance Abuse Prevention. Rockville: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, 1996. 13-61.
Trimble, Joseph E., et al. "Essential Cultural and Social Strategies for Counseling Native American Indians." Counseling Across Cultures. Eds. P. B. Peterson, J. G. Draguns, W. J. Lonner, J. E. Trimble. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 1996. 177-209.
Bates, Scott C., Fred Beauvais, and Joseph E. Trimble. "American Indian Adolescent Alcohol Involvement and Ethnic Identification." Substance Use and Misuse 32 (1997): 2013-2031.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Bridging Spiritual Sojourns and Social Science Research in Native Communities." Working at the Interface of Cultures. Ed. M. H. Bond. London: Routledge, 1997. 166-178.
Trimble, Joseph E. "American Indian Psychology." Encyclopedia of Psychology. Ed. A. E. Kazdin. Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association, 2000. 139-144.
Trimble, Joseph E. "President's Corner: On Sharing Our Wisdom, Experiences, and Knowledge. Focus: Notes from the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues 12 (2000): 1-2.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Social, Psychological Perspectives on Changing Self-Identification Among American Indians and Alaska Natives." Handbook of Cross-Cultural and Multicultural Personality Assessment. Ed. R. H. Dana. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000. 197-222.
Trimble, Joseph E. and Eldon R. Mahoney. "Gender and Ethnic Differences in Adolescent Self-Esteem in Alcohol and Other Drug Use Research: a Rasch Measurement Model Analysys." Alcohol Use Among American Indians and Alaska Natives: Multiple Perspectives on a Complex Problem. Eds. P. D. Mail, et al. Bethesda: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2002. 211-240.
Fisher, Celia B. ... Joseph E. Trimble. "Research Ethics for Mental Health Science Involving Ethnic Minority Children and Youths." American Psychologist 57 (2002): 1024-1040.
Burton, C. ... J. E. Trimble. "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) and Fluctuating Asymmetry (FA) in a College Sample: an Exploratory Study." American Journal of Human Biology 15 (2003): 601-619. 2 copies.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Cultural Sensitivity and Cultural Competence." The Portable Mentor: Expert Guide to a Successful Career in Psychology. Eds. M. J. Prinstein and M. D. Patterson. New York: Kluwer Academic, 2003. 13-32. 2 copies.
Beauvais, Fred, Joseph E. Trimble. "The Effectiveness of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Among American-Indian Youth." Handbook of Drug Abuse Prevention. Eds. W. Bukoski, Z. Sloboda. New York: Kluwer Academic, 2003. 393-410.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Infusing American Indian and Alaska Native Topics into the Psychology Curriculum." Teaching Gender and Multicultural Awareness: Resources for the Psychology Classroom. Eds. P. Bronstein and K. Quina. Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association, 2003. 221-236. 2 copies.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Introduction: Social Change and Acculturation." Acculturation: Advances in Theory, Measurement, and Applied Research. Eds. K. M. Chin, P. B. Organista, and G. Marín. Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association, 2003. 3-13.
Bernal, Guillermo, Joseph E. Trimble, A. Kathleen Burlew, Frederick T. L. Leong. "Introduction: the Psychological Study of Racial and Ethnic Minority Psychology." Handbook of Racial & Ethnic Minority Psychology. Eds. G. Bernal, J. E. Trimble, A. K. Burlew, F. T. L. Leong. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2003. 1-12.
Trimble, Joseph E., Janet E. Helms, Maria P. P. Root. "Social and Psychological Perspectives on Ethnic and Racial Identity." Handbook of Racial & Ethnic Minority Psychology. Eds. G. Bernal, J. E. Trimble, A. K. Burlew, F. T. L. Leong. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2003. 239-275.
Trimble, Joseph E. "An Inquiry into the Measurement of Ethnic and Racial Identity." Handbook of Racial-Cultural Psychology and Counseling: Theory and Research. Ed. R. T. Carter. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2004-05. 320-359.
Trimble, Joseph E. and Ryan A. Dickson. "Ethnic Gloss." Encyclopedia of Applied Developmental Science. Eds. C. B. Fisher, R. M. Lerner. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2005. 412-415.
Trimble, Joseph E. and Ryan A. Dickson. "Ethnic Identity." Encyclopedia of Applied Developmental Science. Eds. C. B. Fisher, R. M. Lerner. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2005. 415-419.
Trimble, Joseph E., Robin A. LaDue. "Law and Social Identity and Its Effects of American Indian and Alaska Native Youth." Race, Culture, Psychology, & Law. Eds. K. H. Barrett, W. H. George. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2005. 343-360.
Trimble, Joseph E. "Enriching Introductory Psychology with Race and Ethnicity: Considerations for the History of Psychology, Biopsychology, and Intelligence Measurement." Best Practice for Teaching Introduction to Psychology. Eds. D. S. Dunn, S. L. Chew. Mahway, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006. 93-109.
Trimble, Joseph, Gerald V. Mohatt and Ryan A. Dickson. "Psychosocial Foundations of Academic Performance in Culture-based Education Programs for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth: Reflections on a Multidisciplinary Perspective." Journal of American Indian Education 45.3 (2006): 38-59.