Pamela Balls Organista University of San Francisco, USA
Pamela Balls Organista, Ph.D., an African American psychologist, is Professor of Psychology at the University of San Francisco. Her research interests are in the areas of prevention interventions and ethnic minority health issues. Publications include the books, "Readings in Ethnic Psychology" (Routledge 1998) and "Acculturation" (APA 2003), which she co-edited with Kevin M. Chun and Gerardo Marin, and several articles on migrant laborers and AIDS and stress and coping in primary care patients. She is the founding faculty coordinator of the Ethnic Studies Program at the University of San Francisco.