The authors used narrative inquiry and Anzaldúa's () bordlerlands theory to understand the cultural experiences of 5 Mexican American women in doctoral programs accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. Results indicated that participants navigated multiple cultural spheres and that the doctoral program culture affected their professional identity. Implications for counselor education include engaging Mexican American women in academic activities congruent with their ethnic identities.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Developmental and Educational Psychology
- Clinical Psychology