Lesther Papa is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology. He is a faculty member of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and is a faculty advisor to two Filipinx student organizations. His clinical specialization is in clinical child and adolescent psychology, especially in trauma-informed interventions for young and school-age children. He conducts research on microaggressions in historically underrepresented communities. He holds a doctoral degree in psychology and an education specialist degree in school psychology from the combined Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychology Program at Utah State University.