Dr. Paul Kwon

( University of Nevada, Reno )


(775) 682-9819
  • Institution:University of Nevada, Reno
  • Departments: psychology
  • Research Fields: Clinical Psychology, Lgbtq+
  • Disciplines: Psychology
  • Location:Carson City
  • Funding:NIH - National Institutes of Health


Research mentor to dozens of graduate students and undergraduates, including McNair Scholars


Dr. Kwon’s research investigates the role of resilience variables in how stigmatized individuals, particularly LGBTQ and ethnic minority individuals, cope with environmental stressors. His work examines the ways in which people can thrive and succeed despite prejudice and stigma, leading to interventions and prevention efforts to foster resilience in these populations.