Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 10:29:18 AM Fri, 30 Jan 2015 
 Paul  Leung
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Paul Leung
Professor-Rehabilitation, Social Work and Addictions
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Email  pleung@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 369-7939    Fax No: (940) 565-3960   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: *Instructor is no longer associated with the department. The course syllabus has been maintained in accordance with TEC 51.974 (H.B. 2504).   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy   Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 1970
Master of Arts   Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 1967
Bachelor of Science   California Baptist College, Riverside, CA 1963
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SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2015RHAB3200701Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I  
Spring 2015RHAB3200810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I Download Syllabus
Fall 2014RHAB3200810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I Download Syllabus
Fall 2013RHAB3200810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I Download Syllabus
Spring 2013RHAB3400820Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II Download Syllabus
Spring 2013RHAB3400810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II Download Syllabus
Fall 2012RHAB3400820Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II Download Syllabus
Fall 2012RHAB3400810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II Download Syllabus
Fall 2012RHAB3200820Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I Download Syllabus
Fall 2012RHAB3200810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I Download Syllabus
Spring 2012RHAB3400001Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II Download Syllabus
Spring 2011RHAB3400820Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II Download Syllabus
Spring 2011RHAB3400810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II Download Syllabus
Spring 2010RHAB5731791Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II3 
Spring 2010RHAB5731001Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II48 
Spring 2010RHAB3400001Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II156 
Fall 2011RHAB5730001Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disabili  
Fall 2011RHAB5710821Rehabilitation in a Mutlicultural Society  
Fall 2011RHAB5710820Rehabilitation in a Mutlicultural Society  
Fall 2011RHAB5710811Rehabilitation in a Mutlicultural Society  
Fall 2011RHAB5710810Rehabilitation in a Mutlicultural Society  
Fall 2011RHAB3400820Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II  
Fall 2011RHAB3400810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II Download Syllabus
Fall 2011RHAB3200820Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I  
Fall 2011RHAB3200810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I Download Syllabus
Fall 2010RHAB5730001Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I90 
Fall 2010RHAB3400810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability II Download Syllabus
Fall 2010RHAB3200810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I Download Syllabus
Fall 2009RHAB5710001Rehabilitation in a Mutlicultural Society36 
Fall 2009RHAB3200810Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I144 
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
1999-PresentProfessor (Chair – July 2004 to December 2007)Department of Rehabilitation, Social Work and AddictionsCollege of Public Affairs and Community ServiceUniversity of North Texas
2010-2012adjunctrehabilitationeducationGallaudet University
1999-2012adjunctRehabilitationEducationSan Diego State University
1996-1999Professor/Head of School/ChairSchool of Studies in DisabilityFaculty of Health and Behavioral SciencesDeakin University, Burwood, Victoria Australia
1990-1996Professor/DirectorDivision of Rehabilitation Education ServicesCollege of Applied Life StudiesUniversity of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign Champaign, Illinois
1982-1990Associate Professor/Professor/DirectorDivision of Rehabilitation Counseling Department of Medical Allied Health ProfessionsSchool of MedicineUniversity of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1982-1990Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical ProfessorDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Arts and SciencesUniversity of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1975-1982Rehabilitation PsychologistDepartment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center Tucson, Arizona
1970-1982Assistant/Associate ProfessorDepartment of RehabilitationCollege of EducationUniversity of Arizona Tucson, Arizona
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
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  Type  Publications per page   
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Caregiving Following Traumatic Brain Injury â€" A Multicultural Perspective in Muenchberger, H, Kendall, E. & Wright, J. (eds), Traumatic Brain Injury: Systems of support for Healing and Health
Book chapters
Confronting Disparities: Challenges for Vocational Rehabilitation Research in Wehman, P., K.Williams Gary, J.L. Bourdon (eds) Race, Ethnicity and Disability Research: Modern Advancements and Future Endeavors in the Field
Virginia Commonwealth University
Book chapters
Transition and Students of Color: A Framework for Research and Practice
Darensbourg, B., Donnell, C.M., Leung, P., Catalano, D.
Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Journal
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Race/Ethnicity, Culture, and Socioeconomic Status and Caregiving of Persons with Disabilities in Talley, Ronda C.; Crews, John E. (Eds.), Multiple Dimensions of Caregiving and Disability: Research, Practice, Policy
Leung, P.
Book chapters
Developing Identity: Disability and Minority Considerations
Book chapters
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2011-201437th and 38th Institute on Rehabilitation IssuesMemberEditorial Team
2011-2014Asian American Journal of PsychologyMemberEditorial Team
2009Advisory Board, Disabilities: Insights across fields and around the world (volumes 1,2,3) Praeger, Westport, Connecticut  
2007(Book) Leung, P., C. Flowers, W. Talley & P. Sanderson. Multicultural Issues in Rehabilitation and Allied Health, Aspen Professional Services, Linn Creek, MO  
1999-2002International Editorial Advisory Board, Handbook of Disability Studies, Sage PublicationsMember 
1997-2000Australian Journal of Rehabilitation CounselingAssociate Editor 
1987-1996Journal of RehabilitationEditor 
1994Proceedings, Summit II: "Multiculturalism for the 21st Century. National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns."Editor 
1992Meeting the Unique Needs of Minorities with Disabilities. A report to the President and Congress, National Council on Disabilities, Washington, DC, April, 193Editor (with T. Wright) 
1992Proceedings: "Addressing the Unique Needs of Minorities with Disabilities." National Council on Disability, Washington, DCEditor (with T. Wright) 
1990Journal of Vocational RehabilitationEditorial Board, Special Issue Editor 
1990Journal of Training and Practice of PsychologySpecial Issue Editor, Minorities and Psychology 
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2014Informal Aspects of Grant FundingParticipantPsychology Summer Institute, APA, Washington, DC, July, 2014
2013Confronting Disparities in Vocational Rehabilitation,WebcastPresenterVirginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA., February, 2013,
2013In the Beginning: Integrated Care Before Integrated CarePresenterPsychology Summer Institute, American Psychological Association, July, 2013, Washington, D.C.
2013Finding Space for Self-Care within Our Communities and FamiliesParticipantPsychology Summer Institute, APA, Washington, D.C., July, 2013
2012Health and Disability Beliefs: Some Asian American PerspectivesPresenterRace, Ethnicity and Disabilities – State of the Science Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, Wash, D.C. March 2012
2012Confronting Disparities: Persons with disabilities from ‘minority’ populationsPresenterRace, Ethnicity and Disabilities – Plenary Presentation, State of the Science Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, Wash, D.C. March 2012
2011Social Justice & Ethics in Rehabilitation: “Fixing Our Jericho Road”PresenterNational Association on Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, Atlanta, GA, July 2011
2011Steps/Ramp Towards A Fully Inclusive and Integrative SocietyPresenter“Disability Mainstreaming in Development Cooperation”, supported by the European Commission, Nairobi, Kenya, September, 2011.
2011Pursuing Publication in Peer-reviewed JournalsParticipantNCRE/RSA/CSAVR Conference, Washington, D.C., Nov, 2011
2010CRCC Code of Ethics and CORE StandardsPresenterRegion VI Education Forum, Dallas, TX, September, 2010
2010CORE StandardsCo-Chair, ParticipantNCRE Annual Conference, Manhattan Beach, CA. April 2010
2009CORE Standards ReviewPanelNCRE, San Antonio, TX February, 2009
2009CORE Standards Review ProcessPanelNCRE, Washington, DC November, 2008; NCRE San Antonio, TX February, 2009
2009Improving Access to Health Care and Education, Sustainable Partnerships: A Call to ActionModerator/ParticipantUSAid and HED Conference, Veracruz, Mexico, October, 2009
2009CORE Standards Review UpdateFacilitator/ParticipantNCRE/RSA/CSAVR Conference, Washington, DC, October, 2009
2008A Multicultural Approach to RehabilitationPanelMulticultural Rehabilitation Webcast, National Center for Dissemination of Rehabilitation Research, Austin, TX October, 2008
2008Role of Undergraduates in VR Agencies: Educator’s PerspectivePanelRegion VI Education Forum, Dallas, September, 2008
2008Nature of Disparities Among People from Underrepresented GroupsPanelNational Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Section 21 Capacity Building Conference, Arlington, VA., July, 2008
2007International and Socioeconomic Status Perspectives on DisabilityDiscussantAmerican Psychological Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, August, 2007
2007Cultural Competence: A Review of Conceptual FrameworksPanelDisability, Race and Culture State of the Science Conference, University of Illinois-Chicago, July 26, 2007
2007Evaluation Capacity Building: A Culturally and Contextually Grounded Interactive Framework and ExemplarPanelDisability, Race and Culture State of the Science Conference, University of Illinois-Chicago, July 26, 2007
2007United States and Mexico Strengthening TIES: Expanding the ImpactsPanelFacilitated Discussion, Queretaro, Mexico, June 2007
2005Consortia of Administrators for Native American Rehabilitation, Seattle, WAPanelNational Conference on Native American Rehabilitation
2005Preconference Workshop, Diversity and Community Rehabilitation ProgramsPanelNational Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, San Antonio, TX, July 2005
2005Policy and ResearchDiscussantHoward University Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, March 2005, Chevy Chase, MD
2005Professional Advancement and Mentoring Others to Take Our PlacesPresenterEighth Annual Equity and Diversity Conference, UNT, Denton, TX , February 2005
2004Capacity Building for Community Rehabilitation Programs-Addressing DiversityPresenterCouncil of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation Conference, Nashville, TN
2004State of the Science Conference, Washington, D.C.PresenterHoward University Research and Training Center
2003Research in Diverse CommunitiesPresenter & OrganizerNCRE Conference, Tucson, AZ
2002Diversity PanelPresenterFirst Annual North Texas Multicultural Awareness Conference, Dallas
2002Caregiving and Persons with Disabilities: Cultural, Ethnic, Racial & Socioeconomic IssuesPresenterRosalyn Carter Institute, Atlanta, October, 2002
2002The Asian American Community and DisabilityPresenterSatellite TeleConference, Howard University, Washington, DC
2002Ethics and Diversity Revisited: CRCC Canons – ResearchPresenterNational Council on Rehabilitation Education, Tucson, AZ
2002Walking the Tightrope: P & T for Community Service FacultyPresenterNational Council on Rehabilitation Education, Tucson, AZ, February, 2002
2002Navigational Strategies for Higher Education: ResearchPresenterNational Council on Rehabilitation Education, Tucson AZ
2001Future Visions in Rehabilitation EducationPresenterNational Council on Rehabilitation Education, Tucson, AZ
1999Capacity Building: Making It WorkPresenterHoward University National Conference on Capacity Building, Arlington, VA
1998“Rehabilitation Psychology” An Ethnic Minority PerspectiveChairAmerican Psychological Association San Francisco, August 1998
1996University Based Disability Studies and ResearchPresenter18th World Congress of Rehabilitation International, Auckland, New Zealand, September, 1996
1996Asian AmericansPresenterUniversity of Illinois Student Affairs Staff Development, Champaign, IL, March, 1996
1994Education and RehabilitationDiscussantInternational Conference on Data and Trends in Developmental Disabilities; Administration on Developmental Disabilities and Rehabilitation Research, Washington, DC
1993Cultural Values and the Rehabilitation ProcessOrganizerAmerican Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada
1992FundingModerator/DiscussantNew Leadership for a New Era Conference, Howard Research and Training Center and the President’s Committee on Employment of Persons with Disabilities, Washington, DC
1992Motivation Students; Quad Rugby and Disabled Student Support ServicesOrganizer/DiscussantAHSSPPE, Long Beach, CA, July 1992
1991The Peer Review Process and Professional JournalsOrganizer/Moderator/DiscussantNational Rehabilitation Association, Louisville, KY, November 1991
1991Quality and Competence in Rehabilitation PsychologyOrganizer/Moderator/DiscussantAmerican Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA, August 1991
1989AIDS and RehabilitationOrganizer/ModeratorAmerican Psychological Association, New Orleans, August 1989
1988Publishing in RehabilitationPresenterNational Council on Rehabilitation Education, Chicago, IL, March 1988
1988Employee Assistance ProgramsModerator/DiscussantThe Humane Workplace, Chapel Hill, NC, March 1988
1986Empowerment and Persons with DisabilityOrganizer/ModeratorAmerican Psychological Association, Washington, DC, August 1986
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2014 2014 Another Look at Ethics in Human Services: As Minorities Become the Majority
Pac/Rim International Conference on Disabilities, Honolulu, HI, May, 2014
2014 2014 Rehabilitation Literacy: Is It Time?
National Association on Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, July, 2014
2013 2013 Using and Displaying Information: Data and Dashboards
Pac/Rim International Conference on Disability, Honolulu, HI, April, 2013
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 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2006-2010U.S.-Mexico Training, Internship, Exchanges and Scholarships (TIES)U.S. Aid and Higher Education for Development, Washington, DC Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004-2010Research Associate/Co-Investigator,University of Illinois, Chicago, Disability Rehabilitation Research Project, Center on Capacity Building for Minorities with Disabilities, National Institute on Disability and Co-PICompleted
2002-2005Urban Workforce Development ProjectAnonymous Foundation Grant Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2000-2005 Graduate Long-Term Training Grant, Rehabilitation Services Administration, U.S. Dept. of Education Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998-1999Effective Use of Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities in Higher EducationEvaluations and Investigation Program, Department Employment Training and Youth Affairs (DETYA), Australia Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1997-1999Promoting Retention and Success of Students with Chronic Medical ConditionsHigher Education Equity Program, Australia Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1993-1996Promoting and Retaining Students with Disabilities in Math, Engineering, and ScienceNational Science Foundation Co-PICompleted
1992-1995 Experimental and Innovative Training Grant Rehabilitation Services Administration Co-PICompleted
1992-1993 East Asia Exchange Program U.S. Information Agency Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1987-1990Long-Term TrainingRehabilitation Services Administration Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1987-1990 Spina Bifida Association Co-PICompleted
1985-1987Head Injury OutcomesN.C. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Co-PICompleted
1984-1986Long Term TrainingRehabilitation Services Administration Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1975-1976 Drug Abuse Information Center, Arizona Department of Health Co-PICompleted
1971-1975Training Counselors in Alcohol and Drug AbuseNational Institute on Drug Abuse, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, D.C. Principal InvestigatorCompleted
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2009-2012University Promotion/Tenure Committeemember, vice chairUniversity of North Texas
2008-2010Standards Review CommitteeCo-ChairCouncil on Rehabilitation Education
2006Task Force on Training Issues in Psychological Testing for Graduate Students with Disabilities American Psychological Association
2001-2006Diversity Advisory CommitteeMemberNational Council on Disability
1992-2006Advisory BoardMember; consultantHoward University Research and Training Center, Washington, DC.
2002-2005Research Advisory Committee Rehabilitation Research Initiative on Diversity and Community Rehabilitation Programs, University of Texas/Pan American
2000-2004Promotion and Tenure CommitteeChairUniversity of North Texas
2001-2002Steering CommitteeMemberNIDRR Social & Behavioral Research Needs Conference
1996-1997Examination CommitteeMemberAssociation of State and Provincial Psychology Boards
1994-1996Committee on Division APA RelationsMember, Chair, 1996 
1993-1996Rehabilitation Cultural Diversity Initiative National Advisory Committee, San Diego, CAMemberRehabilitation Services Administration
1991-1996President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Washington, D.C.Member 
 Access Committee Krannert Center for Performing Arts
 Chancellor’s Minority Faculty Advisory Committee University of Illinois
 Rehabilitation Services Advisory CouncilMember (Gubernatorial Appointment)Illinois
 Equal Opportunity Committee (University Senate) University of Illinois
 Academic BoardElectedDeakin University
  Diversity Advisory RepresentativeUniversity of North Texas
 Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Committee University of North Texas
 College of Public Affairs and Community Service University of North Texas
 Behavioral Health Advisory Council, Division of Health Services Arizona
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
1994-1996 Member, Board of DirectorsAsian American Psychological Association
1981-1996 Regional Representative 1981, 1994; President 1995-1996National Council on Rehabilitation Education
 International Neuropsychological Society Professional Societies
 National Academy of Neuropsychology Professional Societies
 Society of Behavioral Medicine Professional Societies
 National Rehabilitation Counselors Association Professional Societies
 National Association for Multicultural Rehabilitation ConcernsPresident 2005-2006, Board Member 1999-2001, 2009-2011National Rehabilitation Association
 American Rehabilitation Counselors Association American Counseling Association
 Division 52, International American Psychological Association
 Division 45, Ethnic Minority Psychology American Psychological Association
 Division 40, Clinical Neuropsychology American Psychological Association
 Division 38, Health Psychology American Psychological Association
 Division 22, Rehabilitation PsychologyProgram Chair, 1985; Chair, Education and Training Committee, 1985-1991; President Elect 1991-1992; President 1992-93; Past President 1993-1994; Secretary, Executive Board, 1987-1990; Board Member at Large, 2006-2008American Psychological Association
 Division 17, Counseling Psychology American Psychological Association
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2014Outstanding Contributions to RehabilitationNational Rehabilitation Association, Southwest Region
2010Distinguished Career in Rehabilitation EducationNational Council on Rehabilitation Education
2009Diversity ChampionUNT Multicultural Center
2009President's AwardNational Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns
2009Virgie Winston Lifetime Achievement AwardNational Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns
2008Sylvia Walker National Multicultural AwardNational Rehabilitation Association
2008Lifetime Achievement AwardDivision 22, Rehabilitation Psychology, American Psychological Association
2007Diversity SupporterUNT Multicultural Center
2006Outstanding Contributions to EducationGreater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce
2000FellowAmerican Psychological Association, Division 45 and 22
1994Fellowship AwardWorld Rehabilitation Fund, International Exchange of Experts and Information in Rehabilitation
1993Past PresidentDivision 22, Rehabilitation Psychology, American Psychological Association
1993Outstanding Service AwardNational Council on Disability
 Bibliographic Citationvarious Marquis Who’s Who In America listings, Science and Engineering, etc.
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YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
1999National Council on Disability, Wash. D.C.Consultant 
1998-2000Hong Kong Equal Opportunities CommissionConsultant (Trainer) 
1993-1995Pacific Basin Research & Training Center, Honolulu, HawaiiConsultant 
 Asian Pacific Islander Caucus, Unitarian UniversalistVice ChairCommunity Service
 Board of Directors, Opening Doors Immigration, Inc. Denton, TXMemberCommunity Service
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Practicing Psychologist, North Carolina, #972
Psychologist, Arizona, #219 (inactive)
Council on Health Service Providers in Psychology, #18357
Commission on Certification of Rehabilitation Counselors, #3859
Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology, #3000

Continuing Education
Neuropsychology - Ralph Reitan Neuropsychological Evaluation (Basic & Advanced, Univ. of Arizona)
Health Economics - Monash University, Australia

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