Nolan T Krueger
Nolan Krueger is a Ford fellow and counseling psych doctoral candidate working alongside Dr. Kevin Cokley. His research investigates Multiracial identity, and the various health effects of Multiracial-specific phenomena on both psychological well-being as well as behavioral health for Mixed-race individuals. His research also focuses on minority status stressors, and the psychosocial experiences impacting students of color in higher education.
Nolan is a psychologist in training providing serviced in both university and community-based settings. His expertise lies in strengths-based identity development (racial, sexual, gender, etc.) relational/interpersonal concerns, liberatory healing through critical resistance and radical hope, holistic career counseling, creativity, and decolonized praxis with a clinical approach guided by cultural humility and interpersonal/relational authenticity. He is currently placed as a doctoral intern at UC Berkeley's Counseling and Psychological Services, Berkeley, CA.
Nolan is active in both criminal legal as well as educational policy work, particularly as it affects Black and brown Americans at the local, regional, and state level. He has conducted research and analysis and helped craft policy briefings and reports for the Institute of Urban Policy Research and Analysis housed in UT's African and African Diaspora Studies Department. He also engages in prison abolition scholar-activism with an emphasis on higher education in correctional settings. While in Austin, he was involved in the Texas Prison Education Initiative where he taught UT-accredited coursework at Lockhart State Prison.