Hung-Bin Sheu, Ph.D.

Hung-Bin Sheu

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of Maryland

Email: hsheu@albany.edu
Phone: (518) 442-5051

Dr. Sheu joined the Counseling Psychology faculty in Fall, 2011.  His primary research interests include cross-cultural well-being research, social cognitive career theory, and multicultural counseling and therapist training.  He has published journal articles and book chapters as well as delivered presentations at national and international conferences on these topics.  He is currently on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Vocational Behavior, the Journal of Counseling Psychology, and the Chinese Journal of Guidance and Counseling.


Courses Taught

  • ECPY 627: Multicultural Perspectives: Counseling Theory and Practice
  • ECPY 726: Analysis of Covariance Structures
  • ECPY 750: Doctoral Seminar in Multicultural Counseling
  • ECPY 805: Advanced Practicum I in Counseling Psychology

Research Interests

  • Multicultural psychology
  • Career development/vocational psychology
  • Counselor training
  • Statistics and methodology

Representative Publications

Sheu, H., & Lent, R. W. (in press). A social cognitive perspective on career intervention. In P. J. Hartung, M. L. Savickas, & W. B. Walsh (Eds.), APA handbook of career intervention: Foundations (Volume 1). Washington, DC: APA.

Sheu, H. (in press). Affective well-being viewed through a lens of race and ethnicity. In J. T. Pedrotti, & L. M. Edwards (Eds.), Perspectives on the intersection of multiculturalism and positive psychology. New York: Springer. (empirical book chapter).

Sedlacek, W. E., & Sheu, H. (in press). Selecting and supporting Asian American and Pacific Islander students in higher education. In S. D. Museus, D. C. Maramba, & R. T. Teranishi (Eds.), Asian Americans in Higher Education (pp. 327-339). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Sheu, H., Rigali-Oiler, M., & Lent, R. W. (2012). Multicultural Counseling Self-Efficacy Scale – Racial Diversity Form: Factor structure and test of a social cognitive model. Psychotherapy Research, 22, 527-542.

Lent, R. W., Lopez, F. G., Sheu, H., & Lopez, A. M. (2011). Social cognitive predictors of the interests and choices of computing majors: Applicability to underrepresented students. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 78, 184-192.

Sheu, H., Lent, R. W., Brown, S. D., Miller, M. J., Hennessy, K. D., & Duffy, R. D. (2010). Testing the choice model of social cognitive theory across Holland themes: A meta-analytic path analysis.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76, 252-264.

Lent, R. W., & Sheu, H. (2010). Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory across cultures: Empirical status. In J. Ponterotto, J. M. Casas, L. A. Suzuki, C. M. Alexander (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural counseling (3rd ed., pp. 691-701). Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

Lent, R. W., Sheu, H., & S. D. Brown (2010). The self-efficacy–interest relationship and RIASEC type: Which is figure and which is ground? Comment on Armstrong and Vogel (2009). Journal of Counseling Psychology, 57, 219-225.

Lent, R. W., Sheu, H., Gloster, C. S., & Wilkins, G. (2010). Longitudinal test of a social cognitive model of choice in engineering students at historically Black universities.  Journal of Vocational Psychology, 76, 387-394.

Sheu, H.  (2010). Bridging the international gap when counseling Asian and Asian American men. In W. M. Liu, D. K. Iwamoto, & M. H. Chae (Eds.), Culturally responsive counseling with Asian American men (pp. 299-317).  New York: Routledge.

Miller, M., & Sheu, H. (2008). Measurement and research issues in multicultural psychology. In S. D. Brown & R. W. Lent (Eds.), Handbook of counseling psychology (4th ed., pp.103-120).  New York:  Wiley.