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Mark Chae, an Associate Professor of Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Counseling Professions at the School of Health Related Professions of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout his career. While a student at Columbia University in New York City, Mark Chae won an academic scholarship from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Mark Chae earned both his Master of Arts in Applied Psychology and Master of Education in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University. While earning his Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, Mark Chae was awarded the New Jersey Psychological Association’s Foundation Scholarship for Minority Graduate Students and the APA Science Directorate Award presented at the 111th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Due to his high ranking in the class, Dr. Chae was also a member of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education. Upon graduation, he was nominated by the Counseling Psychology PhD faculty for the Outstanding Graduate Student Award. Utilizing his comprehensive knowledge in his field, Mark Chae has published a variety of articles on topics including identity development, multicultural competence, and racial and ethnic identity. In The New Jersey Journal of Professional Counseling, Dr. Chae composed an article regarding the association between race and sex in “Gender and Ethnicity in Identity Formation.” Writing a chapter for the compilation Handbook of Multicultural Counseling, he explored issues regarding Asian American racial and ethnic identity. Dr. Chae also wrote the article “Asian American Men and Fatherhood: An Ecological Systems Perspective” for the book Culturally Responsive Counseling with Asian American Men.

Work experience

Jan 2005Present


University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


Sep 1999Aug 2004


Seton Hall University Psychology