PhD, MA, University of Illinois Champaign; BA, University of Michigan

Research Interests 

Achievement in children; college adjustment; diversity issues; prosocial behavior in children; personality and social development; racial/ethnic identity; women’s issues


Dr. LeSure-Lester has extensive experience teaching graduate courses in psychology; she has taught courses in a variety of areas, including advanced individual counseling, child psychopathology, human diversity, the counseling process, life span development, theories and techniques of family therapy, and practicum. She has written more than 20 articles. She maintains a private practice in Pasadena, Calif., where she works with adults and children who suffer from a full range of psychological problems.