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Gonzales, Rufus R.

Title/s:  Clinical Assistant Professor;
Coordinator of Clinical Training - Counseling

Specialty Area: Counseling Psychology

Office #:  Lewis Towers 1033, WTC

Phone: 312.915.6378

Email: rgonza1@luc.edu

CV Link: /media/lucedu/education/faculty/cv/Gonzales-CV-Fall17.pdf


  • PhD, Loyola University  Chicago, Chicago, IL

Program Areas

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Community Counseling
  • School Counseling

Research Interests

  • Latino Resilience
  • College Student Development
  • LGBTQ Identity Development

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association; Division 45 - Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race
  • Association of Chicagoland Externship and Practicum Training; past-President

Courses Taught

  • CPSY 440 Counseling Practicum/Internship
  • CPSY 441 Counseling Practicum II
  • CPSY 442 Counseling Practicum III


  • Evelyn Hooker award for service to the LGBT Community (DePaul University)
  • Loyola University Chicago, School of Education Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching (2019)