Dr. Lloyd H. Rogler Canino, Director of the Hispanic Research Center At Fordham University in the Bronx, New York, was born in Puerto Rico and has had a distinguished career of conduction basic studies on the family in Puerto Rico, the United States, and several Latin American countries.
Before joining the Fordham faculty, where he holds the Albert Schweitzer Chair in Humanities, Dr. Rogler Canino taught at the University of Puerto Rico, Yale University, and Case Western University. He is the recipient of numerous grants and the author of two standard reference works in the National Advisory Mental Health Counsel of the National Institute of Mental Health, U.S. Public Health Service (1972-1976), and was appointed to develop five-year research plans for the National Institute of Health and the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration. He has also been editorial consultant to many scientific journals.
Among his many honors, Dr. Rogler Canino was named a Fellow of the Hubert Humphrey Chair on Internationally Renowned Scholars, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minn. He received the Academic Excellence Award presented in Washington, D.C., in September in 1980 during a national Hispanic conference sponsored by the National Coalition of Hispanic Mental Health and Human Services Organizations (COSSMHO). This award was granted in recognition of Dr. Rogler Canino's "career of exemplary scholarship contributing significant insights and deeper understanding of issues critical to Hispanic families and communities." For his outstanding research contributions to the understanding of the mental health problems and strengths of Puerto Ricans, Dr. Rogler Canino was recently honored with an award from the New York Society of Clinical Psychologists.
He received his University of Iowa BA in philosophy in 1951, his MA and PhD in sociology, in 1952 and 1957 respectively.
Dr. Rogler Canino is a member of the Alumni Association.