Professor and Author of Beyond Your Bubble
Tania Israel is a professor in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology at University of California, Santa Barbara. A counseling psychologist and Fellow of the American Psychological Association, she has facilitated educational programs and dialogues about topics including abortion, law enforcement, religion, and sexual orientation. Israel’s book, Beyond Your Bubble: How to Connect Across the Political Divide, grew out of a skill-building workshop she developed and delivered to hundreds of participants following the 2016 election. Her honors include 2019 Congressional Woman of the Year from California’s 24th District, the California Asian and Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus’s Heritage Award for Excellence in Mental Health, and Emerging Leader Award from the APA Committee on Women in Psychology.