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Liza Hita

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Clinical Assoc Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3051
Clinical Assistant Professor, Director, ASU Online Psychology Program
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3051
Academic Assoc PRN
Academic Professional, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3051
Biography: 

Liza Hita is a Clinical Associate Professor of psychology and Director of Digital Innovation and Inclusion for the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Her administrative work focuses on the intersections of justice, transformation, and belonging. In her roles, she creates digitally-immersed learning tools and trainings, focuses on technology as means of empowerment and community-building, envisions new online programs, and explores deployment infrastructure.

She is a community-based participatory researcher focused on the dissemination and implementation of preventive interventions for families experiencing major life transitions, including high conflict families, never married and divorcing parents, bereaved families, and families impacted by incarceration. She also studies multicultural and social justice praxis, decolonial methodologies, and counselor training. Her current research and practice are focused on the online administration of parenting interventions and creating sustainable community-embedded supervision models. 

Her community work focuses on bridging health disparities through culturally restorative, holistic practices.  She is a full spectrum doula working with urban Indigenous families sharing traditional prenatal, birthing, and postpartum practices and providing loss support.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Arizona State University
  • M.A. Community Counseling, Northern Arizona University
  • B.A. Political Science and History, Specialization in Chicana/o Studies; University of California, Los Angeles
Spring 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology
AFR 494Special Topics
PSY 494Special Topics
HUL 494Special Topics
APA 494Special Topics
TCL 494Special Topics
AIS 494Special Topics
TSS 598Special Topics
HUL 598Special Topics
AIS 598Special Topics
PSY 598Special Topics
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology
PSY 492Honors Directed Study
PSY 493Honors Thesis
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 494Special Topics
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 492Honors Directed Study
PSY 493Honors Thesis
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
PSY 573Psychopathology
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 598Special Topics
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 494Special Topics
PSY 573Psychopathology
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 394Special Topics
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 492Honors Directed Study
PSY 493Honors Thesis
PSY 494Special Topics
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
PSY 573Psychopathology
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 598Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 394Special Topics
PSY 494Special Topics
PSY 573Psychopathology
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology
PSY 394Special Topics
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 494Special Topics
PSY 502Professional Issues in Psych
PSY 573Psychopathology
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 598Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology
PSY 394Special Topics
PSY 493Honors Thesis
PSY 494Special Topics
PSY 573Psychopathology
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology
PSY 394Special Topics
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 492Honors Directed Study
PSY 494Special Topics
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
PSY 598Special Topics