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Zack Ross

Adjunct Faculty
Online Psychology, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Dr. Ross is an International Psychologist that engages in culturally-centered therapies and research for communities, organizations, systems, and governments around the world. He comes from a multicultural/multiethnic background as the product of an Italian father and an African-American mother, and various siblings and family members of multiethnic identities.

Dr. Ross is the Chairman of the ZACK ROSS FOUNDATION, an international philanthropic organization with a focus on mental health, poverty, education, human rights, and cultural exchange, and is the CEO of the ZACK ROSS GROUP, a private equity, venture capital, and real estate investment firm. He also teaches business courses at the Brennan School of Business with Dominican University.









  • PhD, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 
  • MBA, Dominican University


  • International Business
  • Globalization
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • General Psychology
  • Community Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Cultural Psychology
  • Cross-cultural Psychology
  • International Psychology