Counseling & Educational Psychology Directory

In alphabetical order

Carolyn Barber
Associate Professor
223 Education
Research Interests: development of civic and social justice attitudes and competencies in adolescents and young professionals, and social supports for the development of youth identified as gifted and/or talented


LaVerne BerkelLaVerne Berkel
Associate Dean, Associate Professor
347 Education
Research Interests: multicultural issues, particularly religion and spirituality; also African American health, particularly factors that contribute to health promoting verses health-defeating behaviors among African Americans


Chris BrownChris Brown
Division Chair, Professor
221 Education
Research Interests: cultural dimensions of career development, domestic violence, sport psychology and ethical issues



Mary Phyl DwightMary Phyl Dwight
Assistant Clinical Professor, Exercise Science Program Coordinator
245 Swinney Rec. Center





HarringtonStephanieStephanie Harrington
Administrative Assistant
217 Education





Kohlhlar_JulieJulie Kohlhart
Community Counseling and Assessment Services Director
212 Education





Kimberly LangrehrKimberly Langrehr
Assistant Professor
220 Education
Research Interests: multicultural issues such as developing critical awareness, racial socialization, multicultural training issues, and international trans-racial adoption issues across the life-span


Jacob MarszalekJacob Marszalek
Associate Professor
223 Education
Research Interests: motivational theories in psychology and education (e.g., flow, anxiety, and reactance), psychometrics, research design and statistics, gender and minority differences in test performance, evaluation of institutional/educational programs for minority outreach and support


MurdockNancy2Nancy Murdock
215 Education
Research Interests: family systems theory, social psychological/interpersonal approaches to the counseling process, and professional issues



Johanna NilssonJohanna Nilsson
223 Education
Research Interests: international issues and populations (e.g., international students, refugees, and immigrants), supervision, and social justice advocacy



dean_justin_perry_officialJustin Perry
Ewing Marion Kauffman Endowed Chair & Professor
347 Education





Laurel WatsonLaurel Watson
Assistant Professor
219 Education
Research Interests: women’s/gender-related themes, social justice/multiculturalism, and trauma



WoodardDebra2Debra Woodard
Associate Teaching Professor
218 Education
Research Interests: Multicultural counseling, the development of cultural competencies, and social justice initiatives, elimination of barriers to student achievement through school counseling, development of resilience in students and strengths based counseling, implementation of comprehensive guidance programs throughout all schools, and data supported advocacy for school counseling programs