- Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University (1999).
- International issues and populations (e.g., international students, refugees, and immigrants), supervision, and social justice advocacy.
The Empowerment Program, a mental health program for refugee and immigrant women and their families. http://www.umkc.edu/ccas/empowerment_program_english.aspx
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Linnemeyer, R. M., Nilsson, J. E., Marszalek, J. M., & Khan, M. (2017). Social justice advocacy
among doctoral students in professional psychology programs. Counselling Psychology Quarterly. Advanced online publication, DOI: 10.1080/09515070.2016.1274961
Kelly, P., Cheng, A. Berkel, L. A., & Nilsson, J.E. (2016). Perception of individual and family
functioning among deployed female National Guard Members. Journal of Family Nursing. DOI: 10.1177/1074840716642791
Nilsson, J. E., & Berkel, L. A, Kelly, P., Trummer, M., Maung, J., & Sukumaran, N. (2014). Women in
the National Guard: Experiences with Children during Deployment. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 28(2), 113-131. DOI:10.1080/09515070.2014.970127
Nilsson, J. E., Barazanji, D. M., Heintzelman, A., Siddiqi, M., & Shilla, Y. (2012). Somali women’s
reflections on the adjustment of their children in United States. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 40, 240-252.
Murdock, N., Nilsson, J. E., & Duan, C. (2012). Shopping for old and new wine: A Response. The
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Murdock, N., Duan, C., & Nilsson, J. E. (2012). Emerging approaches to counseling interventions:
Theory, research and training. The Counseling Psychologist, 40, 966-975.
Nilsson, J. E., Schale, C. L., & Brown-Khamphadky, S. (2011). Facilitating trainees´ multicultural
competence and social justice advocacy through a refugee/immigrant mental health program. Journal of Counseling and Development, 4 (89), 413-422.
Nilsson, J. E., Marszalek, J., Linnemeyer, R., Bahner, A., & Hansen Misialek, L. (2011). Development
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