Sha'kema Blackmon, Ph.D., Loyola-Chicago (2010).African American psychology, health care disparities and care-giver
Sara K. Bridges, Ph.D., The University of Memphis (1999). Counselor training, couples and family therapy,
human sexuality, and constructivist theory.
Pamela A. Cogdal, Ph.D. Southern IL. University-Carbondale (1989). Career and work-life balance, practice
outcomes, assessment, suicide prevention and couples/relationship issues.
Alison A. Happel, Ph.D. Georgia State University (2011). Qualitative methodology; Post-structural, post-colonial,
and feminist theories; Ecojustice and ecofeminist education.
Yeh Hsueh, Ed.D. Harvard University (1997). Development of children, cross-cultural study of preschool,
development of developmental psychology, and instructional media.
Richard K. James, Professor. Ph.D. Indiana State University (1974). Crisis intervention, elementary
school counseling, and anger management.
Chloe Lancaster , Ph.D., Texas A & M University (2009). Program Evaluation, career and college counseling,
school counseling and creativity, efficacy of group interventions, foster care and
Suzanne H. Lease, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (1989). Career counseling with racial and
ethnic minorities, masculine ideologies and work/intimate relationships, multicultural
counseling, spirituality in the LGBT population and their families.
Stephen Lenz, Ph.D, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (2011). Holistic counseling, counselor education,
and supervision; outcome research; community-based program evaluation; counseling
with diverse populations; single-case research design; career development and college
readiness; influence of mentoring relationships on adjustment; Cognitive-Behavioral,
Relational-Cultural, and Narrative Therapies.
Richard Lightsey, Ph.D, University of Maryland (1992). Resilience, the relationship between stress and depression,
stress and coping strategies.
Daniel Lustig, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison (1995). Family adjustment and adjustment to disability.
Michael M. Mackay, Ph.D. University of Memphis (2013). Quantitative research methods; meta-analysis; motivation
and performance of organizational members; the link between job-related attitudes
and employee productivity; statistical/methodological consultant for CEHHS.
Susan Magun-Jackson, Ph.D. University of Memphis (1996). Retention/attrition in higher education, Life-span
development, at-risk college students, instructional design and technology.
John Robert McConnell, Ph.D. University of Memphis (2013). Statistics and quantitative methodology; STEM research;
teacher job satisfaction and retention; large-scale data analysis and the use of predictive
Christian E. Mueller, Ph.D. The University of Kentucky (2006). Adolescent development, cognitive development
and cognitive processes, giftedness and talent development, motivation.
Vicki Sallis Murrell, Ph.D. University of Memphis (2005). Community of Inquiry and impact on student self-efficacy;
Use of constructivism and cognitive-learning theories in online-mediated teaching
and learning; Impact of evolving technologies on cognitive processes.
Nancy J. Nishimura, Ed.D. The University of Alabama (1991). Counseling biracial children and basic counseling
Susan Naomi Nordstrom, Ph.D. The University of Georgia (2011). Poststructural and post humanist theories,
onto-epistemology, Deleuze, feminist new materialism, qualitative research methodology.
Elin Ovrebo, Ph.D., The University of Memphis (2009). Transition and adjustment of international students,
Tony Perone, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago (2013). Imaginative play and improvisational theater
for learning and development across the lifespan, life-span human development, adult
education and teacher education, second/new language learning and teaching, sociocultural
theory and research, and qualitative and performatory research methodologies.
Ronnie Priest, Ph.D. The University of Alabama (1990). Victims of sexual abuse, multicultural counseling
and community counseling issues.
Ernest A. Rakow, Ph.D. University of Chicago (1974). Teacher evaluation and innovative uses of statistics.
Dewaine Rice, Ed.D. Memphis State University (1980). Moral development of young adults, student affairs
issues and clinical hypnosis.
Chrisann Schiro-Geist, Ph.D. Northwestern University (1974). Rehabilitation counseling and the development of
international counseling programs.
John Smart, Ph.D. University of Kentucky (1971). Higher education, institutional research, and college
Douglas Strohmer, Ph.D. (1979) Michigan State University. Clinical judgment and decision-making, medical
decision-making and the Internet, personality assessment, counseling process, professional
identity, men in counseling, and disability issues.
Karen Weddle-West, Ph.D. University of Tennessee (1982). Cultural diversity, minority teachers, child psychology,
infant development, adolescent pregnancy, at-risk children.
Ryan T. Williams, Ph.D. Loyola University Chicago (2012). Quantitative methods for meta-analysis; Causal
inference, design and analysis; Statistical computing; Psychometrics.
Denise L. Winsor, Ph.D. University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2008). Early childhood development, specifically
developing a systems framework involving epistemological and theory of mind development
in very young children; personal epistemology of pre-service teachers and how it influences
their instructional techniques in the classroom; literacy and argumentation.
Yonghong Jade Xu, Ph. D. The University of Arizona (2003). Statistics and quantitative research methods; large-scale
data analysis with statistical and data mining approaches; comparison of different
data analysis methods.
Stephen Zanskas, Ph.D. Michigan State University (2007). Development of consultation skills in graduate
rehabilitation counseling education programs, the psychosocial aspects of disability,
professional issues and ethics