Master's Project Chairpersons

Chairperson

Master’s Project Chairs are those faculty members listed below who have specific training and skills in such areas as constructing a literature review, executing an experiential project, and/or editing for APA compliance.  Please see the complete list below for areas of availability and interest.

Reader

Any faculty member may serve as Reader.

Note: You may not choose as a final project Chair or Reader a Didactic Instructor with whom you have worked in either Individual or Group Didactic.

 

MP Chairpersons Availability and Research Interests

Name

Availability for literature review

Availability for experiential project

Self-identified research interests in connection with MP

Craig Balfany

Yes

Yes

Art Therapy Topics

Susan Belangee

Yes

Yes

Eating disorders and body image; women's issues; research design and analysis

Marina Bluvshtein

Yes

Yes

Geriatrics, dementing illnesses, neuropsychology, mood and personality disorders; cross-culturalism and cross-lingualism from developmental/ clinical/ instructional perspectives

Sue Brokaw

No

Yes

ADHD, parenting, some other topics possible

Richard Close

Yes

Yes

Spirituality and Religion in Counseling and Psychotherapy, Grief and Loss, Ethics, Depression, Meaning and Purpose, Adlerian Psychology: clinical operationalization

Jill Hubble Yes Yes Co-Occurring Disorders, Substance use during pregnancy and postpartum, Attachment, Trauma, Adoption, school based mental health services, adolescent mental health and COD, open to discussing other areas with students
Susan Huber Yes  

Technology in Education, Assessment and Educational Models/Programs, Variables that impact/shape Education(al) effectiveness, Outcome measures and Education, Development in Education, Student Development, Effective Communication in Education

Doug Pelcak

Yes

Yes

Strength- based school counseling, underserved populations, mental health services in schools, bullying, ADHD

Nicole Randick Yes Yes

Creativity in Counseling, Adolescent Mental Health, Professional Identity, School Counseling, Wellness – Client and Counselor, Advocacy and Social Justice Issues

Louise Ferry Yes Yes Anxiety and depressive disorders in children, adolescents, and adults; psychological testing; parenting; chronic mental illness; grief and loss; PTSD; and family relationships

Amy Foell

Yes

Yes

School Counseling Topics

Meg Whiston Yes Yes  

 

Updated 3/15/16