Programs of study to include: Counseling Psychology, Ph.D.; School Counseling and Counselor Education and Supervision, Ph.D. (Student Affairs Administration); College Student Affairs Administration, M.Ed.; Counselor Education and Supervision, Ph.D. (Gwinnett); and Student Affairs Leadership, Ed.D. (Griffin)



  •  PhD in Student Development, 1985
    University of Iowa


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Research Summary

Research interests are in supervised practice and professional development, program design and assessment, legal and ethical issues in student affairs practice, and in professional issues related to underrepresented groups in higher education.

Awards and Accolades

Distinguish Research Mentor

College of Education, University of Georgia, 2013


American College Personnel Association, 2012

Diamond Honoree

American College Personnel Association, 2008

Senior Scholar

American College Personnel Association, 2007

Al Hood Distinguished Alumni Award

University of Iowa, 2007

Outstanding Contributions to Student Affairs Through Teaching


D. Parker Young Award

Association of Student Judicial Affairs for scholarly research contributions in higher education and judicial affairs, 2001

Melevine Draheim Hardee Award

Southern Association of College Student Affairs for research, scholarship, and leadership in student personnel work, 2000

Annuit Coeptis Award

Senior Practitioner Award, American College Personnel Association, 2000

SACSA Scholar

Southern Association of College Student Affairs