2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021) 
    
    Dec 06, 2021  
2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021)

School of Counseling Faculty


Return to: Faculty and Administration  

Savita Abrahams, BA, University of Texas at Arlington; MA, Amberton University; PhD, Texas A&M University.

Sandy Acheampong, BA, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill; MEd, East Carolina University; PhD, North Carolina State University.

Jennifer Adams, BS, MA, West Virginia University; PhD, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Melody Agbisit, BS, Old Dominion University; MA, Regent University; PhD, Old Dominion University.

Osaro Airen, BA, University of California, Riverside; MBA, Wayne State College; MA, University of Southern California; PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

La Shonda S. Akins, BA, University of North Carolina at Pembroke; MA, Argosy University; EdD, Argosy University-Atlanta.

Elizabeth Alexander, BA, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom; MA, Universities of Brighton and Sussex, England; PhD, City University, London.

Rabeena Alli, BA, MA, University of Pennsylvania Edinboro; PhD, Kent State University.

Melissa Alvarado, BA, Our Lady of the Lake University; MA, University of Texas at San Antonio; PhD, Texas A&M University.

Heather Ambrose, BA, Weber State University; MA, PhD, St. Mary’s University.

Renee Anderson, AA, Butler County Community College; BS, Slippery Rock University; MSEd, Youngstown State University; PhD, Duquesne University.

Barbara Andrews, BS, University of New Hampshire; MS, Shippensburg University; PhD, University of Northern Colorado.

Kathryn Atanasov, BA, Texas A&M University; MA, Boston College; MEd, PhD, College of William & Mary.

Doris Atanmo-Strempek, PhD, The University of Akron.

Carrie Lynne Bailey, MSEd, Old Dominion University; PhD, College of William & Mary.

Sue Banks, BA, Oakland University; MA, Ashland University; PhD, Oakland University.

Adriana Baratelli, BS, University of Florida; EdS, University of Mississippi; MEd, EdS, PhD, University of Florida.

George Beals, MA, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; PhD, Mississippi State University.

Amy Berwick, BS, Miami University of Ohio; MS, Walden University; PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Cailen Birtles, BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; MA, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; PhD, North Dakota State University.

Craig Blum, BA, University at Buffalo, State University of New York; MS, Syracuse University; PhD, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Peter Boccone, BA, Rider University; PhD, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Caroline Booth, BA, Wake Forest University; EdS, MS, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Charmaine Borda, BS, MS, PhD, Nova Southwestern University.

Quintin Boston, BA, MA, University of South Florida; PhD, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Patrice S. Bounds, BA, MA, Chicago State University; PhD, University of Iowa.

Christopher Bowen, PhD, University of South Carolina.

Lynn Boyd, PhD, University of Alabama.

Rebecca A. Boyle, BS, Miami University; MEd, John Carroll University; PhD, The University of Akron.

Nicole Bradley, BS, Baldwin Wallace College; MSEd, Youngstown State University; PhD, Kent State University.

Imelda Bratton, BA, Sam Houston State University; PhD, Idaho State University.

Patricia Brawley, BS, MS, University of Southern Mississippi; PhD, Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center.

Corinne Bridges, BA, University of Cincinnati; MA, Xavier University, EdD, University of Cincinnati.

Cynthia Briggs, BS, Guilford College; MAEd, Wake Forest University; PhD, Oregon State University.

Keith Brown, MA, John Carroll University; PhD, University of Akron, Main Campus.

Jill Bryant, BM, University of Northern Iowa; PhD, University of Iowa.

Matthew Buckley, BA, California State University, Northridge; MCoun, EdD, Idaho State University.

Jennifer Cannon, MEd, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

David Capuzzi, BA, MA, PhD, Florida State University.

Nancy Carlson, BA, Queens College, CUNY; MEd, PhD, University of Maryland, College Park.

Susan Carmichael, BS, Mississippi University for Women; MS, PhD, Mississippi State University.

Carol Carpenter, BA, University of Akron; PhD, Capella University.

Christopher Carver, BA, Columbia College; MS, Missouri State University; PhD, University of Arkansas.

Hayden Center, MS, Auburn University Montgomery; PhD, Auburn University.

Julia Champe, BPh, Miami University; MS, Montana State University; PhD, Idaho State University.

Teresa Christensen, BA, Adams State University; MA, PhD, Idaho State University.

Richard Cicchetti, BA, Northeastern Illinois University; PhD, Old Dominion University.

Michelle Colarusso, PhD, Duquesne University.

Rebekah Cole, BA, MEd, College of William and Mary; PhD, Old Dominion University.

Amy Cook, BS, University of Massachusetts Amherst; CAGS, MEd, MBA, University of Massachusetts Boston; PhD, University of Connecticut.

Amanda Costin, BA, University of Vermont, MEd, University of Virgina; PhD, Kent State University.

Katherine Coule, BA, MA, PhD, University of South Florida.

Rebecca Cowan, BS, Old Dominion University; MA, Regent University; PhD, Old Dominion University.

Tylon Crook, BS, MS, Mississippi State University; PhD, Auburn University.

Gregg Curtis, BS, MA, PhD, The University of Iowa.

Penelope Dahlen, BA, The College of Idaho; MEd, Colorado State University; EdD, Idaho State University.

Kelly Dardis, BS, Montana State University; MS, Texas Woman’s University; PhD, Texas A&M University–Commerce.

Dymphna Davis, MA, PhD, University of Holy Cross.

Harrison Davis, PhD, University of Arkansas.

Kelly Dunbar Davison, BGS, MS, Northeastern State University; PhD, University of Arkansas.

Ryan Day, BS, Strayer University; MA, Argosy University–Atlanta; PhD, Auburn University.

Christian Dean, BA, MEd, PhD, University of New Orleans.

Margaret DeLillo-Storey, PhD, California Southern University.

Steven Demille, PhD, Capella University.

Rachel Dilts, BS, Western Oregon University; MA, Lewis & Clark College; PhD, Oregon State University.

Vanessa Dominguez, MA, University of Central Florida; PhD, Old Dominion University.

Abby Dougherty, BA, Arcadia University; MS, PhD, Walden University.

Fulani Doughty, BA, University of Georgia; MS, Troy University; EdD, Argosy University.

Lyda Downs, BA, Arizona State University; MC, University of Phoenix; PhD, Capella University.

Aleksandar Drobnjakovic, BS, MA, Sydney College of Divinity; EdD, Argosy University.

Mildred Dukic, BS, Belmont University; MS, Lipscomb University; PhD, Trevecca Nazarene University.

Paige Dunlap, MS, Southern University and A&M College–Baton Rouge; PhD, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Wenndy Dupkoski, BS, Lander College–South Carolina; MS, Western Carolina College; PhD, University of South Carolina.

Melissa Earls, BA, Houston Baptist University; MA, Houston Baptist University; EdD, Texas Southern University.

Derenda Edmondson, BS, University of Detroit Mercy; MA, Wayne State University; EdD, Argosy University–Sarasota.

Brenda J. Edwards, BA, Georgia State University; EdD, Argosy University, Atlanta.

Alicia Fahr, BA, MEd, Pennsylvania State University; PhD, Western Michigan University.

Jean Falkner, BAE, University of Mississippi; MSSW, University of Texas at Arlington; PhD, University of Mississippi.

Abbe Finn, BA, MEd, Tulane University; MS, Loyola University; PhD, University of New Orleans.

Wilma Fletcher-Anthony, BS, University of West Indies; MEd, Arizona State University; PhD, Capella University.

Sonya Ford, BS, Old Dominion University; MS, The John Hopkins University; EdD, Argosy University–Washington, D.C.

Stephanie J. W. Ford, BA, University of Cincinnati; MA, Fisk University; PhD, University of Akron; Field Experience Academic Coordinator.

Julia Forman, MA, Regent University; PhD, Old Dominion University.

Linda Foster, BA, Samford University; MEd, University of Alabama at Birmingham; PhD, Mississippi State University.

Thomas Foster, PhD, Kent State University.

Walter Frazier, BS, Mississippi State University; MCounsPsych, Mississippi College; MDiv, Emory University; PhD, Mississippi State University.

Shelli Friess, BA, University of Colorado; MA, University of Northern Colorado; EdD, Argosy University.

Ithuriel Gale, MA, Catholic University of America; MA, Pepperdine University; MBA, Marymount University; MPA, Old Dominion University Norfolk; EdD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

James Geckler, BA, Kent State University; MA, The University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; PhD, The Pennsylvania State University.

Brandy Gilea, BA, MSEd, Youngstown State University; PhD, Kent State University.

Tadesse Giorgis, MS, Baylor University; PhD, University of Iowa.

Sarah Golden, MA, Western Michigan University; PhD, Walden University.

Geneva M. Gray, BA, Emory University; MS, EdS, PhD, Georgia State University.

Judith Green, BA, Thiel College; MEd, PhD, Kent State University.

Earl Grey, MA, West Virginia University; PhD, Art Institutes International.

Maranda Griffin, BS, Troy University; PhD, Auburn University.

Natalie Gwyn, BA, MS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; PhD, North Carolina State University.

Laura Haddock, BA, MEd, Delta State University; PhD, University of Mississippi.

Marilyn Haight, BS, Wayland Baptist University; MS, PhD, Texas Tech University.

Duane A. Halbur Jr., BS, Iowa State University; MS, Minnesota State University, Mankato; PhD, University of South Dakota.

Jane Hale, BA, Westminster College; MEd, Youngstown State University; PhD, Duquesne University.

Melinda Haley, MS, Portland State University; PhD, New Mexico State University.

Earlie Hall, BA, Lake Erie College; MEd, Cleveland State University; PhD, Walden University.

Terri Hamm, MEd, University of Toledo; PhD, Kent State University.

Brooks Hanks, BS, MCoun., PhD, Idaho State University.

Dia Harden, BS, Georgia Southern University; MEd, University of Florida; PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Tamara M. Harris, BA, Sam Houston State University; MA, Prairie View A&M University; PhD, Sam Houston State University.

Ariel Harrison, BA, University of Virginia; MS, Longwood University; PhD, Walden University.

Tanyeka Hayes, MA, Richmont Graduate University; PhD, Mercer University.

Kristel Headley, MA, Liberty University; PhD, Regent University.

Deanna Henderson, BA, Kentucky State University; MA, PhD, Ohio University.

Karena J. Heyward, BS, Virginia Commonwealth University; MS, PhD, College of William & Mary.

Jane Hill, BA, University of Central Florida; MS, PhD, Walden University.

Mary Hinson, BA, MS, North Carolina Central University; PhD, College of William & Mary.

Sacky Holdiness, BS, Mississippi State College for Women; MA, University of West Florida; PhD, Mississippi State University.

Kimberly Nelson Homeniuk, MS, Eastern Washington University; PhD, University of Northern Colorado.

Eleni M. Honderich, BA, University of Central Florida; MEd, PhD, College of William & Mary.

Starrah Huffman, BS, Troy University; MEd, Alabama State University; MEd, PhD, Auburn University.

Jody Huntington, PhD, University of Northern Colorado.

Brian Hutchison, PhD, Pennsylvania State University.

Christie Jenkins, BS, University of Toledo; MA, Siena Heights University; PhD, University of Toledo.

Leah Jenkins, MA, University of North Carolina at Pembroke; PhD, University of South Carolina at Columbia.

Benton Johnson II, BA, Augustana College; MS Ed, Western Illinois University; PhD, Regent University.

Chandra Johnson, BS, San Jose State University; MEd, Howard University; PhD, University of Arkansas.

Mita M. Johnson, BA, University of Colorado; MA, Denver Seminary; EdD, Argosy University, Denver.

SaDohl Jones, BA, Clark Atlanta University; MEd, Clark Atlanta University; PhD, University of Iowa.

Sandra Kakacek, BS, Southern Illinois University; MSEd, EdD, Northern Illinois University.

Wendy Killam, BA, Baylor University; MS, Texas A&M University; MBA, University of Phoenix; PhD, University of Arkansas.

Jason King, MS, University of Phoenix; PhD, Capella University; Student Development Coordinator.

Keith Klostermann, BS, Buffalo State College; MS, Canisius College; PhD, The State University of New York at Buffalo.

Stephen Kuniak, BA, Saint Vincent College; MS, PhD, Duquesne University.

Charity Kurz, BS, MEd, Youngstown State University; PhD, The Pennsylvania State University.

Jason Kushner, MA, University of South Florida; PhD, University of Arkansas.

Luis Lacourt, BS, Cincinnati Christian University; MS, Wright State University; PhD, Walden University.

Hanna Lainas, BA, MA, Appalachian State University; PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Jamison Law, BS, Brigham Young University; MS, University of Phoenix; EdD, Argosy University.

Alexandra Lawless, PhD, Barry University.

Debra Leggett, BS, University of South Alabama; MS, PhD, Mississippi State University.

Maria Elsa Leggett, PhD, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.

Mark Leggett, BS, MA, Mississippi College; PhD, University of Alabama.

Jonathan Lent, BA, MEd, California University of Pennsylvania; PhD, University of Akron.

Julie Lenyk, BA, MS, Youngstown State University; PhD, The University of Akron.

Jade Letourneau, BS, Coastal Carolina University; MS, University of Southern Maine; PhD, Idaho State University.

Kathleen Levingston, BS, Ed, University of Louisiana at Monroe; PhD, University of New Orleans.

Joelle Lewis, MS, Co State University; PhD, Argosy University.

Ryan Liberati, PhD, Old Dominion University.

Jeremy Linton, BA, University of Michigan; MA, Valparaiso University; PhD, Western Michigan University.

Megan Little, BA, San Jose State University; MEd, Northeastern State University; PhD, University of Arkansas.

Victoria Liu, PhD, Sam Houston State University.

Kathy Long-West, MS, Nova Southeastern University; PhD, Argosy University.

Robyn Lowery, MA, George Washington University; PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Peter A. Manzi, BA, University of Massachusetts; MS, EdD, University of Rochester.

Dorothy Martin, MA, Our Lady of Holy Cross College; PhD, University of New Orleans.

Kimberly Mason, BA, MEd, PhD, University of New Orleans.

Miles Matise, BS, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina; MS, Western Carolina University; PhD, University of Northern Colorado.

Mark Mayfield, BA, Colorado Christian University; MA, Denver Seminary; PhD, Walden University.

Juawice McCormick, PhD, Mississippi State University.

Amy McCortney, MEd, PhD, University of North Texas Denton.

K. Elizabeth McDonald, BA, Anderson University; MA, Indiana Wesleyan University; PhD, Pennsylvania State University; Curriculum and Course Development Coordinator.

Tomeka W. McGhee, BS, Auburn University at Montgomery; MS, Troy University at Montgomery; PhD, Auburn University.

Rebecca McLean, BA, MEd, Kent State University; PhD, The University of Akron.

James McMullen, BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; MSEd, Old Dominion University; PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Joseph McSpillman, PhD, Idaho State University.

Kristin Meany-Walen, BA, Upper Iowa University; MA, University of Northern Iowa; PhD, University of North Texas.

Maryann Meniru, MA, Malone University; PhD, The University of Akron.

Anne Metz, PhD, James Madison University.

Lori Milo, BA, MA, PhD, University of Akron; Academic Integrity Coordinator.

Reginald Moore, BA, University of Kansas; MA, Professional Counseling; PhD, University of Northern Colorado.

Ann Morgan, PhD, Capella University.

Leann Morgan, PhD, University of Northern Colorado.

Tanaya Morris, MSEd, University of Wyoming.

Cresia Murphy, BS, Arkansas State University; MA, Argosy University, Atlanta; EdD, Argosy University, Nashville.

Laconia Nelson, BA, University of Houston; MA, MEd, Prairie View A&M University; PhD, Walden University.

Lynne Nelson, BS, University of North Texas; MA, Austin State University; PhD, University of North Texas.

Rhonda Neswald-Potter, BA, MA, Northwestern State University; PhD, University of New Mexico.

Evadne Ngazimbi, PhD, University of Central Florida.

Mercianna Oliver, BS, Xavier University of Louisiana; MS, PhD, Mercer University.

Rachel O’Neill, BA, MSEd, Youngstown State University; PhD, Kent State University.

Stacy Overton, MA, University of Northern Colorado.

Heather Paessler-Chesterton, BA, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire; MA, PhD, Regent University.

Kathleen Palmer, BS, MS, Madonna University; PhD, University of South Florida.

Agatha Parks-Savage, BA, MA, Norfolk State University; EdD, College of William & Mary.

Shawn Parmanand, BA, MA, PhD, Idaho State University.

Jason Patton, MA, Texas State University; PhD, Saint Mary’s University.

John Paul, BS, Bemidji State University; MS, University of Wisconsin-Superior; PhD, University of South Dakota.

Rhonda Paul, MA, Clark Atlanta University; PhD, Wayne State University.

Rodney Pennamon, BS, Illinois State University; MEd, Springfield College; PhD, The University of Georgia.

Katarzyna Peoples, BA, MA, PhD, Duquesne University.

Michelle Perepiczka, BA, University of Texas at Dallas; MS, Texas Woman’s University; PhD, Texas A&M University.

Gregory Phipps, BFA, Missouri State University; MS, PhD, North Carolina A&T State University.

Laura Pipoly, BA, Hiram College; MSEd, Youngstown State University; EdD, Nova Southeastern University.

Jenelle Pitt, MA, Michigan State University.

KaRae Powers-Carey, BS, MS, Madonna University; PhD, Oakland University.

Felicia Pressley, MS, Alabama State University; PhD, Auburn University.

Eva Reed, BS, MEd, PhD, Pennsylvania State University.

Mary Kate Reese, BA, Furman University; MS, PhD, Georgia State University.

Theodore Remley, BA, University of Florida.

Glenda Reynolds, BA, MS, Jacksonville State University; EdD, University of Alabama.

Jim Reynolds, BA, MA, University of South Florida; EdD, University of Sarasota.

JoLynne Reynolds, BA, MA, PhD, University of South Florida.

Jonathan Ricks, MA, PhD, North Carolina State University.

Lacey Ricks, BS, Georgia Southern University; MEd, Georgia Southern University; PhD, Auburn University.

Joseph Rizzo, BA, University of Akron.

John Robbins, BA, University of Tennessee; MS, PhD, Florida State University.

Rebecca Roberts Martin, BA, Malone College; MA, Walsh University; PhD, Kent State University.

Julianna Robinson, BA, Monmouth College; MEd, Western Illinois University; PhD, University of North Texas.

Amanda Rovnak, BA, MSW, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, University of Akron.

James Ruby, BA, Western Kentucky University; MA, Northeastern Illinois University; MDiv, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; PhD, Loyola University Chicago.

Mary Shuma Rudberg, PhD, Duquesne University.

Bruce Rumsey, MA, Colorado Christian University; PhD, University of Northern Colorado.

Jessica Russo, BA, Cleveland State University; MA, PhD, University of Akron.

Tina Sacin, MA, Texas State University; PhD, University of Central Florida.

Jo-Ann Lipford Sanders, BA, MA, Bowling Green State University; PhD, Kent State University.

Kenard Sanders, MEd, University of West Georgia; PhD, Auburn University.

David Scott, MS, Western Carolina University; PhD, North Carolina State University.

Stephanie Scott, BA, College of Wooster; MS, PhD, Capella University.

Dorothy Seabrook, PhD, Walden University.

Marian Sebe, MA, Walsh University; PhD, Kent State University.

Tracy Senstock, MS, PhD, Purdue University.

Victoria Sepulveda, PhD, University of Toledo.

Sidney Shaw, EdD, University of Montana–Missoula.

Marta Sheridan, BA, Northern Illinois University; MA, Colorado Christian University; EdD, Argosy University, Denver.

Nancy Sherman, BA, State University of New York at Oswego; MA, Bowling Green State University; PhD, The Ohio State University.

Thomas Sherman, MEd, Lehigh University; PhD, University of Virginia.

Michelle L. Slater, BA, University of Central Florida; MEd/EdS, PhD, University of Florida.

Ashlea Smith, MA, University of Arizona; PhD, University of Texas at San Antonio.

Rita Smith, BA, Morgan State University; MA, PhD, University of Maryland.

Nina Spadaro, BS, Fordham University; MS, EdD, West Virginia University.

Allison Spargo, BS, James Madison University; MEd, College of William & Mary; PhD, Georgia State University.

Calvin Spinks, BA, Monmouth College; MA, Bradley University; EdD, Argosy University.

Ljubica Spiro, BA, MEd, PhD, Kent State University.

Shawn Spurgeon, BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MS, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Richard Stapleton, MS, University of Phoenix; PhD, Argosy University.

Mark Stauffer, BA, Occidental College; MS, Portland State University; PhD, Oregon State University.

Janee Steele, MS, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; PhD, Western Michigan University.

Delarious Stewart, BA, MA, MEd, Southern University; EdD, Jackson State University.

Tiffany Stewart, BA, Southern University at New Orleans; MS, Minnesota State University, Mankato; PhD, University of Akron.

Alejandra Stuart, PhD, Argosy University.

Deborah Sturm, PhD, University of North Carolina.

Elisabeth Suarez, BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; MS, University of New Hampshire; MA, Denver Seminary; PhD, University of Northern Colorado.

Gary Szirony, MEd, PhD, Kent State University.

Traci L. Test, BS, University of Central Florida; MEd, Dallas Baptist University; PhD, Texas A&M University–Commerce.

Casey Tobin, BS, MA, MEd, Stephen F. Austin State University; PhD, University of Northern Colorado.

Omar Troutman, BA, EdS, PhD, University of South Carolina.

Richard Tyler-Walker, PhD, North Carolina State University.

Yulanda Tyre, BS, Troy University; MEd, PhD, Auburn University.

Tim VanderGast, BS, Dominican College, NY; MA, PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Jason Vannest, PhD, Oakland University.

Elizabeth Ventura, MSEd, Duquesne University.

George Vera, MEd, University of New Orleans.

Linwood Vereen, BS, University of Connecticut; MS, University of Connecticut; PhD, University of Nevada.

Cory Viehl, PhD, Georgia State University.

LaVerne Ware, BS, MS, State University of West Georgia; PhD, Capella University.

Adrian Warren, BA, MA, University of Mary Hardin Baylor; PhD, St. Mary’s University.

Rosa West, MBA, Saint Leo University; PhD, University of Florida.

Brandon Wilde, BS, Utah Valley University; MS, University of Nevada; PhD, Idaho State University.

Joan Williams, BA, Alabama State University; MS, Fort Valley University; PhD, Auburn University.

Nona Wilson, PhD, Ohio University.

John Yasenchak, BA, St. Fidelis College; MA, Fordham University; EdD, University of Maine.

April Young, BS, MA, PhD, University of North Colorado.

Margaret Zappitello, BS, Brigham Young University–Provo; MA, University of Colorado–Boulder; EdD, Argosy University–Denver.

Lisa Zimmerman, MEd, Kent State University; PhD, Duquesne University.