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Department of Human Development and
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Faculty Profiles

Ebanks

Shareefah Al-Uqdah, PhD
Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology
HDPES ASA 318
202.806.6685
shareefah.aluqdah@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, Howard University, Counseling Psychology (2010)

Research: urban mental health; community violence, parenting issues, mental health outcomes; counseling Muslim clients

Ebanks

Mercedes E. Ebanks, PhD
Associate Professor, Coordinator of Counseling Services Master's Degree Program

Professor of Counseling Services, Coordinator of Counseling Services and School Psychology Programs: Graduate-Masters
HDPES ASA 306
202.806.5780
mEbanks@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, Howard University, Counseling Psychology (2005)

Research: parent, caregiver and teacher training,
child development and early intervention,  evaluation and treatment of children’s behavior disorders, cultural influences of childrearing, identification of behavior disorders in children in Latin America, co-parenting practices, multicultural awareness and school readiness, early detection of social, emotional, and behavior problems

Salman Elbedour, Ph.D.

Salman Elbedour, PhD
Professor of School Psychology
HDPES ASA 321
202.806.6412
selbedour@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, University of Minnesota, Educational and School Psychology (1992)

Research: psychopathology, maltreatment, abuse and neglect of children, children exposed to political unrest, family conflict, school and community violence, and the Israeli-Arab conflict.

 

Constance Ellison, Ph.D.

Constance M. Ellison , PhD
Professor of Educational Psychology
HDPES ASA 315
202.806.7794
cellison@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, Howard University, Developmental Psychology (1988)

Research: reflective teacher practice, classroom ecology, and student academic enhancement

 

Angela Ferguson, Ph.D.

Angela Ferguson, PhD
Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology, Director of Graduate Studies
HDPES ASA 117
202.806.6015
adferguson@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, University of Maryland College Park, Counseling Psychology (1995)

Research: therapeutic implications of race, gender and sexual orientation, identity and values in Counseling Psychology

 

Velma LaPoint, Ph.D.

Velma LaPoint, PhD
Professor of Human Development
HDPES ASA 305
202.806.6514
vlapoint@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, Michigan State University, Counseling

Research: secondary school reform; student college-career readiness and career development; youth and consumer culture; advertising/marketing to ethnic group youth of color; youth placed at risk and their resiliency 

 

Kyndra Middleton, Ph.D.

Celeste Malone , PhD
Assistant Professor, Field Experience Coordinator
HDPES ASA 321
202.865.0615
celeste.malone@howard.edu

PhD, Temple University, School Psychology (2012)

Research: multicultural competence in the training and practice of professional psychology and the personal and professional characteristics related to the development of multicultural competence in school psychology trainees, the identification of specific learning disabilities,  cognitive assessment in children with chronic health conditions, and social skills training for children and adolescents

 

Kyndra Middleton, Ph.D.

Kyndra Middleton, PhD
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, Coordinator of Educational Psychology Program
HDPES ASA 304
202.806.5342
kyndra.middleton@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, University of Iowa, Educational Measurement & Statistics (2007)

Research: test validity, disabilities research, and mathematics achievement

 

bailey

Ura Jean Oyemade Bailey, PhD
Professor of Human Development
HDPES ASA 308, HCH 400
202.806.8606
jeanbaileyphd@aol.com
curriculum vita

PhD, Tulane University, Psychology (1969)

Research: Early Childhood teacher effectiveness, international development in Africa, drug abuse research, infant mortality

 

Hakim M. Rashid, Ph.D.

Hakim M. Rashid, PhD
Professor of Human Development
HDPES ASA 306
202.806.0613
hrashid@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), Education Psychology (1976)

Research: school reform, culture-based pedagogy in Early Childhood Education, concept of self and self-esteem in Islam, African-American parenting

 

astills

Gregory K. Reed, PhD
Associate Professor of School Psychology
HDPES ASA 104
202.806.5334
g_reed@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, University of Iowa, School Psychology (2002)

Research: behavioral pediatrics, feeding disorders

 

astills

Aaron Stills , PhD
Professor of Counseling Services
HDPES ASA 321
202.806.7345
astills@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, Indiana State University, Counseling and Psychological Services/Student Development in Higher Education (1975)

 

Veronica Thomas, Ph.D.

Veronica Thomas, PhD
Professor of Human Development
ASA 320
202.806.9093
vthomas@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, Howard University, Social Psychology (1982)

Research: educational reform, the Psychology of Black Women, contextually responsive evaluations

 

Ivory Toldson, Ph.D.

Ivory Toldson, PhD
Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology, Editor-in-Chief, JNE
HDPES ASA 318, HCH 116
202.806.6410
itoldson@howard.edu
curriculum vita

PhD, Temple University, Counseling Psychology (2002)

Research: co-occurring disorders; criminal and police psychology; urban issues in counseling; African American men in the criminal justice system; and psychometric assessment

 

Kamilah Woodson Coke, Ph.D.

Kevin Washington, PhD
Visiting Professor in Counseling Psychology
HDPES ASA 318
202.806.6410
washingtonkev@yahoo.com

PhD, Texas A & M University, Counseling Psychology

Research Interests: healing psycho-spiritual wounds within Black male-female relationships, Persistent Enslavement Systemic Trauma (PEST), Cultural Trauma and the healing components of Ubuntu Psychology

Kamilah Woodson Coke, Ph.D.

Kamilah Woodson, PhD
Associate Professor, Counseling Psychology, Coordinator of the Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program
ASA  302
202.806.5633
kwoodson@howard.edu
curriculum vita


PhD, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, Clinical Psychology (2002)

Research: multicultural community psychology, impact of sociocultural factors on psychotherapeutic treatment


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