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Department of Human Development and
Psychoeducational Studies (HDPES)
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.

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

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: included 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.

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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