Graduate Catalog

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Mary Andrus: art therapy program director; assistant professor of art therapy. DAT 2017, Mount Mary University. MAAT 2000, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Joslyn Armstrong: assistant professor of marriage, couple, and family therapy. PhD 2019, The Florida State University. MS 2015, Texas Tech University. BS 2013, University of Florida.
Laura Barbour: assistant professor of school counseling. PhD Oregon State University. MA George Washington University. BA Hollins University.
Megan Barret: administrative license program director; assistant professor of educational administration. MEd 2003, Portland State University. BA 2000, Reed College.
Kristine Bella: clinical coordinator and instructor in art therapy. MA 1997, Marylhurst College. BA 1995, University of Wyoming.
Janet Bixby: associate dean; associate professor of education. PhD 2001, University of Wisconsin at Madison. MEd 1989, Harvard University. BA 1986, Harvard University/Radcliffe College.
Kimberly Campbell: chair of the department of teacher education; Mary Stuart Rogers professor of education. EdD 2004, Portland State University, MAT 2002, BA 1979 Lewis & Clark College.
Wonyoung Cho: assistant professor of marriage, couple, and family therapy. PhD 2019, Claremont Graduate University and San Diego State University. MS 2012, San Diego State University. BA 2006, University of California, Los Angeles.
Jeffrey Christensen: assistant professor of professional mental health counseling. PhD 2014 College of William and Mary. MA 2007 Lewis & Clark College. BS 2004 Washington State University.
Linda Christensen: instructor in education; director of the Oregon Writing Project. MA 1981 University of Portland, BA 1973 Humboldt State University.
Lisa Collins: assistant professor of educational leadership. EdD Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling.
Lina Darwich: associate professor of education. PhD 2013, MA 2008 University of British Columbia. BA, BEd 2001 American University of Beirut.
Alexia DeLeon: professional mental health counseling—specialization in addictions program director; assistant professor of professional mental health counseling. PhD 2018 Idaho State University. MA 2014 Adams State University. BA 2005 Angelo State University.
Elizabeth Denevi: assistant professor of educational leadership. PhD University of London. MA Columbia University. BS Northwestern University.
Elena Diamond: school psychology program director; associate professor of school psychology. PhD 2011, MEd 2008 University of California, Santa Barbara. BA 2005 University of Redlands.
Cort Dorn-Medeiros: chair of the department of counseling, therapy, and school psychology; assistant professor of professional mental health counseling. PhD 2015 Oregon State University. MS 2009 Lewis & Clark College. BA 1999 Boston University.
Carol Doyle: associate professor of professional mental health counseling. PhD 1996 University of Nevada. MDiv 1981 Boston University School of Theology. BA 1978 California State University at Fresno.
Alejandra Favela: associate professor of education. PhD 2004 Claremont Graduate University/San Diego State University. MA 1994 London School of Economics. BA 1992 University of California at Berkeley.
Liza Finkel: secondary program director; associate professor of education. PhD 1993 University of Wisconsin, Madison. MS 1986 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. BS 1981 George Washington University.
Scott Fletcher: dean; professor of education. PhD 1997 University of Colorado-Boulder. MA 1985 University of Wisconsin-Madison. BA 1981 Ripon College.
Mollie Galloway: chair of the department of educational leadership; doctor of education in leadership program director; associate professor of educational leadership. PhD 2003 Stanford University. BA 1998 Johns Hopkins University.
Linda Griffin: elementary program director; assistant professor of education. EdD 2006 Northern Arizona University. MA 1994 University of Arizona. BA 1981 University of California.
Heather Hadraba: school counseling program director; assistant professor of school counseling. PhD 2011 Oregon State University. MS 2003 Oregon State University. BS 2001 Oregon State University.
Justin Henderson: community counseling center director; assistant professor of professional mental health counseling. PhD 2012 University of Nebraska-Lincoln. MS 2007, BA 2005 University of Wyoming.
Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe: associate professor of marriage, couple, and family therapy. PhD 2000, MEd 1993 University of Massachusetts at Amherst. BS 1990 University of The Andes.
Stella Beatríz Kerl-McClain: professional mental health counseling program co-director; associate professor of professional mental health counseling. PhD 1995, MA 1991 University of Texas at Austin. BA 1988 University of Washington.
Lana Kim: marriage, couple, and family therapy program director; associate professor of marriage, couple, and family therapy. PhD 2012 Loma Linda University. MS 2008 Loma Linda University. BA 2004 University of British Columbia.
Rafe McCullough: associate professor of professional mental health counseling. PhD 2016 Georgia State University. MA 2008 Seattle University. BA 1995 Minnesota State University.
Peter Mortola: professor of school psychology. PhD 1998, MA 1993 University of California at Santa Barbara. BA 1981 University of California at Berkeley.
Becky Miller: special education program director; instructor in teacher education. MEd University of Arizona.
Erin Ocon: inservice program director; instructor in teacher education. MAT 2007, Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. BA 2003, The George Washington University.
Amy M. Rees-Turyn: professional mental health counseling program co-director; associate professor of marriage, couple, and family therapy. PhD 1998, MA 1995 Ball State University. BS 1993 Purdue University.
Barbara Shepperson: director of research and assessment; assistant professor of educational leadership. PhD 2008, MA University of Pennsylvania. BS 1983 University of Massachusetts.
Brenda Sifuentez: student affairs program director; assistant professor of student affairs administration. PhD 2019 University of Denver. MA 2014 California State University, Fresno. BA 2006 University of Oregon.
Alisun Thompson: assistant professor of education. PhD 2014 University of California at Santa Cruz.
Teri Tilley: assistant professor of education. EdD 2014 Portland State University. MA 2003 San Jose State University.
Chelsey Torgerson: clinical coordinator and assistant professor of marriage, couple, and family therapy. PhD 2018 Kansas State University. MA 2015 Appalachian State University. BS 2009 North Dakota State University.
Danielle Torres: associate professor of school counseling. PhD 2003 University of Oregon. MA 1997, BA 1995 Pepperdine University.
Tamara Tribett: assistant professor of school counseling. PhD 2017 Idaho State University. MEd Montana State University.
Amy Turnbull: instructor in education. MFA 2015 Oregon College of Art and Craft. MAT 2001 Lewis & Clark College. BA 1995 Stanford University.
Jennifer Twyford: associate professor of school psychology. PhD University of California at Santa Barbara.

Brenda Valles: assistant professor of student affairs administration. PhD 2013 University of Utah. MEd 2005 University of Utah. BA 2003 California State University of Monterey Bay.
Carissa Zall: instructor in education.
MA 2013 Virginia Polytechnic University. MAT 2005 Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. BA 1997 George Mason University.

Professors Emeriti

Dr. Charles (Kip) Ault, education, PhD, Cornell University
Dr. H. William Brelje, education, EdD, University of Portland
Dr. Carolyn Bullard, education, PhD, University of Washington
Dr. Mary Clare, counseling, PhD, 1986 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Dr. Vern Jones, education, PhD, University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Carmen Knudson-Martin, counseling, PhD, University of Southern California
Dr. Gordon Lindbloom, counseling, PhD, University of Oregon
Dr. Teresa McDowell, counseling, EdD, Northern Illinois University
Dr. Joan Hartzke McIlroy, counseling, PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder
Dr. Nancy Nagel, education, EdD, Portland State University
Dr. Glennellen Pace, education, PhD, University of Oregon
Dr. Laura Pedersen, school counseling, PhD, 1999 University of Florida
Dr. Boyd Pidcock, counseling, PhD, Texas Tech University
Dr. John K. Richards, education, MusD, Philadelphia Conservatory
Dr. Ruth Shagoury, education, PhD, 1988 University of New Hampshire
Dr. Kim Stafford, Northwest Writing Institute, PhD, University of Oregon
Dr. Greg Smith, education, PhD, 1989 University of Wisconsin at Madison
Mr. Richard L. Steiner, former dean, MS, University of Nebraska, Omaha
Dr. James M. Wallace, education, EdD, Harvard University
Dr. Carol Witherell, education, PhD University of Minnesota
Dr. Bernard R. Wolff, education, EdD, University of Oregon
Dr. Zaher Wahab, education, PhD, Stanford University

College Administration

President: Wim Wiewel
Incoming President, July 2022: Robin Holmes-Sullivan
Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel: David Reese
Vice President for Institutional Advancement: Josh Walter
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations: Andrea Dooley 
Associate Vice President for Communications: Stacey Kim
Associate Vice President for Facilities: David Ernevad
Associate Vice President for Finance/Controller: Kyle Teeter
Associate Vice President for Financial Planning & Analysis: Katherine Shallenberger
Associate Vice President for Human Resources: Heyke Kirkendall-Baker

Graduate School Administration

Dean: Scott Fletcher
Associate Dean: Janet Bixby
Director of Admissions: Rebecca Sexton-Lee
Director of Educational Career, Licensing, and Accreditation Services: Sharon Chinn
Director of Finance and Operations: Gena Perrine
Director of Research and Assessment: Barbara Shepperson
Director of Communications: Kimberly Bernick
Director of Strategic Placements and Partnerships: Janet Bixby
Registrar: Courtney Whetstine

Graduate School Academic Staff

Chair, Department of Counseling, Therapy, and School Psychology: Cort Dorn-Medeiros
Chair, Department of Teacher Education: Kimberly Campbell
Chair, Department of Educational Leadership: Mollie Galloway
Director, Center for Community Engagement: Matsya Siosal