Counseling Psychology Faculty

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Roberto Abreu

Roberto Abreu, Ph.D.       

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Research Interests: LGBTQ people of Color well-being; Latinx LGBTQ people and family relations; Culturally appropriate interventions to increase acceptance of LGBTQ people in communities of Color.


Office: 305D Clay Hall

Phone: (615) 963-5149


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Dr. James Brooks 

James Brooks, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor

Program Coordinator - M.S.  Counseling

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.S., Illinois State University

Research Interests: Interracial Relationships and Multiracial Families; Romantic Relationships; Topics of Diversity


Office: 317C Clay Hall

Phone: (615) 963-5345


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James Campbell

James Campbell, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

M.S., Oklahoma State University
B.A., Central State University

Research Interests: Male gender role socialization; marriage and couple issues; children and adolescents.


Office: 305B Clay Hall

Phone: (615) 963-5144


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Marie Hammond, Ph.D. 

Ph.D., University of Missouri

M.Ed., University of Missouri 

B.M.E., Olivet College

Research Interests:Career development of African Americans and STEM students; validation of career measures for African American students; mid-life career changes; personality and diagnosis/treatment of psychological disorders.


Office: 317A Clay Hall

Phone: (615) 963-5191


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Robin Oatis-Ballew, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator - Ph.D. Counseling
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Howard University

M.S., Howard University

B.A., Fisk University

Research Interests: Work-life balance; professional development of women; coping and career of African American women supervisors.

Office: 305A Clay Hall

Phone: (615) 963-1558


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Office:      Clay Hall

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