Susan Barclay (Ph.D., University of Mississippi)

Assistant Professor, CSPA

Mashburn 220

(501) 450-5303

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background

2012 – Doctor of Philosophy – Higher Education; The University of Mississippi

2006 – Master of Science – Professional Counseling; Georgia State University

2003 – Bachelor of Science – Social Science (Human Services); Mercer University

Teaching Field Specialization

CSPA 6195 – Thesis I

CSPA 6295 – Thesis II

CSPA 6311 – Leadership & Decision-Making

CSPA 6360 – Cultural Differentiation & Outreach

CSPA 6365 – Practicum (Higher Education/Student Affairs)

CSPA 6370 – Internship (Higher Education/Student Affairs)

CSPA 6392 – The College Student (Student Development)

LEAD 6320 – Counseling Theories (Both Higher Education and K-12)

LEAD 6321 – Research Methods (Higher Education)

LEAD 6330 – Counseling Process and Skills/Group (Higher Education)

LEAD 7300 – Literature Review (Higher Education/Student Affairs)

SCCN 6340 – Career Guidance/Counseling (K-12)

Additional Courses Taught:

Career and Life Planning College Teaching

Conflict Resolution

Fundamentals of Active Learning

Introduction to the Counseling Profession

Research and Publication

Student Services in Higher Education

Research Interests and Areas

Barclay, S. R. (in press). Turning transition into triumph: Applying Schlossberg’s Transition Model to career transition (An invited book chapter). In A. Di Fabio & K. Maree (Eds.), Exploring New Horizons in Career Counselling: Converting Challenges into Opportunities. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publications.

Barclay, S. R. (2013). Assessing career interests: A career construction perspective. (An invited book chapter). In A. Di Fabio & K. Maree (Eds.), Psychology of career counseling: New challenges for a new era (pp. 163-179). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Specialty Areas

Dr. Barclay’s research interests include application of career counseling in multiple settings, career and college readiness, identity development, student success in college and life, and transition across the lifespan. Her goal is to bring to life in the classroom what she learns through her research and writing.