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Administration

Profile Photo of Dr. Barrio Minton, Professor and Department Head

Casey A. Barrio Minton, PhD, NCC
Interim Department Head
Program Coordinator, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Professor
– Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)
– Counselor Education (PhD)
– School Counseling (MS)
865-974-8382 cbarrio@utk.edu


Merliee McCurdy

Merilee McCurdy, PhD
Associate Department Head
Director of Graduate Studies
Professor
– School Psychology (EdS)
– School Psychology (PhD)
865-974-8144 mccurdy2@utk.edu


Faculty Members

Headshot of Jeff Cochran, PhD, EPC Department Head & Professor

Jeff Cochran, PhD, NCC
Professor
– Counselor Education (PhD)
– Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)
– School Counseling (MS)
865-974-4178 jcochr11@utk.edu

Jamian Coleman, PhD*
Assistant Professor
– Counselor Education (PhD)
– Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)
– School Counseling (MS)
jcolem73@utk.edu


Joel Diambra

Joel F. Diambra, EdD, LPC-MHSP-S, NCC
Associate Professor
– Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)
– Counselor Education (PhD)
– School Counseling (MS)
865-974-8774 jdiambra@utk.edu

Melinda Gibbons

Melinda Gibbons, PhD, NCC
Co-Primary Investigator for PIPES
Program Coordinator for Counselor Education
Professor
– Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)
– Counselor Education (PhD)
– School Counseling (MS)
865-974-4477 mgibbon2@utk.edu


Headshot photo of Dr. Patricia Higgins, Ed Psych Online

Patricia Higgins, PhD
Program Coordinator for Ed Psych Online (Master’s in Educational Psychology)
Clinical Assistant Professor
865-974-8642 phiggin5@vols.utk.edu

Hyunhee Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor
– Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)
– Counselor Education (PhD)
– School Counseling (MS)
865-974-5487 hkim103@utk.edu


Kai Zhuang Shum, PhD
Assistant Professor
– School Psychology (PhD, EdS)
865-974-5405 kshum1@utk.edu

Chris Skinner

Christopher H. Skinner, PhD
Professor
– School Psychology (EdS)
– School Psychology (PhD)
865-974-8403 cskinne1@utk.edu


Jordan Westcott, Phd Headshot

Jordan Westcott, PhD
Assistant Professor
– Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)
– Counselor Education (PhD)
– School Counseling (MS)
jwestco1@utk.edu

Brian Wilhoit

Brian Wilhoit, PhD
Director of Korn Learning, Assessment & Social Skills
(KLASS) Center
Clinical Professor
– School Psychology (PhD)
865-974-6395 bwilhoit@utk.edu


Staff Members

Whtiney Denton

Whitney Denton
Business Manager
865-974-5233 whitneydenton@utk.edu

Beverly Cate

Beverly Fraley
Accounting Specialist II
865-974-7926 bcate@utk.edu


Kathi Pauling

Kathi Pauling
Administrative Specialist I
865-974-1319 kpauling@utk.edu

Christine Tidwell
Administrative Specialist II
In Loving Memory


Professor Emeriti
Clinton Allison

Clinton Allison, PhD

 

Ralph Brockett posing with published book infront of his bookshelf.

Ralph G. Brockett, PhD


Donald Dickinson

Donald Dickinson, PhD

Russell French

Russell French, PhD


Kathy Greenberg

Katherine H. Greenberg, PhD

Sky Huck

Schuyler Huck, PhD


Luther Kindall

Luther Kindall, PhD

Bob Kronick

Robert Kronick, PhD


Steve McCallum

R. Steve McCallum, PhD

Tricia McClam, PhD


John Peters

John Peters, EdD

Marla Peterson

Marla P. Peterson


Bill Poppen

Bill A. Poppen, PhD

John Ray

John Ray


Clarence Roeske

Clarence Edward Roeske

Gary Skolits

Gary J. Skolits, EdD


Jeannine Studer

Jeannine Studer, EdD

Robert Williams

Robert L. Williams, PhD

[clerar]

Marianne Woodside

Marianne R. Woodside, EdD, LPC(TN), NCC

Mary Ziegler

Mary Ziegler, EdD


Updated 10/27/2023