BU Advisors

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David Chard

Dr. David Chard is a Full Professor and Dean of the BU College of Education. Dr. Chard’s research focuses on studying instructional practices to meet the needs of students with learning disabilities. He has served on more than 300 doctoral dissertation committees.


Hardin Coleman

Dr. Hardin L.K. Coleman is a Full Professor of Counseling Psychology and Dean Emeritus (Dr. Coleman served as Dean of the School of Education at BU from 2008-2017). Dr. Coleman’s research is focused on multicultural school counseling and school-community partnership.


Stephanie Curenton

Dr. Stephanie Curenton is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center on the Ecology of Early Childhood (CEED), which aims to use research to “bolster families and community members’ capacity to care for and advocate for the rights of Black children.” Dr. Curenton studies the social, cognitive, and language development of low-income and minority children within various ecological contexts.


Kimberly Howard

Dr. Kimberly Howard is an Associate Professor and the Director of Training in the Counseling Psychology PhD program. Dr. Howard’s scholarship focuses on the career development process of children and youth, particularly as it is shaped by social class, gender, and race/ethnicity.


V. Scott Solberg

Dr. V. Scott Solberg is a Full Professor in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Solberg works nationally and internationally on the design, implementation, and evaluation of effective career development programs and services, especially for high-need youth populations, including youth with disabilities.