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Sylvia Nassar

Professor

Poe Hall 520N

919-515-6363

Bio

SUMMARY STATEMENT Dr. Nassar is currently a Professor and Doctoral Program Coordinator of Counselor Education at North Carolina State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1994 and her Master's degree in Guidance & Counseling from Eastern Michigan University in 1984. Dr. Nassar has served in a variety of clinical mental health, schools, and college settings over the past 32 years, and her initiatives have included promoting the professionalism of counseling and counselor education. Her scholarship spans multicultural, gender, and career development issues, with a special focus on Arab American acculturation and ethnic identity development, and she has published nearly 90 books, refereed articles, and other instructional materials and delivered over 100 conference presentations. Dr. Nassar recently served on the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development's Multicultural Counseling Competencies Revision Committee and on the CACREP (Council for the Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs) 2016 Standards Revision Committee. She has served as board member for the Census Information Center Advisory Board to the Arab American Institute, the National Board for Certified Counselors, and the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors. She is past Associate Editor for Multicultural Issues for the Journal of Counseling & Development, for which she currently serves as Senior Associate Editor. Her recent NSF and NASA-funded projects have examined career stereotyping and evaluated curriculum tools. Dr. Nassar’s undergirding areas of scholarship and consulting include acculturation, advocacy, career development and under-representation issues, program evaluation, clinical supervision, and internationalization. She was named the Michael G. Morris Endowed Chair from Eastern Michigan University's College of Education for 2014-15 and Research Triangle Institute (RTI) - International University Scholar for 2016-17.
 **Doctor of Philosophy; Licensed Professional Counselor; Nationally Certified Counselor; Approved Clinical Supervisor; Mental Health Facilitator - Master Trainer; Certified Supervision Professional -Trainer; Career Development Facilitator-Instructor

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