Kimberly A. S. Howard

Professor, Boston University School of Education

Kimberly A. S. Howard, a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, received her MA in Counseling in 1996 and her PhD in Counseling Psychology in 2001, both from Boston College. She completed a predoctoral clinical internship at the Outpatient Behavioral Health Center at Sinai Samaritan Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Prior to joining the faculty in Counseling Program at Boston University she ran a prevention program in a Milwaukee public high school and was an assistant professor in the Counseling Psychology program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Howard’s research interests include the examination of the career development process of diverse, low-income youth. She is interested in factors that promote vocational development and resilience and the reasoning processes used by children and youth to understand career choice and career attainment. Howard also has a professional interest in the roles that counseling psychologists can play in supporting and improving public education.

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