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LaRae M. Jome
Associate Professor
Education 224
LaRae Jome, Ph.D.

LARAE M. JOME (Ph.D. University of Akron). Dr. Jome joined the faculty in 1999 and is an associate professor of counseling psychology. Her research interests are in the areas of vocational psychology, career counseling, influence of gender and race on work, racial attitudes, and multicultural counseling and training. Her current projects focus on menís work transitions, unemployment and job searching, and career counseling practice. She teaches courses in career counseling, counseling ethics, and research design and supervises the clinical work of doctoral students. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of New York.

Research Interests:

  • Career development and career counseling
  • Work transitions and unemployment
  • Multicultural counseling and racial attitudes
  • Gender issues

Courses Taught:

  • ECPY 521 Introduction to Mental Health Counseling
  • ECPY 604/605 Career Development and Career Counseling
  • ECPY 708 Theories of Career Development - Research Seminar
  • ECPY 805/805 Doctoral Practicum
  • ECPY 820 Proseminar in Research in Counseling Psychology


  • Organizing Committee:  2nd joint University at Albany – Universidade de Coimbra conference on Life Transitions, Oct. 25-26, 2012 in Coimbra, Portugal
  • Committee Member: University at Albany President’s Council on Diversity


Recent Publications:

Jome, L. M., & Carnicella, R. A. (in press). Research in work-related decisions. Handbook of Counseling Psychology (5th ed.). New York: Wiley.

Haase, R. F., Jome, L. M., Ferreira, J. A., Santos, E. J. R., Connacher, C. C., & Sendrowitz, K. (2011). Scaling the information processing demands of occupations. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 79(2), 403-413.  doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2010.11.004

Tsaousides, T. & Jome, L. (2008). Perceived career compromise, affect and work-related satisfaction in college students. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 73, 185-194.

Fallon, M. A., & Jome, L. M. (2007). An exploration of gender role expectations and conflict among female rugby players. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 31, 311-321.

Tansley, D. P., Jome, L. M., Haase, R. F., & Martens, M. P. (2007). The effects of message framing on college students’ career decision-making. Journal of Career Assessment, 15, 301-316.

Jome, L. M., Donahue, M. P., & Siegel, L. A. (2006). Working in the uncharted technology frontier: Characteristics of women web entrepreneurs. Journal of Business and Psychology, 21, 127-147.

Wang, N., Jome, L. M., Haase, R. F., & Bruch, M. (2006). The role of personality and career decision-making self-efficacy in the career choice commitment of college students. Journal of Career Assessment, 14, 312-332.

Jome, L. M., Surething, N. A., & Taylor, K. K. (2005). Relationally oriented masculinity, gender nontraditional interests, and occupational traditionality of employed men. Journal of Career Development, 32, 183-197.

Swagler, M. A., & Jome, L. M. (2005). The effects of personality and acculturation on the adjustment of North American sojourners in Taiwan. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 52, 527-536.