ALBANY, N.Y. (May 29, 2003) -- The University at Albany
has named Susan Phillips, Ph.D., the dean of the School of
Education. She served as interim dean since March 2002.
who has been associated with UAlbany for the past two decades,
has served as a professor, program director and department
chair. Prior to serving
as interim dean, she was chair of UAlbany's Department of Educational and Counseling
Phillips’ research has focused on decision making and career
development and her articles have been published in such
as the Journal of Counseling
Psychology and the Handbook of Counseling Psychology. She is a licensed psychologist,
a fellow of the American Psychological Association and has served as a consulting
psychologist for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany.
She currently serves
on the executive boards of the Greater Capital Region Teacher
Center, the Hudson Mohawk Regional School Support Center
School Development Association. In 1995, she received UAlbany's Award for
Excellence in Teaching and the State University of New York Chancellor's
Award for Excellence
in Teaching, and, in 1998, she was named Distinguished Psychologist by
the Psychological Association of Northeastern New York.
earned her bachelor's degree in human biology from Stanford
University and her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from
Columbia University's Teachers
She resides in Voorheesville, N.Y.
UAlbany's School of Education engages
the full range of analysis, research, practice and innovation
to foster enhanced learning and human development
individuals and groups, in and out of the classroom, and across the
life span. Its graduate programs prepare teachers, as well
as a broad array
for schools, classrooms and communities.