The School of Education and Behavioral Studies
Counselor Education (GR)
Full Name: Tom Dodson
Professor of Counseling
B.S., James Madison University; M.Ed., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Thomas A. Dodson received a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
in counseling and counselor education. He is a National Certified Counselor (NCC)
and National Certified School Counselor (NCSC) and holds national leadership responsibilities
within the National Career Development Association (NCDA). His research interests
include male school counselor experiences and 'green' career related issues and opportunities.
Prior to his employment as a professor, Dr. Dodson worked for 12 years as a public
school counselor in North Carolina. He also served as a therapeutic wilderness camp
counselor, youth home counselor, and as a counselor in a psychiatric hospital's child/adolescent
unit and adult dual diagnosis unit. Tom is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys volunteer
service mission related activities in Latin America.