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About Emily Brown

Emily Brown is an assistant professor in the Department of Education Sciences and Professional Programs. She received her Bachelor's degree in English and religion in 2004 from Wake Forest University and her Master's in school counseling in 2008 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She obtained her Ph.D. in counselor education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2017. She has a certificate in grief, loss, and trauma.

Brown has six years’ experience as a professional school counselor in urban elementary schools. While completing her doctoral work, she served as project manager for an NIH-SEPA funded grant that provided postsecondary education and STEMM awareness interventions to rural Appalachian high school students. She has been a licensed professional counselor in North Carolina since 2010 and a National Certified Counselor since 2008.

At UMSL, Dr. Brown teaches courses in the Counseling Program including Foundations of School Counseling, Group Counseling, Personal and Professional Development in Counseling, and School Counseling Practicum. Dr. Brown's research interests include school counseling services with marginalized groups, particularly children of incarcerated parents, as well as child-centered play therapy.

Positions

August 2017 - Present Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis Department of Education Sciences and Professional Programs
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Present Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Education
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Education

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2014 - 2017 PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville ‐ Counselor Education
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2005 - 2008 MA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte ‐ School Counseling
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2000 - 2004 BA, Wake Forest University ‐ English and Religion
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Contact Information

Phone: 314-516-5792

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