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About Graham Stead

Dr. Graham Stead is Director of Doctoral Studies in the College of Education and Human Services and Full Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Foundations. He completed his Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He has two Master's degrees in Psychology and is registered as a Counseling Psychologist and as a Research Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. He also completed a Higher Education Diploma (post-grad). He was a high school teacher and counselor for 5 years and thereafter was a professor of psychology and taught for 20 years at two South African universities, primarily in quantitative and qualitative research designs, statistics, and career education and career psychology.
He has published over 60 articles and book chapters and presented over 80 papers in South
Africa, the USA, Canada, Australia, Greece, and Portugal. He has also co-edited Career Psychology in the South African Context (1999, 2006) and co-authored Planning, Designing and Reporting Research (2001) and X-kit Undergraduate Statistics for the Social Sciences (2005). He is a consulting editor for the Career Development Quarterly, the Journal of Career Development, the International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, and the Journal of Psychology in Africa.


Present Director of Doctoral Studies, College of Education and Human Services, Cleveland State University
Present Professor, Curriculum & Foundations Department, Cleveland State University

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Office: JH 213
Phone: 216-875-9869