Ph.D. Graduates
Marriage and Family Therapist Emphasis indicated by MFT)

Name
Graduation Year
Position
Employer
State
Varughese George, Deepu (MFT) 2014

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Famiy and Community Medicine

University of Texas Health Sciences TX
Desandre, Carolyn Anne 2014

Assistant Professor

Department of Nursing

University of North Georgia GA
Hancock, Donna Lynn
2012

Assistant Professor

Department of Health and Human Sciences

Bridgewater College
VA
Landor, Antoinette
2012

Postdoctoral Fellow

Center for Developmental Science

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
NC
Lee, Boh Young
2012

Assistant Professor

Early Childhood Education

Western Illinois University
IL
Arnold, Amy Laura
2011
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Georgia
GA
Kennedy, Kelly Stidham (MFT)
2011

Assistant Professor School of Education & Graduate Studies

Tharapist

Converse College, Spartanburg

Magnolia Counseling Associates

SC
Kozak, Melissa Scott
2011

Lecturer

Human Development and Family Science

University of Georgia
GA
O'Neal, Catherine Walker
2011

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Human Development and Family Science

University of Georgia
GA
Seponski, Desiree (MFT) 2011

Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Science

University of Georgia
TX
Slater, LaTrina Marie
2011

Intervention Coordinator

Center for Research on Rural Families and Communities

Vanderbilt University
TN
Gregg, Katy
2010

Assistant Professor

Child and Family Development

Georgia Southern
GA
Neustifter, Ruth
2009
Therapist
Private Practice
AL
Parker, Michele (MFT) 2009

Assistant Professor

Marriage and Family Therapy Program

University of Saint Joseph
CT
Silva, Luciana (MFT) 2009
Therapist
The Pastoral Center for Healing
TN
Campbell, Kelly
2008

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

California State University - San Bernadino
CA
Dice, Jaime
2008

Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Science

Univerisity of Rhode Island
RI
Jinnah, Hamida
2008
Assistant Research Scientist
University of Georgia
GA
Miller, Shannon
2008

Assistant Professor

Gender and Women Studies Department

Minnesota State University
MN
Sung, Jihyun
2008
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Brown University
RI
Tambling, Rachel (MFT)
2008

Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Science

University of Connecticut
CT
Templeton, Bowden (MFT)
2008

Assistant Professor

Marriage and Family Therapy Program

Mercer University School of Medicine
GA
Anderson, Shayne (MFT)
2007

Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Science

University of Connecticut
CT
Childs, Nicole (MFT)
2007
Adjunct Faculty
Athens Technical College & Gainesville State College
GA
Olson, Christine
2007
Therapist
Samaritan Family Counseling , Athens
GA
Peterson, Ryan
2007

Associate Professor

Department of Child and Family Development

University of Central Missouri
MO
Askew, Julie (MFT)
2006

Assistant Professor

Health Professions and Family Studies

Hofstra University
NY
Berkel, Cady
2006

Faculty Research Associate

Prevention Research Center

Arizona State University
AZ
Black, Angela
2006

Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
IL
Cook, Jennifer
2006
Research Fellow
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
GA
Kulkosky, Terri Earl (MFT) 2006

Assistant Professor

Department of Behavioral Sciences

Fort Valley State University
GA
Lee, Youn Mi
2006

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology and Family Studies

Mississippi University for Women
MS
Perry, Judith
2006

Associate Professor

Special Education

Piedmont College-Athens
GA
Alvarado, Irma
2005

Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator

Occupational Therapy

Brenau University
GA
Fogarty, Kate
2005

Associate Professor

Youth Development

University of Florida
FL
Gonyea, Jennifer (MFT)
2005

Senior Lecturer

Department of Human Development and Family Science Therapist

University of Georgia, Athens Samaritan Counseling Center, Athens
GA
Janke, Megan
2005

Assistant Professor

Department of Rec and Legal Studies

East Carolina University
NC
Robinson, Virginia
2005
Public Service Assistant
Carl Vinson Institute UGA
GA
Mowery, Robyn (MFT)
2004

Assistant Professor & Clinic Director

School of Medicine (Marriage and Family Therapy Program)

Mercer University, Atlanta
GA
Savla, Jyoti (Tina)
2004

Assistant Professor

Center for Gerontology

Virginia Tech University
VA
Simmons, Amy Hough
2004

Director

Human Development and Family Science Program

Southwest Georgia Technical College GA
Simons-Wescott, Leigh Ann
2004
Associate Professor

School of Nursing

Duke University
NC
Sytsma, Michael R.
2004

Director/ Sr. Therapist

Building Intimate Marriages, Inc. GA
Belliston, Lisa
2003
Assistant Director of Professional Development & Center TA
Quality Care for Children
GA
Miller, Scott
2003
Assistant Professor
University of Guelph, Canada
Morse, Melissa (MFT)
2003
Therapist
Samaritan Family Counseling, Athens
GA
Scott, William (MFT)
2003
Therapist
Human Systems, Mill Valley
CA
Stephens, Dionne
2003

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

Florida International University FL
Willert, Amanda (MFT)
2003
Research Scientist
Research Triangle, Raleigh
NC
Faulkner, Rhonda (MFT)
2002

Behavioral Science Director

Behavioral Health

Resurrection Health Center/Saint Joseph Hospital
IL
Murphy, Megan (MFT)
2002

Associate Professor

Marriage and Family Therapy Program

Antioch University-New England
NH
Beckham (Gulish), Laurel (MFT)
2001
Director
Parenting Network Center for Child Well-being, Decatur
GA
Montford, Emily
2001
Project Coordinator
Early Childhood & Family Intervention, Florida State University
FL
Raleigh, Kathleen (MFT)
2001
Researcher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
GA
Rouse-Arnett, Marlo (MFT)
2001
Associate Professor

Department of Child and Family Development

Georgia Southern University
GA
Toledo, Carlos
2001
Health Scientist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
GA
Ekwenye, Chinyere Eyinne
2000
Director/Founder
Facility for homeless mothers/children in Nigeria
Few-Demo, April
2000

Associate Professor

Department of Human Development

Virginia Tech University
VA
Lawless, John (MFT)
2000
Assistant Professor
Drexel University
PA
Van Dyke, David (MFT)
2000

Associate Professor & MFT Program Director

Department of Psychology

Wheaton College
IL
Young, Kathryn Scott (MFT)
2000

Therapist & Owner

SEB Health Inc.
GA
Kogan, Steve (MFT)
1999

Associate Professor

Human Development and Family Science

University of Georgia
GA
Brown, Anita
1998

Associate Director

Center for Family Research

University of Georgia
GA
Landers-Potts, Melissa
1998
Instructor
Sociology, University of Georgia
GA
Townes, Leigh Anne (MFT)
1997
Therapist/Instructor
Private practice/Montana State University
MT
Upchurch, Michele Smith (MFT) 1997
Director
Atlanta Medical Center
GA
Davis, Thomas (MFT)
1996
Therapist
Private practice
GA
Manders, Jeanette (MFT) 1996
Assistant Professor
University of South Alabama
AL
Michaels, Marcia (MFT)
1996
Assistant Professor
Iowa State University
IA
Nagireddy, Chandra (MFT)
1996
Facilitator
Humanitarian Assistance Program, Colorado Springs
CO
Price, Christine
1996
Associate Professor
Montclair State University
NJ
Smith, Suzanna
1996
Associate Professor
Washington State University
WA
Chao, Shu-Chu
1995

Professor &Dean

College of Education

National Changhua University of Education/Taiwan
Lindsey, Elizabeth
1994
Professor & Chair
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
NC
Odell, Mark (MFT)
1993
Therapist
Private practice
MT
Shoemaker, Sandy (MFT)
1993
Assistant Professor
Mercer University School of Medicine
GA
Warner-Wilson, Ron (MFT)
1993

Professor & Chair

Family Studies

University of Kentucky
KY
Jordan, Karen (MFT)
1991

Professor & Chair

Department of Counseling

niversity of Akron
OH
Serovich, Julie (MFT)
1991

Dean

College of Behavioral and Community Sciences

University of South Florida
FL

M.S. Graduates

Name
Graduation Year
Position
Employer
State
Bennett, Rachel 2011 Supervisor of Child Life Education Church Health Center Wellness
TN
Vertus, Genise 2011 Teacher Athens Clarke County
GA
Chambers, Bailey Partlow 2010 Child Life Specialist Children's Hospital
AL
Shinn, Lauren 2010 ICU Child Life Specialist Children's Medical Center
TX
Lewis, Kalli 2009 Child Life Specialist Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
GA
Seldin-Griff, Bobbee 2009 Co Founder/Program Director Adamal Adventures
GA
Wagner, Kelly 2009 Child Life Specialist Shands Children's Hospital
FL
Glasheen, Theresa
2008
Teacher Woodstock Middle School
GA
Hardgrove, Abby
2008
Ph.D Student University of Oxford
na
Conley, Jennifer
2007
Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher
Greenbrier High School, Columbia County School District
GA
Hughes, Kristi
2007
Development Coordinator
College of Ag & Environmental Sciences, UGA
GA
Wilson, Erica
2007
Conference Coordinator
Georgia Association on Young Children
GA
Anderson, Jessica
2006
Program Coordinator
Office of the Graduate School, UGA
GA
Andrews, Meaghan
2005
Child Life Specialist
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
PA
Campbell, Christine
2005
Child Life Specialist
Medical University of SC Children's Hospital
SC
Hubbard, Amanda
2004
FACS Extension Agent
North Carolina Cooperative Extension
NC
Bland, Lakeisha
2003
Staff
Child Care Resource & Referral of Northeast Georgia, Athens
GA
Cundy (Thomas), Leanna
2003
Instructor
Louisiana State University
LA
Daniels, Tracey
2003
Evaluation Coordinator
Center for Family Research, UGA
GA
Janes, Patricia
2002
Lecturer
College of Charleston
SC
Callahan (Winkler), Tricia
2001
FACS/4-H Director & Educator
Cooperative Extension, Ohio State University
OH
Cook (Wiese), Tammy
2001
Staff
Atlanta Regional Commission
GA
Pitts, Lori Taylor
2001
Agent
Department of Family and Children Services
GA
Pounds, Michelle
2001
Director
Child Care Service Provider in Alabama
AL
Smith, Tania Henson
2001
Director
Child Care Service Provider in Georgia
GA
Bookout, Caroline
2000
Staff
All God's Children Adoption Agency
GA
Dahl, Steve
1997
Coordinator
Youth Center in San Francisco
CA
Duke, Patricia
1997
Public Health Research
State of Texas
TX
Stevens, Danny
1995
Adoption Counselor
GA Department of Human Resources
GA