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Tamara R. Buckley

Associate Professor of Counseling

212 772-4758
West 1116
Currently on leave as Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation

Dr. Buckley earned an M.A. in organizational psychology and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College. Before returning to graduate school, Dr. Buckley worked in investment banking and consulting, having earned a B.S. in business administration from U.C. Berkeley. She is a New York State Licensed Psychologist.



Dr. Buckley teaches both clinical and didactic courses in the graduate counseling program. As a professor, she focuses on helping students to integrate theoretical and self- knowledge with multicultural factors. Dr. Buckley has taught the following courses: theories of counseling, foundations of school counseling, clinical supervision, counseling skills, and multicultural aspects of counseling.



Dr. Buckley’s research program focuses on building knowledge and awareness of  racial/cultural factors in health and health promotion and diversity in organizations. Dr. Buckley has received numerous awards for her research including an in-residence Visiting Scholars Fellowship at the Russell Sage Foundation (2007-2008) and the Carolyn Payton Early Career Psychology Award, from APA, Division 35, Psychology of Black Women. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the City University of New York: PSC-CUNY, Faculty Fellowship Publications Program, Junior Faculty Development Award, and George N. Shuster Faculty Fellowship. Her publications include peer-reviewed articles in counseling and health psychology and management, and various chapters in edited volumes. Dr. Buckley also has three web-based publications based on research funded by the Ford Foundation’s Leadership for a Changing World initiative.

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