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Ellen Short

Ellen L. Short

Associate Professor of Counseling

B.A., Lawrence UniversityM.A., Northwestern UniversityPh.D., New York University

Description

Ellen L. Short is associate professor of counseling in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology and coordinator of Graduate Counseling Programs for the School of Education at LIU Brooklyn. Dr. Short received an M.A. in counseling psychology from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from New York University. Her areas of specialization in teaching, scholarly research and publishing are: group dynamics focusing on race, ethnicity, gender and culture; HIV substance abuse and high-risk behaviors among heterosexual populations (dissertation); and multicultural assessment of intelligence tests. Dr. Short has served as a consultant at group relations conferences in the United States and internationally. She also has directed group relations conferences at Teachers College, Columbia University, and New York University. She is the co-author of "Racial and Cultural Dynamics in Group and Organizational Life. Crossing Boundaries," published in 2010.

Specialties

Group Dynamics Focusing on Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Social Class and Culture

Publications

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Co-author, “Multicultural perspectives of racial and ethnic group differences on intelligence in the United States,” published in “Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence” (2011)
  • Co-author, “Racial and Cultural Dynamics in Group and Organizational Life. Crossing Boundaries” (2010)
  • Co-author, “Counseling Immigrants and Refugees,” published in “Handbook of Multicultural Counseling” (3rd ed., 2010)
  • Author, “Systemic/Organizational/Institutional (SOI) Transference Exercise,” published in “Experiential Activities for Teaching Multicultural Counseling Classes and Infusing Cultural Diversity into Core Classes” (2011)
  • Co-author, “Crossing Multiple Boundaries: Reflections on the Belgirate II Experience,” published in “Adaption and Innovation. Theory, Design and Role-Taking in Group Relations Conferences and their Applications, Volume II” (2009)
  • Co-author, “Multicultural Issues and the Assessment of Aptitude,” published in “The Handbook of Multicultural Assessment” (3rd ed, 2007)
  • Co-author, “Educational Assessment,” published in The Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development (2005)
  • Co-author, “Racial-cultural Training for Group Counseling and Psychotherapy,” published in “The Handbook on Racial-Cultural Psychology” (2004)
  • Co-author, “Multicultural Issues and the Assessment of Aptitude,” published in “The Handbook of Multicultural Assessment” (2nd ed, 2001)

Articles:

  • Author, “Race, Culture and Containment in the Formal and Informal Systems of Group Relations Conferences,” published in Organizational & Social Dynamics (2007)
  • Co-author, “Racial Dialogue Among Women: A Group Relations Theory Analysis,” published in Organizational & Social Dynamics (2007)
  • Author, “Two Generations Exploring Entrepreneurship, Added and Alterated Values for Institutions; or, One Generation Exploring Entrepreneurship, Added and Alterated Values for Institutions,” posted on the International Forum for Social Innovation/Forum International de l’Innovation Sociale (IFSI-FIIS) Web site (2006)
  • Co-author, “The Facets of Cultural Competence: Searching Outside the Box,” published in The Counseling Psychologist (2001)

Honors/Awards

  • Honorable Mention, American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship (1999)
  • Recipient, Monroe Stein Memorial Scholarship (1999)

Professional Affiliations

  • Associate, The New York Center of the A.K. Rice Institute for the Study of Groups, Organizations and Social Systems
  • Member, The A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems

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