The Future of Education

Edition 14

Scientific Committee

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Hardin L.K. Coleman

Institution: Boston University - Wheelock College of Education and Human Development

Country: United States

Hardin L.K. Coleman, Ph.D., is a Professor of Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development at Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education and Human Development. He is also a Dean Emeritus of the College.

As Dean, Dr. Coleman focused on how a School and University can use research to refine the practice of education, primarily through training educators and partnerships with schools. As a scholar, Dr. Coleman interests include the socio-cultural factors in minority student achievement and the use of developmental guidance to promote social and emotional intelligence in children.

Dr. Coleman has published in journals such as The Counseling Psychologist and The Professional School Counselor. He has co-edited several handbooks including The Handbook of School Counseling and, The Intersection of Race, Class, and Gender in Multicultural Counseling.

He is an APA Fellow in the Society of Counseling Psychology and Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race As a teacher, he is focused on the preparation of professional school counselors. His civic engagement includes serving as on the Boston Public School Committee, Faculty Director for the Center of Character and Social Responsibility, Editor of the Journal of Education, and founding member of Open Opportunity MA funded through the Nellie Mae Foundation. He has served on the Board of Governors for English High School in Boston, MA, the Westtown School Committee in Westtown, PA., Beijing City International School, Ten Strands in San Francisco, Edvestors, the Home for Little Wanderers, and Inversant in Boston, MA, as well as serving as a consultant and trainer for numerous schools and mental health agencies.

He was educated at Germantown Friends School ’71, Williams College ’75, University of Vermont ’80, and Stanford University, ’92.

He has worked at the George School, Abington Friends School, Westtown School, Shanghai Teachers University, Cambridge Hospital, and is a Professor Emeritus of Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education where he also served as Associate Dean for Outreach and Multicultural Initiatives.
His North Star is creating equitable access to high quality learning experiences for all children.

Area/s of Expertise: Minority Student Achievement, Multicultural Counseling and School Counselor Competence, Developing Evidenced Driven Approaches to Educational System Change.

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