Mariama C. Sandifer


Mariama C. Sandifer, Ph.D., LPC(S), NCC, NCSC

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-8292
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  • Address: 440 Education


Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision from the University of Holy Cross New Orleans, 2017

Master of Arts in Community Counseling from the University of Holy Cross New Orleans, 2003

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Dillard University, New Orleans, 2000

Brief Biography

Prior to counselor education, Dr. Sandifer served 14 years in public schools as a national and state certified school counselor. She currently serves on the editorial review board for the Professional School Counseling journal and serves in various capacities with national counseling associations such as the American School Counselor Association and the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Dr Sandifer has presented at many conferences and professional workshops and her research interests include school counseling program implementation, supervision, social justice, and advocacy in schools. 

Professional publications include: “Developing, Delivering and Sustaining School Counseling Practices Through a Culturally Affirming Lens”, “School Counselors as Social Justice Change Agents: Addressing Retention of African-American Males”, and “A Sense of Mattering: A Group Intervention for African-American Boys”. 

Updated: 06/23/2022 08:32AM