Vice President for Education and Training Bio

Kimberly Howard, Ph.D.
Term: 2019-2022

Kimberly A. S. Howard is an Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development at Boston University, where she serves as the Director of Training of the Counseling Psychology PhD program. Dr. Howard’s research interests include the examination of the career development process of diverse, low-income youth. Having spent decades working with k-12 schools, Dr. Howard believes that counseling psychologists can play an important role in supporting and improving public education and the school experiences of children and youth. In addition to being a Fellow of the Society of Counseling Psychology of the American Psychological Association, Kimberly has served as the Communications Officer in the Society for Vocational Psychology and has been a member of the APA Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education, representing the Society of Counseling Psychology.  At BU, Dr. Howard teaches courses in vocational psychology and career development, prevention, counseling skills, assessment, and supervision/consultation.