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Associate Dean for Research, Boston University

V. Scott Solberg, PhD is Associate Dean for Research at Boston University’s School of Education and Professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Development. Past experiences include development of Success Highways, a resiliency curriculum used in schools throughout the country, directing an online career information system (WisCareers) and leading an effort to localize it for Singapore (ecgcareers). In collaboration with the Rennie Center on Education Research and Policy, MassINC, and Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Dr. Solberg has launched the Massachusetts Institute for College and Career Readiness that is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Educational Science. Dr. Solberg is leads a range of college and career readiness research, practice and policy efforts in collaboration with the National Collaboration on Workforce and Disability for Youth that is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. Dr. Solberg is an active member in the Society for Vocational Psychology, a Section in Division 17 (Society for Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. He is also a member of International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance, National Career Development Association and has served on a number of editorial boards including the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Career Development Quarterly, and currently serves on the board of the Journal of Latina/o Psychology.


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    Associate Dean for Research, Boston University


Fellow, Society for Vocational Psychology, American Psychological Association