Visiting Faculty Member, Counseling
<b>Academic Credentials</b><p>PhD in Hispanic Literature, El Colegio de México. MA in Letras Mexicanas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México <p><b>Biography</b><pDra. French graduated with a BS in Business Admin from the University of Mary Washington in 2010. Upon graduation she moved abroad to Mexico City, Mexico where she went on to study a MA in Mexican Literature, specializing in Colonial Literature and Identity Studies. She worked for 2 years as a research associate at El Colegio de México under the direction of Dra. María Méndez in the Project :La biblioteca Novohispana. In 2019 she graduated from El Colegio de México with a PhD in Hispanic Literature, specializing in Literatura Antigua.><p><b>Other Information</b><J13><p><b>Teaching Area</b><p>Spanish language and literature, communication and cultural studies<p><b>Research Interests</b><p>Colonial literature, Early Modern literature, Creole Identity in literature, Spanish Inquistion<p><b>Publications</b><p>"2017 “Ecos medievales: transformaciones y orígenes del tópico de la translatio imperii en dos textos de la literatura guadalupana novohispana”, Prolija Memoria 1 (2017), pp.99-115. 2014 “El nacimiento de la nación criolla: mito, historia e identidad en la narrativa de Miguel Sánchez”, Revista Destiempos 37, México, 2014, pp. 58-75. 2013 “La invasión napoleónica a través de la escritura oracular novohispana: el caso de La transmigración de la iglesia de Guadalupe, Revista Aequitas, España, 2013. 2012 “Las herejías místicas de Ana Rodríguez de Castro y Agustina Josefa de Jesús Vera Villavicencio Palacios: prácticas, motivos y orígenes”, Revista de la Inquisición (numero 16), España, 2012. 2011 “Muertos y Maltratados: Los personajes infantiles de Nájera y la crítica social”, Decires, México, 2011."
Visiting Assistant Professor
<b>Academic Credentials</b><p>PhD<p><b>Biography</b><p>Dr. Jennifer Ha is a DC local and an alumni of Marymount University receiving her BA in Psychology and MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She went on to earn a Ph.D. in Counseling from The George Washington University before returning to Marymount University as an instructor having taught graduate psychology, counseling, and related courses at other DC universities. Her clinical training and experience range from working in hospital settings to private practice work providing diverse services to the community in the DC area.
Dr. Ha believes in fostering a cooperative and encouraging environment in the classroom. Her goal at Marymount University is to have students feel they are learning important and meaningful knowledge, feel challenged yet supported, as well as be independent and responsible.<p><b>Other Information</b><J13><p><b>Teaching Area</b><p><p><b>Research Interests</b><p><p><b>Publications</b><p>
Visiting Assistant Professor
<b>Academic Credentials</b><p>Ed.D., LPC, LCPC, NCC, BC-TMH<p><b>Biography</b><p>Dr. Samantha A.B. Knox received her doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Marymount University and was awarded the Doctoral Student Leadership Award in 2017. Dr. Knox holds a master's in Counseling/ Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Trinity Washington University and a bachelor's in Elementary Education from Dillard University in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Knox enjoys working with clients from marginalized backgrounds and has a private practice in Washington, DC.<p><b>Other Information</b><J13><p><b>Teaching Area</b><p>Assessments in Counseling, Advanced Growth and Development, Supervision, Counseling Skills, Multicultural, and Ethics<p><b>Research Interests</b><p>Counseling Marginalized Populations, Re-entry/ Returning Citizens, and Spirituality<p><b>Publications</b><p>Knox, S.A.B., (2020), Incarcerated African American mothers: When they do the time, we do the time with them. Compass Points, 13 (2), 6-7. https://www.mdcounseling.org/resources/Documents/Newsletters/fall%202020.pdf
EdD, LPC-S, NCC, NCSP
Considered by many as a “Voice of Reason and an Advocate for those who cannot speak up for themselves,” Dr. Delarious O. Stewart has dedicated his life to fighting for a fair and just society.
Dr. Stewart currently serves as Manager of School Psychology in the District of Columbia Public Schools and also provides mental health counseling in private practice.
Dr. Stewart earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Speech Communication, along with master’s degrees in counseling and educational leadership, all from Southern University and A&M College. He earned a specialist in school psychology from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He also earned a specialist in education in special education and a Doctor of Education degree in educational psychology with a concentration in child development and a cognate in statistics from Jackson State University.
For more than twelve years, he has been providing a full range of mental health and psychological services, including screening, cognitive, personality, behavioral, psychosocial, and psychoeducational assessment, designing remedial educational programs, individual and group counseling with staff, parents, and outside agencies as appropriate. Dr. Stewart’s experience has afforded him the opportunity to effectively work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to determine the address the needs of the client.
Dr. Stewart began his career in communications and media. His first professional job was working as a communications intern for a Louisiana State Representative. Following the completion of his bachelor’s degree requirements, he worked in television news as a reporter and news anchor. After his stint in news, Dr. Stewart moved over to public relations. He was most honored to serve as Communications Director and Press Secretary for the Honorable Elijah E. Cummings, a Democratic member of Congress from Maryland. He also served as Director of Communications for the United States Congressional Black Caucus.
For more than 15 years, he worked in Mississippi as a leader school improvement, curriculum and instruction, student support services, and special education. He has also worked as a full-time and adjunct faculty member in the areas of counseling, psychology, and educational leadership.
He has published academic and popular culture articles in the areas of adolescent behavior, special education, teaching Black boys to read, school discipline, and dyslexia. He served as a faculty research affiliate in the Urban Education Collaborative at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Dr. Stewart is a life member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc, the Southern University Alumni Federation, and the Jackson State University National Alumni Association. He is also a member of the Association of Black Psychologists, National Association of School Psychologists, American Counseling Association, National Black Child Development Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, and the National Alliance of Black School Educators.
He is a licensed teacher in Mississippi. He is also a licensed school psychologist and school counselor. Additionally, Dr. Stewart is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Virginia. He holds a national license in school psychology (NCSP) and counseling (NCC).
The intersectionality of hip hop and behavior of children and adolescents, Black men and mental health, and training Black men in mental health
<li>Mizelle, N., Maiden, J.L., Grady, J.C., Stewart, D.O. & Sutton, B. (2020). Cultural mistrust and counseling: A review of factors impacting African American males. Research Journal of Education, 6(8), 128-134. https://doi.org/10.32861/rje.68.128.134 Stewart, D., Maiden, J., & Mizelle, N. (2020).</li>
<li>Violent and angry in the age of hip-hop: Exploring the relationship between and the music. Journal of Liberal Arts and Humanities, 1(8), 18-25. Maiden, J., Mizelle, N., Nichols, B., & Stewart, D. (2020).</li>
<li>The impact of microaggressions on men of color in graduate counseling programs. International Journal of Social Policy and Education, 2(5), 57-66. Mizelle, N., Maiden, J.L., Stewart, D.O. (2020).</li>
<li>Addressing racial disparities in mental health for African American males, International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education, 7(7), 199-205. https://doi.org/10.20431/2349-0381.0707022 Stewart, D., Davidson, S. & Arnold-Brunson, R. (2012).</li>
<li>A pedagogy of promise: The role of culturally relevant pedagogy in improving academic success in African American students. Online Journal of Rural and Urban Research, 2(1). Retrieved from http://ojs.jsumurc.org/ojs/index.php?journal=ojrur&page=article&op=view&path=28. D. Stewart. (2012, June 8).</li>
<li>We are our child’s first teacher [Web blog post]. Retrieved from http://asupts.ning.com/forum/topics/we-are-our-child-s-first-teacher Stewart, D. (2011).</li>
<li>A Pedagogy of Promise: The role of culturally relevant pedagogy in improving academic success in African American students. In. T. Latiker & E. Kincaid (Eds.), 2011</li>
<li>Ruth Searcy Literacy Conference Monograph. Jackson, MS, 44-66. Stewart, D. (2011). Adolescent’s exposure to rap and hip hop music: Exploring developmental pathways to antisocial behavior. The Journal of Education and Social Justice, 1, 43-57.</li>
Dr. Lillian Walker Shelton is originally from Philadelphia. While living there she obtained a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from St. Joseph's University. Dr. Walker Shelton has a Master's degree from Trinity Washington University in Community Mental Health Counseling. After receiving her Master's degree, Dr. Walker Shelton worked in Community Mental Health and private practice. In 2018, Dr. Walker Shelton received her doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Marymount University. Dr. Walker Shelton currently teaches counseling classes at Trinity and Marymount. She also has a small private practice in Silver Spring, MD.