Melanie Wilcox

Assistant Professor

Melanie Wilcox

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Psychological Sciences

Administration
Department of Institute for Public and Preventive Health

The Graduate School

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior

Administration
Department of The Graduate School

  • AH N327

Education

  • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology State University of New York a, 2015

  • BA, Psychology, General Cedar Crest College, 2009

  • ASC, Psychology, General Lehigh Carbon Community Colleg, 2007

Certifications

  • Board Certification in Counseling Psychology American Board of Professional Psychology, 2021

  • Licensed Psychologist Georgia Board of Psychology, 2020

Awards & Honors

  • Fitz & Linn Kuder Early Career Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Counseling Psychology, APA Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) Society of Counseling Psychology (APA Division 17), 2022

  • Augusta University College of Science and Mathematics Outstanding Young Faculty Member Award Augusta University College of Science and Mathematics, 2022

  • 2022 Southeastern Psychological Association Outstanding Professional Paper Award Southeastern Psychological Association, 2022

  • 2020 Outstanding Publication of the Year Award Supervision and Training Section of APA Division 17, Society of Counseling Psychology, 2020

  • Cynthia D. Belar Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Award American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs , 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSYC 6960

    Clinical Internship
  • PSYC 6175

    Diversity Issues in Counseling
  • PSYC 6926

    Cog. Asmt. Practicum: Cognitive Assessment Practicum
  • PSYC 6126

    Cognitive Assessment
  • PSYC 6995

    Independent Research
  • PSYC 3143

    Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 6946

    Therapeutic Interven Practi II
  • PSYC 6146

    Therapeutic Interventions II
  • PSYC 6990

    Thesis Research

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Are training programs addressing anti-Black racism and white supremacy? A descriptive analysis. , 2024
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cultural humility, cultural comfort, and supervision processes and outcomes for BIPOC supervisees, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A phenomenological exploration into therapists’ multicultural case conceptualizations., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Differentiating protective factors for transgender individuals who experience suicidality., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • APA Educational Guidelines on the Equitable and Respectful Treatment of Students in Graduate Psychology Programs , 2023
    Other

Department Service

  • Psychology Search Committee 2023 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • School of Public Health Administration Team 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Psychological Sciences Graduate Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Psychological Sciences Search Committee 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Center for Social Science Research Advisory Board 2023 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Research and Development Committee 2023 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate Certificate Bioethics Oversight Committee 2023 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Augusta University-Charlie Norwood VAMC Predoctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship Mentorship Program 2021 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Augusta University Center for Social Science Research Mentoring Program 2021 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion Training Development Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Psychology of Social Class Organization (POSCO) 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • American Psychologist 2022 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy Research 2022 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Society of Counseling Psychology (APA Division 17) APA Elected Positions Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • American Psychological Association BEA Working Group on Holistic Admission for Psychology Graduate Programs 2021 - Present

    Role: Task Force Chair