Meredith Rausch

Associate Professor

Meredith Rausch

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

Bio

Meredith A. Rausch received her Ph.D from the University of Iowa in 2015. Her research focuses on underserved populations, particularly LGBTQ+ individuals and women, and mentorship.

  • (706) 667-4506
  • UH 325

Education

  • Ph.D., Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services University of Iowa, 2015

  • MS, Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services University of Wisconsin - Whit, 2010

  • BA, Speech Communication and Rhetoric University of Wisconsin - Whit, 2001

Certifications

  • Online Teaching Certification Center for Instructional Innovation, Augusta University, 2020

  • National Certified Counselor National Board of Certified Counselors, 2014

Awards & Honors

  • Golden Pen Award Augusta University, 2020

  • Excellence Award Augusta University College of Education, 2020

  • College of Education Research Award Augusta University, 2017

  • Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Augusta University, 2017

  • Albert Hood Promising Scholar 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • COUN 6770

    Crisis Intervention Counseling
  • COUN 6760

    Diversity Sensitivity in Coun
  • COUN 6950

    Prob & Issues in Practice of C: Problems & Issues COUN Ed
  • COUN 6680

    Theories & Tech of Counseling
  • COUN 6700

    Couples and Family Counseling
  • COUN 6800

    Diagnosis in Counseling

Teaching Interests

Counseling Theories
Couples and Family Counseling
Crisis Counseling

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Support for Lesbian Couples Navigating Fertility Treatment: An Ecological Systems Perspective, 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Foreward, 2021
    Other
  • Mentorship, Research, and Scholarship, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Teaching Evaluations: Interpret to Improve Pedagogy or Ignore to Improve Wellness? , 2021
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Entering (the adolescent) stage right: Improvisational theater for engaging middle school classrooms. , 2021
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Research Interests

Women
Veterans
LGBTQ+
Mentorship
Fertility & Healthcare

Department Service

  • Administrative Assistant Search Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Counselor Education Kickball Event 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Co-Director Admissions 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Pre Tenure Review Committee, Department of AS & I 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee, Department of Advanced Studies and Innovation 2020 - 2020

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Chair Elect COE Assembly 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Associate Dean Search Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Individual Pre-Tenure Organizational Project 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • COE Rights & Responsibilities Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • COE Bylaw Review, Ad Hoc Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Faculty Development Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • LGBTQ Panel 2016 - Present

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Augusta University Chapter of the Association of the United States Army 2016 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Student Veteran Association 2016 - Present

Professional Service

  • Journal of Homosexuality 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Navigating Post-Doctoral Career Placement, Research, and Professionalism 2020 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Association for Creativity in Counseling 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Military Behavioral Health Journal 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • American Counseling Association 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Student Service Member Day 2016 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • SPECS, Inc. 2012 - 2017

    Role: Officer, Vice President
  • SPECS, Inc/College of Education 2015 - 2015

    Role: Program Organizer
  • Stock Our Shelves, Augusta Georgia 2015 - 2015