Emily Yowell

Associate Professor

Specialty Field:

Counseling Psychology

Academic and Professional Interests:

Dr. Yowell's maintains a program of research in diverse areas of vocational psychology that focuses on the practical application of career-related assistance in peoples’ lives. Her research involves participants from various backgrounds (e.g., unemployed adults, college students, veterans) with a concentration on Holland's RIASEC theory and the Cognitive Information Processing Approach. She regularly teaches graduate courses in vocational psychology, testing & assessment, and counseling practica and undergraduate courses in careers in psychology and abnormal psychology. 

Professional Honors and Achievements:

Dr. Yowell is a licensed psychologist in the State of Mississippi. She serves on the Career Development Quarterly editorial board and is a member of the National Career Development Association, Society of Vocational Psychology, and the American Psychological Association.