Melanie Leuty

Associate Professor

Specialty Field:

Counseling Psychology

Academic and Professional Interests:

Dr. Leuty’s interests fall within the discipline of vocational psychology, with research focused on the study of the impact of work and career development on individuals' lives. Specifically her research is focused on the importance of work values in the selection, satisfaction, and health of workers.  Additionally, she is interested in career counseling assessment and intervention as well as measure development. 

Professional Honors and Achievements:

Dr. Leuty is currently a member of APA Division 17 (Counseling Psychology) and the Society for Vocational Psychology.  She has won awards for her research from the National Career Development Association and the E.K. Strong, Jr. Memorial Fund and received funding from the American Psychological Foundation and Psychological Assessment Resources for her work.  She serves on the editorial board for The Counseling Psychologist, and is an ad hoc reviewer for a number of other career journals. 

Work Values Research