Samuel Beasley

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Samuel Beasley
Associate Professor, Counseling Psychology
3521 Sangren Hall, Mail Stop 5226
Mailing address: 
Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5226 USA
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin M.A., Indiana University-Bloomington B.A., University of Kentucky
Research interests: 
  • Predictors of academic outcomes among Black college students
  • Men of color in the professional psychology pipeline

Dr. Samuel T. Beasley received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. He completed his doctoral internship at Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS) at The Ohio State University. He holds a master’s degree in Counseling and Counselor Education from Indiana University in Bloomington. He earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Kentucky. During his prior training, Beasley provided clinical services in both higher education and community counseling settings.

Dr. Beasley’s primary line of research focuses on predictors of academic outcomes among Black college students. In particular, he explores predictors of academic self-concept and academic achievement in this population. Another line of his research examines the professional psychology pipeline for men of color, with an emphasis on African American men.