Changming Duan

School of Education - Educational Psychology
Professor
Program Director - Doctoral program in counseling psychology
Ph.D., Counseling & Social Psychology (Dual Major Degree), University of Maryland
Primary office:
785-864-2426
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 625
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101
Second office:
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Changming Duan is currently a professor in the Department of Psychology and Research in Education at University of Kansas. She also serves as the Director of Training for the American Psychological Accredited doctoral program in counseling psychology in the department. Changming Duan grew up and received her undergraduate education in China. She received a master’s degree in kinesiology from University of Waterloo in Canada, and a master’s degree in social psychology from University of Maryland at College Park, where she also received her Ph.D. degree in social and counseling psychology. Prior to joining KU faculty in the Fall, 2011, she had worked as a faculty member in University of Missouri at Columbia and University of Missouri at Kansas City respectively. Her professional interest includes researching counseling processes and outcome in various cultural contexts, and topics related to multicultural education and counseling the culturally diverse. She is also interested in doing international work in counseling related training and research.

Education

Ph.D., Counseling & Social Psychology (Dual Major Degree), University of Maryland

M.A., Social Psychology, University of Maryland

M.S., Sociology of Sports, University of Waterloo

B.A., Hefei Polytechnical University

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Counseling & Social Psychology (Dual Major Degree), University of Maryland, College Park, 1992
  • M.A., Social Psychology University of Maryland, College Park, 1988
  • M.S., Sociology of Sports, University of Waterloo, Canada, 1985
  • B.A., Hefei Polytechnical University, China, 1982

Specializations

Cross-cultural understanding and multicultural perspectives that enhance the science and practice of counseling psychology

Courses

Dept Number Course Name Cr. Syllabus
EPSY 742 Counseling Theory and Techniques 3 syllabus
EPSY 875 Cross Cultural Counseling 3 syllabus
EPSY 918 Seminar in Current Issues and Trends in: _____ (1-3) syllabus

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Doctoral programs in school psychology and counseling psychology are accredited by the American Psychological Association
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