Shirlene Denise Ann Coopwood

Associate Professor

Shirlene Denise Ann Coopwood
College of Education


Proctor Hall 331
Ph.D.Guidance and Psychology Counsel Psychology / Indiana State University
M.S.Agency Counseling / Indiana State University
B.S.Psychology / Indiana State University

Research Interests

School Counseling, Spirituality, Multicultural Competence, International Counseling, HIV/AIDS, International Immersions; Academic Advising

Recent Publications

  • Kenneth Coopwood, Darrell Brown, Shirlene Smith, (2024). (The Chronicles of Coop Di Leu). (Identity Series) pp. 96. Parker Publishers.
  • Michael Brooks, Jeff Wolfgang, Shirlene Smith, Yasmin Gay, Yvonne Ward (2019). (The Value and Impact of a Brief Study Abroad Experience on Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Counseling Students' Learning). (6) 7, pp. 42-50. International Journal of Social Science Studies.
  • Shalini Mathew, Amber Khan, Yasmin Leak, Shirlene Smith, Tyra Whittaker (2018). (Case Management in Allied Health). (Case Management for the Health, Human, and Vocational Rehabilitation Services) pp. 27. Aspen Publishers.
  • Kenneth Coopwood, Shirlene Smith Augustine (2018). (Engaging Faculty In Campus Transformation: The Diversity Fellows Program). In Sherwood Thompson, (Valley of Hope: Campus Diversity Triumphs) Emerald Publishing Limited.
  • L'Tanya Fish, Shirlene Smith (2015). (School Counselors & Vocational rehabilitation counselors: Collaborating for high school students with disabilities success). In Drs. Garry Walz and Jeanne Bleuer, (21) VISTAS Online.
  • Shirlene Augustine, Angel Dowden, Angel Wiggins, LaCheata Hall (2014). (International immersion in Belize: Fostering Counseling Students’ cultural self-awareness. ). (4) 36, pp. 468-484. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling.
  • Angel Dowden, Traci Miller, Tiffany Cooper, Angel Wiggins, Shirlene Smith, Quintin Boston (2014). (Understanding and addressing severe disruptive behaviors among school age children: School counselors' role). In Henry Harris, (1) 9, pp. 4-13. NC Perspectives.
  • Bynum , Quintin Boston, Vaughn , Pitt , Shirlene Smith, Sharon Waldrum (2012). (Chronic Disability and women of color: Implications for rehabilitation professionals.). (1) 6, pp. 92-101. Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Association Journal.
  • Shirlene Smith, Miriam Wagner (2012). (Poised for great development: School counseling in Belize.). (4) 34, pp. 320-330. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling.
  • Shirlene Smith (2011). (School Counselor’s Competence and Comfort with Spirituality.). (2) 55, pp. 149-156. Counseling Values.
  • Shirlene Smith, LaCheata Hall, Angel Dowden, Tobin Lee (Counselor Educators’ preparedness to lead international cultural immersion: Walking the talk.). In Drs Garry Walz and Jeanne Bleuer, (57) pp. 16. VISTAS Online.