Professor & EHS Associate Dean
Westlake Hall 208
Ph.D., Counselor Education from the University of Wyoming
Dr. Lori A. Russell-Chapin is a Professor and Associate Dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences. She served as the chairperson of the Department of Educational Leadership and Human Development for 11 years. She teaches graduate level counseling courses. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Wyoming. Dr. Russell-Chapin is co-owner of Chapin and Russell Associates, a private counseling and consultation agency. She has presented workshops locally, regionally, nationally and internationally on issues of diversity, diversity management, stress management, gender communications, assertiveness, conflict resolution, developmental concerns for women, and grief and loss. She is published in state, national and international journals. Lori has authored three books, co-authored three books, and written extensively on supervision issues. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) and a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC). Dr. Russell-Chapin was the first recipient of the William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence; a Burlington Northern Foundation Jr. Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching and a University Putnam Award winner for excellence in teaching.
Dr. Russell-Chapin is currently a co-director for the newly created Center for Collaborative Brain Research (CCBR), a partnership among OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and the Illinois Neurological Institute. The University of Illinois Medical Center of Peoria has joined the CCBR as a research collaboration. Information about CCBR can be obtained at website: http://bradley.edu/ccbr/ .
Dr. Russell-Chapin just received the national Thelma Duffy Creativity in Counseling Award, recognition for innovation in the counseling profession.
Dr. Russell-Chapin will spend the fall 2010 semester on sabbatical, conducting research on the effectiveness of neurofeedback (NF) on ADHD children using NF and fMRIS.