Taheera N Blount
Assistant Professor Counseling
Dr. Blount received her Ph.D in Counselor Education from North Carolina State University in 2017. For the past eight years, Dr. Blount has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and families as a school counselor and community-based therapist. Dr. Blount research interest focuses on dropout prevention strategies for school counselors, the use of spirituality and religion to overcome addiction and recovery, and the educational resiliency factors of African American students whose parents are suffering from substance use. Dr. Blount was recently selected as an Emerging Leader for the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling.