Keri Frantell, Ph.D.
Dr. Keri Frantell is an assistant professor in the Counseling Psychology and Community Services Department at the University of North Dakota. She holds numerous academic degrees and credentials, including:
- A Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Tennessee, along with a post-graduate certificate in Women, Gender and Sexuality
- A Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of Tennessee
- A Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marquette University in Addictions specialty
- A Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Scientist-Practitioner emphasis
Frantell is passionate about integrating the various roles of counseling psychologists, including research, teaching, clinical work, supervision, training and advocacy. In each of these roles, she aims to promote social justice and multiculturalism.
One of her main goals and passions is to give science away through public service. Her viewpoint is that as we spend a lot of time studying and thinking about critical issues of social justice, it is also beneficial to empower individuals to be able to use this information in a constructive way.
Areas of Interest
- Multiculturalism and social justice
- Group dynamics (e.g., intergroup contact, intergroup dialogue, group psychotherapy)
- Multicultural education
- Sexual and gender minority mental health
- Suicide prevention and intervention