UW-Madison - Department of Counseling Psychology - AES Team

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Main Office

Department of
Counseling Psychology

School of Education
335 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
MadisonWI  53706-1326

Tel: 608/262-4807
Fax: 608/265-3347

Email: counpsych@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form

Academic Enhancement Seminars Team

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​Fall 2019 Instructors

Cynthia Smith is currently a ​second-year master’s student in counseling psychology. She received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is currently a research assistant in Dr. Stephanie Budge’s Trans Research Lab. Her research interests include mental health disparities in LGBTQ+ populations, the presence of PTSD in survivors of domestic violence, and minority stress. She loves to spend time exploring Madison and takes pride in being a double Badger. Cynthia was a TA for an online course as well as for AES last ​year. S​he is very excited to work and learn with her AES students this semester.

Cynthia is the lead TA for AES and can be reached at aes@education.wisc.edu

Cynthia Smith

Dorcas Akinniyi Jansen is a fourth year Counseling Psychology doctoral student here at UW- Madison. She has attended UW for each of her degrees--a BS in Psychology and Sociology as well as a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology. Jansen, however, hails from Dallas, Texas where she ran track and field to earn a spot on UW's Track & Field team during her undergraduate years. Currently, her research interests include investigating the experiences of college students and student-athletes of color. She is excited to continue her work with college students as an AES instructor. In her free time, Dorcas enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and two pugs.

Dorcas Akinniyi Jansen
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