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Pat Garriott (He/Him)

Associate Professor; Dept. Chair - CP

What I do

I am an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Counseling Psychology.

Professional Biography

I joined the Counseling Psychology faculty in 2012. I direct the Education and Career Equity Lab and focus my scholarship on issues of economic and racial justice. Within this broader area, my work focuses on social class and classism, first-generation college students, and social cognitive career theory. Nationally, my professional roles include serving as Associate Editor for the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education and Journal of Career Assessment.


  • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri, 2012
  • MS, Counseling Psychology, University of Kentucky, 2006
  • BA, Psychology, University of Kentucky, 2003

Key Projects

  • Collaborative Research: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Understanding the Retention of Latinx in Engineering Jobs
  • ERC: Broadening Participation in Engineering amoung Women and Latino/as: A Longitudinal, Multi-Site Study

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