Linda M. Subich
Ph.D. Ohio State University

Professor: Counseling Psychology
Associate Chair: Department of Psychology
Co-Training Director: Collaborative Program in Counseling Psychology

Contact Information

Office: Arts and Science Building, room 353
Phone: (330) 972-8379

Dr. Subich received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from The Ohio State University in 1981 and joined the faculty of Akron that same year. Her theoretical orientation is comprised of elements from the humanistic, cognitive, and developmental perspectives and her research interests include vocational and counseling research, with special emphasis on issues relevant to women and members of underrepresented groups. She regularly teaches undergraduate courses in Professional and Career Issues in Psychology and Psychology of Women, a graduate course in vocational behavior and supervises MA students' work with clients in the Department of Psychology Counseling Clinic. Publication outlets include Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Career Assessment, and Career Development Quarterly. She is a Fellow of Divisions 17 and 45 of the American Psychological Association and in 2000 received the John Holland award for outstanding achievement in career or personality research. Dr. Subich serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and the Journal of Career Assessment.

Recent Publications

Baker, D. B. & Subich, L. M. (in press). Counseling psychology: Historical perspectives. In W. B. Walsh (Ed.). The Biennial Review of Counseling Psychology.

Thompson, M. & Subich, L. M. (2007). Exploration and validation of the Differential Status Identity Scale. Journal of Career Assessment, 15, 227-239.

Thompson, M. & Subich, L. M. (2006). The relation of social status to the career decision-making process. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 69, 289-301.

Williams, C. M., & Subich, L. M. (2006). The gendered nature of career related learning experiences: A social cognitive career theory perspective. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 69, 262-275.

Stead, G.B., & Subich, L. (2006). Career counselling and practice. In G. B. Stead & M. B. Watson (Eds.), Career psychology in the South African context (2nd ed.). Pretoria, South Africa: Van Schaik.

Subich, L. M. (2005). Career assessment with culturally diverse individuals. In W. B. Walsh & M. L. Savickas (Eds.), Handbook of Vocational Psychology (3rd ed.) (pp. 397-421). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Sterns, H. L., & Subich, L. M. (2005). Counseling for retirement. In S.D. Brown & R.W. Lent (Eds.), Career development and counseling: Putting theory and research to work (pp. 506-521). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Dr. Subich's Vita

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