CAS006 - International Initiatives in Counseling: Connections to a Global Society w/ Dr.  Lemuel W. Watson
Airdate 2/9/2006

Contributing Editor:

Leann M. Wyrick-Morgan, Ph.D. is an assistant professor on the Counseling faculty in the Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education at Northern Illinois University. She received her B.A. in Communication from Purdue University, her M.A. in Human Services and Counseling from DePaul University, and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of Northern Colorado. Her primary counseling experience is with adolescents and their families, both in the community and school settings. She is a licensed school counselor in Colorado and a former School-to-Career Coordinator and School Counselor at Thompson Valley High School in Loveland, CO. Her first faculty position was at the University of Memphis where she taught in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research in 2004-2005. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in Wyoming and Colorado, and a National Certified Counselor. Dr. Wyrick-Morgan is a native of the Western suburbs of Chicago and is a graduate of Glenbard North High School. Her research interests include, school counseling, school counselor training, career development, career/life programs for special needs students, and working with students of poverty at the middle and high school levels. Email Dr. Wyrick-Morgan at


Dr. Lemuel W. Watson is Professor of Higher Education and Chair of the Department of Counseling, Adult, and Higher Education at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. He is a native of South Carolina, with a B.S. in Business from the University of South Carolina, M.A. from Ball State University, and doctorate of education from Indiana University. He is a certified training consultant and certified systems engineer. His career spans across various divisions in higher education, faculty and administration, and he has numerous experiences in all types of institutions to include, two year colleges and four year institutions, public and private. His research agenda surrounds issues of educational outcomes; faculty development issues; social and political issues that affect schools, community, and families with regards to economic development and advancement. He most recently spent time as a Fulbright Scholar at Belarusian State University at the National Institute of Higher Education. He has written articles and books and served as editors for several volumes related to issue in higher education. Currently is editor for the Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education Journal, associate editor for the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal and the College Student Affairs Journal and continue to serve on the board for two other journals in higher education. He is currently writing a book titled Work is Love Made Visible - A History of National Association of Student Affairs Professionals: A National Leadership Model and is serving as editor of a book titled 21st Century Leadership: A Practical Guide for Survival in Dynamic Environments. Dr. Watson also provides professional opportunities through Watson Consulting Services - Email Dr. Watson at

Music used in this podcast:

Jaime Beauchamp - "Memorial Day" obtained from the Podsafe Music Network - Link to music

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