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Jane Swanson

Jane Swanson, Professor Emerita

Counseling Psychology

Dr. Swanson is an Emeritus Professor of Counseling Psychology. Dr. Swanson’s research interests involve career development and vocational psychology, including adolescent career exploration, perceived career barriers, career counseling, measurement of vocational interests, and career psychology of women. She has authored a book and numerous book chapters regarding vocational psychology, and published research articles in Journal of Vocational Behavior, Career Development Quarterly, Journal of Career Assessment, and Journal of Counseling Psychology. She is a Fellow of the Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17) of the American Psychological Association, and was formerly chair of the Society for Vocational Psychology and treasurer of the Society of Counseling Psychology. Dr. Swanson retired in 2015 but she continues to teach online classes.

Educational History

Ph.D., University of Minnesota