Robert M. Carlisle, Ph.D. — Distance Clinical Professor

"My motivation is to make a positive difference in the lives of my students on their educational journey."

Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. – Old Dominion University, 2015
  • M.A. – Rider University, 2012
  • B.A. – Rutgers University, 2007

Department: Education

Career highlights:

  • Published 5 peer reviewed journal articles
  • Received 3 research grants
  • Received a fellowship to fund my final year of doctoral studies (2014-2015)
  • Directed a Career and Academic Resource Center in an undergraduate college setting
  • In which online degree program do you teach?

    M.Ed. in School Counseling.

  • Which classes do you teach online?

    Introduction to School Counseling, Theories, Developmental Guidance, Practicum

  • Why did you start teaching?

    I was lucky to have a large handful of educators that made a huge difference in my life and career path. Now, as an educator, my motivation is to make a positive difference in the lives of my students on their educational journey.

  • What's the best advice that you ever received?

    Learn to become your own best resource.

  • What's the best advice that you could give your students?

    Be true to yourself.

  • What is the one book you think everyone should read?

    The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery

  • What qualities make someone particularly successful in counseling?

    Hard work, kindness, and a passion for helping others.

  • What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in the profession face today?

    Making the most of available resources.

  • Tell us something your students may not know about you.

    For about 10 years, as a summer job, I performed in amusement parks as a professional high diver. I used to be one of those folks that climbed a ladder 70-80 feet high and then did flips into a shallow pool.

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