Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Studies
Program Area: School Psychology
Steven Stone-Sabali is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Studies. His professional experiences and transdisciplinary academic training has provided him with an analytical and human-centered approach to serving underrepresented communities, identify emerging scientific trends, and designing impactful interventions for the social sciences fields. Specifically, Stone-Sabali has aided the development of learners of all levels (from 3rd grade to non-traditionally aged college students), provided career and traditional psychotherapy to individuals and groups, designed and facilitated mental health prevention programs, and guided organizations in creating inclusive policies and practices.
- PhD, Counseling Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin
- MEd, Counseling Psychology, Temple University
- BS, Computer Science and Business, The University of Pittsburgh
- Counseling Psychology
- Mental Health and Academic Achievement
- Multicultural Counseling and Supervision
- Psychosocial Variables (shame, impostorism, discrimination, resilience, marginalization, racial identity)
- Racial Ally Development
Stone-Sabali’s scholarship broadly focuses understanding the educational and mental health experiences of individuals of color, with a focus on Black and African American individuals. This work primarily examines how the social landscape of higher education institutions relates to underrepresented students’ self-concept (e.g., impostorism), resilience, mental health, and cross-racial interactions with faculty, peers and mental health professionals. An extension of his work also focuses on multiculturalism in counseling and supervision, as well as racial ally development and training.