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Dr. Cassandra Storlie

Lifespan Dev & Educ Sciences
Associate Professor
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Cassie Storlie earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of Iowa and is licensed in Ohio as a Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisory Designation (LPCC-S) and as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Illinois. Dr. Storlie serves as the Doctoral Program Coordinator for the Counselor Education & Supervision program and has held a variety of leadership positions at state, regional, national and international levels in the counseling profession.  She has taught graduate courses in counseling skills and procedures, diagnosis in counseling, clinical mental health and doctoral internship, doctoral residency seminar, research methods and multicultural counseling. She is the Secretary Elect for the Association for Counselor Education & Supervision and Associate Editor for the Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy. Dr. Storlie has been awarded the National Career Development Association’s Diversity Initiative Award, Kent State University’s Scholar of the Month, and most recently as EHHS Distinguished Faculty Researcher in 2020. In 2017, she was awarded Outstanding Mentor of the Year for OACES and was recently recognized as the recipient of KSU’s Advancing Diversity Award.  She has been funded by the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation for the past six years for interdisciplinary work in career development and science education with Latinx/a/o youth. Her research centers on the career development of marginalized populations, specifically Latinos/as and those with disabilities, in addition to salient topics in counselor leadership development.  As a Latina, she is focused on social justice and advocacy efforts to support culturally responsive evidenced based practices in college and career readiness.


Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision, The University of Iowa


Issues of career development among marginalized populations particularly individuals with disabilities and those from minority cultures, Social justice and career development of undocumented Latino youth, Salient topics in counselor development and counselor education

Research Methods

Qualitative (grounded theory,CQR, phenomenology, etc.), Quantitative (correlation/regression) and content analyses


  • Awardee, EHHS Distinguished Faculty Researcher, 2020
  • Nominee, Kent State University Outstand Research & Creativity Award, 2019
  • Nominee, Chi Sigma Iota International President, 2018
  • Awardee, Advancing Diversity Award, Harambee Celebration, Kent State University, 2017
  • Awardee, Mentor of the Year from the Ohio Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, 2017
  • Awardee, Research and Creative Activity Appointment for AY 2017-2018, Kent State University, 2017
  • Scholar of the Month (January 2016), Kent State University, 2016
  • Awardee, Diversity Initiative Award, National Career Development Association Invited Item Writer, Center for Credentialing and Education (NCE & CPCE), 2016