Anita Thomas, PhD – Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research
Beginning spring semester 2014, Dr. Anita Thomas will assume the role of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research for the School of Education. Dr. Thomas’ responsibilities will include providing leadership and oversight in the following areas: undergraduate curriculum development, research and grant opportunities for faculty, university/school and agency partnerships, diversity initiatives for the School, the use of technology and the multiple international programs that have become essential parts of the School of Education’s curriculum. Dr. Thomas will bring perspectives and experiences that will round out the administrative team of our School. Dr. Thomas teaches courses in Multicultural counseling, Identity and pluralism, Theories of Counseling, Introduction to Family Counseling, Human Development, Advanced Theories, Introduction to School Counseling, Practicum supervision. She joined Loyola in 2005 in the Counseling Psychology and School Counseling Programs.