Sherwin Davidson, Ph.D., Professor, Counseling Psychology Chair, Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology
Sherwin Davidson (currently on sabbatical) is the chairperson of the Department of Applied Psychology. She teaches courses related to her interests in career and work psychology and gender in organizations, particularly women and leadership.
While at the University of Utah where she founded and directed The Center for Adult Learning and Career Change, she also taught vocational psychology, small group dynamics and groups practica in the masters and doctoral program in counseling psychology. She was a licensed psychologist in Utah. In addition to her clinical experience, she was a consultant to a variety of private and non-profit organizations. She has a qualitative study underway examining the role of collegiality and friendship in women’s leadership experience. In part her research interests derive from her experience in university leadership including her roles as dean and vice-provost. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Utah and her Masters in Counseling from Western Michigan University.