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Sherwin Davidson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Counseling Psychology, Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology
317 Cramer Hall
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland,OR 97207-0751

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Sherwin Davidson 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.