Ricardo Phipps Ph.D.

Dean, School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities and Social Sciences


  • Ph.D., Counselor Education, University of Mississippi (University, Mississippi)
  • M.S., Community Counseling, Jackson State University (Jackson, Mississippi)
  • M.Div., Theology, Notre Dame Seminary (New Orleans, Louisiana)
  • B.A., Mathematics and History, Rice University (Houston, Texas)

Professional Experience

  • Stevenson University, Dean—School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2022—present
  • Coppin State University, Chair—Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Behavioral Health, 2021-2022
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Washington, DC), Director of Clinical Training and Assistant Professor, 2019-2021
  • Marymount University—Part Time Staff Counselor (2019-2020), Assistant Director of Student Counseling Services (2018-2019)
  • LaSalle University—Assistant Professor of Counseling (2016-2018)


  • Phipps, R. (2022). Anticipatory traumatic reaction as a framework for understanding the response of children and adolescents to the Russia-Ukraine military conflict. Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Science, 10(1), 74-81. https://doi.org/10.15640.jpbs.v10n1a1
  • Phipps, R., Stivers, R., Dawson, V., & Harris, J. (2022). Thematic analysis of intergenerational transmission of trauma in Latinx immigrant families in the Southern US. International Journal for the Advancement of  Counselling, 44(2), 298-317. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10447-022-09467-z
  • Phipps, R., & Thorne, S. (2018). Utilizing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as a framework for addressing cultural trauma in African American children and adolescents: A Proposal. The Professional Counselor, 9(1), 35-50. https://doi.org/10.15241/rp.9.1.35
  • Phipps, R. (2017). Black and biracial identity development theories. In W. Killiam & S. Degges-White (Eds.). College student development: Applying theory to practice on the diverse campus (pp. 111-121). Springer
  • Reysen, R., Perryman, M., & Phipps, R. (2017). Theories of moral development. In W. Killiam & S. Degges-White (Eds.). College student development: Applying theory to practice on the diverse campus (pp. 65-74). Springer.
  • Turnage-Butterbaugh, I., Sami, W., & Phipps, R. (2017). Perry’s theory of moral development. In W. Killiam & Degges-White (Eds.). College student development: Applying theory to practice on the diverse campus (pp. 75-88). Springer.
  • Phipps, R. (2016). Culturally diverse women. In W. Killiam, S. Degges-White, & R. Michel (Eds.). Career counseling interventions: Practice with diverse clients. Springer.
  • Phipps, R., & Degges-White, S. (2014). A new look at transgenerational trauma transmission: Second generation Hispanic immigrants. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development, 42(3), 174-187. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1912.2014.00053.x
  • Miller-Roach, K., & Phipps, R. (2013). OCD: Signs of and interventions for college students. In S. Degges-White & C. Borzumato-Gainey (Eds.). College Student Mental Health Counseling: A Developmental Approach (pp. 301-317). Springer.

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