Christopher Belser, Ph.D., NCC, has expertise in school counseling, counselor education, career development, and STEM career initiatives. During his career, he has presented internationally, nationally, and locally on the aforementioned topics through professional conferences, workshops, and webinars. His work experiences include both the K-12 arena and higher education.
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About Dr. Belser
Christopher Belser is an Assistant Professor in the University of New Orleans Counselor Education Program and a graduate of the the Counselor Education & Supervision doctoral program at the University of Central Florida. During his time at UCF, Dr. Belser worked as a Graduate Teaching Associate on a research grant funded by the National Science Foundation that focuses on encouraging undergraduate students to pursue degrees in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). In this role, he coordinated a multidisciplinary research team and taught a STEM-focused career planning class for first-semester undergraduates. Since graduating, Dr. Belser has maintained his connection to this program as an Adjunct Instructor for Summer 2017 and as a Co-Investigator.
His research interests include STEM retention, career development across the lifespan, professional school counseling, and child and adolescent counseling. His professional background, scholarship, and service are detailed in his curriculum vitae.
Dr. Belser received his Bachelors of Arts in English: Secondary Education and his Masters of Education in School Counseling from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is also a National Certified Counselor. Prior to beginning his doctoral studies, he served as a Professional School Counselor at Woodlawn Middle School and Kenilworth Science & Technology Charter Middle School, both in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
I have a few articles that are moving to the in-press stage.
My research team with the UCF COMPASS program had the following article published this summer: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/cdq.12131