Mary M. Brabeck, Ph.D., is the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and Professor of Applied Psychology. A leader in the field of Applied Psychology, Dr. Brabeck’s honors include a Doctor of Humane Letters from St. Joseph’s University, Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota, Alumni Award from the University of Minnesota School of Education and Human Development, APA Distinguished Leader of Women in Psychology Award, APA Corann Okorodudu Distinguished International Women’s Advocacy Award, the Kuhmerker Award from the Association for Moral Education, and a Distinguished Alumni Award from St. Cloud University.
Dr. Brabeck is serving on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation’s Commission on Standards and Performance Reporting, and she is chair of its Quality and Selectivity Working Group. She has served on boards and councils including the National Society for the Study of Education, the Holmes Partnership, and the Carnegie Corporation’s Teachers for a New Era Research Review Committee. She was chair of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education from 2004-2005 and was an elected member of the Board of Directors of the APA Education Directorate from 2005-2007. She was an elected member of the Commission for the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology from 2008-2011. Dr. Brabeck is a fellow of the American Educational Research Association and a fellow of APA, Divisions 7 (Developmental), 17 (Counseling Psychology), 35 (Psychology of Women), and 52 (International Psychology).
Dr. Brabeck has published more than 100 journal articles and book chapters, and her most recent edited works are Practicing Feminist Ethics in Psychology (APA Press) and Meeting at the Hyphen: Schools-Universities-Professions in Collaboration for Student Achievement and Well Being, 102nd Yearbook of the National Society for Study in Education (University of Chicago Press).