Dawn M. Robinson, Ph.D.Dawn M. Robinson, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS

Assistant Professor, Human Services
Department of Social Sciences
Library 254
Bluffton Campus


Professor Profile: Dr. Dawn M. Robinson completed her doctorate in Counselor Education and Practice at Georgia State University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and is certified as a Professional School Counselor and Special Education Teacher in Georgia and Texas. She has over eighteen years of experience in working with at-risk children and adolescents. She obtained a Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Education at the University of Texas at Austin and completed her Specialist degree in Education at Georgia State University. Her primary areas of interest include working with clients who have experienced microaggressions, as well as counseling children, adolescents, and women who have experienced trauma.

Dr. Robinson previously served as the assistant to the editor for the Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education. Her current research interests include wellness initiatives in schools, trauma-informed interventions in schools, the perceived relationship between racial microaggressions and wellness in African American and Latina American females, and systemic interventions with at-risk youth.

"I am passionate about working with students so that they can fulfill their fullest potential. The opportunity to work at The University of South Carolina, Beaufort will provide me with an opportunity to work collaboratively with students so that they can become change agents in this global society."