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Dr. Marie Miville, College Ombuds

Dr. Marie L. Miville is Professor of Psychology and Education and the Ombuds at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is the author of two books and over 65 publications dealing with multicultural issues in counseling and psychology. Dr. Miville is Associate Editor of the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, and is serving or has served on several other editorial boards. Dr. Miville is the Past-President of the National Latinx Psychological Association (NLPA), the Book Series Editor for APA Division 44, and previously served as Vice President for Education and Training for the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 17 (2013-2016). Dr. Miville is an APA Fellow (Division 17 and 45). Prior to her appointment as the TC Ombuds, Dr. Miville was a Masters Program Coordinator, Doctoral Director of Training, and the Chair of the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology.

The College Ombuds is a resource available to students, faculty, and staff for resolving problems and conflicts. Members of the College community can use the services of the Office when they need assistance or advice, or after other efforts have not succeeded.

The Office provides information and explains options for resolving a wide range of problems and rectifying many situations affecting the academic or work life of members of the College community. The Ombuds responds to all concerns and continually works for a satisfactory outcome for all parties involved in a situation.

The work of the Office is confidentialimpartialindependentand informal

Dr. Miville may be reached via phone at (212) 678-4169 or via email at

Given her role in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology Education, individuals with concerns about faculty, staff or students in that department should contact Joan C. Waters, Columbia University Ombuds Officer at (212) 854-1234 or email at