Leigh A. Green, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
Office: Amarillo Center 703
Dr. Green joined the College of Education in 2012. She received a B.S. in sport management from the University of Tennessee in 1998, a M.Ed. in educational leadership from Middle Tennessee State University in 2003, a M.Ed. in counselor education from Texas Tech University in 2009 and a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from Texas Tech University in 2012.
She is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas and a nationally certified counselor.
Teaching and Related Service Dr. Green teaches theories of counseling, introduction to school counseling, introduction to mental health counseling, ethics, assessment and testing in counseling, helping skills, group therapy, couples and family therapy, crisis counseling, and diagnosis and treatment in counseling. In addition she supports the Department of Education core graduate curriculum by teaching multicultural education and educational research.
She is the co-author of several publications on research interests that include student veterans transition, meaning making, identity, and traumatic brain injury, as well as rape culture on campus and in the community. She has presented at regional and national conferences on these topics.
Dr. Green is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association of Counselor Educators in Government, Association of Counselor Educators and Texas Counseling Association.
Research and Creative Activity
Dr. Green’s research interests include student veterans transitioning to higher education, women veterans, post traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury among military personnel. She is also interested in rape culture and feminism on campus and in the community.
Personal Sketch Dr. Green lives in Lubbock with her husband Wade, daughter Ali, and their three dogs, Harley, Tres, and Little Bit. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and traveling to learn about different areas and cultures.