Dr. Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy


Cheryl Holcolmb-McCoy is currently the Dean of American University’s School of Education. In concert with her colleagues in the College of Arts and Sciences, she concentrates her efforts on recruiting and supporting a more research-active and diverse faculty, developing outstanding new curricula in education, and building bridges to school districts and education industries around the globe.  Cheryl is the associate editor of the Journal for Counseling and Development, and has served on many editorial boards, including Professional School Counseling, Journal for Specialists in Group Work, and Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology. Cheryl served as a consultant to the Obama Administration’s Reach Higher Initiative and was a speaker at the White House’s 2014 Summit on Higher Education at Harvard University.