Editorial Board

Michael J. Karcher, Ed.D., Ph.D.
By December 21, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Michael J. Karcher, Ed.D., Ph.D.

Michael J. Karcher, Ed.D., Ph.D., is the K-12 editor. He is a Professor of Counseling in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he coordinates the School Counseling Training Program. He conducts research on school-based and cross-age peer mentoring as well as on adolescent connectedness and pair counseling. He authored […]

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Timothy A. Cavell, PhD
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Timothy A. Cavell, PhD

Timothy A. Cavell, PhD, serves as the prevention editor. He is professor and director of clinical training, Department of Psychological Science, University of Arkansas. His work focuses on mentor-based interventions for children who are highly aggressive or chronically bullied. Recent work has focused on the integration of youth mentoring and prevention science and, more specifically, […]

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Renée Spencer
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Renée Spencer

Renée Spencer serves as Editor of the Research from Related Fields column. This column will enable Renee to post and discuss research from the fields of social work, education, psychology, and others as they pertain to the mentor-mentee relationships. As the nation’s leading qualitative researcher in the field of mentoring, Dr. Spencer is well equipped to serve this […]

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David DuBois
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David DuBois

David DuBois serves as the Evidence Editor and will write and oversee the Chronicle’s new Evidence Corner. The Evidence Corner will serve as David’s platform to cover issues related to program evaluation and the interpretation and application of evaluation and research findings. David brings a strong foundation for this analytic role. He is a Professor […]

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Dave Van Patten
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Dave Van Patten

Dave Van Patten serves as the Program Editor, through which he will write and oversee the Chronicle’s new Program Corner blog. The Program Corner will serve as Dave’s platform to cover emerging issues in youth mentoring programs and government initiatives. Dave serves as co-Chair of MENTOR’s Research and Policy Council, and brings years of experience to […]

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Marty Martinez, M.A.
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Marty Martinez, M.A.

Marty Martinez, M.A. serves as the Practice Editor and will write and oversee the Practice Corner blog. The Practice Corner will serve as Marty’s platform to cover issues related to MENTOR’s network of State Partnership. Marty Martinez is the president and CEO of the Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP). He has been a leader in shaping and implementing MMP’s […]

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W. Wilson Goode, Sr.
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W. Wilson Goode, Sr.

W. Wilson Goode, Sr. writes and moderates the Policy Corner blog. This blog serves as Dr. Goode’s platform to cover issues that stand at the intersection of mentoring and public policy. As the President of Amachi, Inc., — an acclaimed national model faith-based program for mentoring children of incarcerated parents — Dr. Goode brings years of experience […]

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Stella Kanchewa, M.A., Clinical Psychology, UMass Boston
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Stella Kanchewa, M.A., Clinical Psychology, UMass Boston

I believe that the emerging practice of matching female mentors with male mentees is a positive trend. It allows programs to accomplish their fundamental goal of providing youth with non-parental relationships who can serve as additional supports towards positive growth. In a recent study (Kanchewa, Schwartz, & Rhodes, under review), we drew on secondary data […]

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