Texas Tech University

aretha faye marbley, Ph.D.

Professor
Educational Psychology & Leadership

Email: aretha.marbley@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-5541

Fax: 806-742-2179

Office: Education 211

Dr. aretha faye marbley is Professor and Director of Community Counseling in Counselor Education at Texas Tech University.  She is a critical global multicultural social justice womanist activist, scholar, storyteller, servant, transdisciplinary scholar and morally engaged researcher whose multicultural-social justice work has spanned over four decades.  As a helper, healer, and advocate for those marginalized, she critically examines the intersectionality of multiple social identities and listens to the experiences, voices, and counternarratives of marginalized women, communities, and people trapped in oppressive social structures, locations, and statuses. She is the recipient of numerous awards for her work including national human rights, social justice anti-oppression, and research award.

aretha faye marbley, Ph.D.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision 

Areas of Expertise

Health, Mental Health, & Community Activism:

  • Human, Social, Cultural Rights
  • Marginality; Intersectionality of Identities
  • Counterstories and Counternarratives of Silenced Voices
  • Womanist and Feminist Voice
  • Cultural Competency

Selected Publications

Journals (Special Issues)

marbley, a. f., Smith, S. l. Bonner, F. A., II. (Eds). (CFP-2020) Educational Sciences Journal: Special Issue on Women Leaders in the Academy and COVID 19.

marbley, a. f., (Eds). (Under Consideration). Sexual Violence in the Academy. [Special Issue].

marbley, a. f., Denham, A., Simpson, D. (Eds). (Winter 2007). Hurricane Katrina: Schools, Culture and Trauma [Special Issue]. Multicultural Education, 15, (2).

Kees, N. L., Carlson, L., Parmley, R., Dahlen, P., Evans, K., marbley, a. f., Rozdzial, M., & Seems, S., Snyder, B. (2005) Women and counseling: A vision for the future. Journal of Counseling and Development: Special Issue: Women and Gender Issues, 83, 381-383.


Books (Peer Reviewed)

Bonner, F. A. II, marbley, a. f., Hughes, R. L., Tuitt, F., Robinson, P. A. (Eds) (2014). Black Faculty in the Academy: Narratives for Negotiating Identity and Achieving Career Success. New York: Routledge/Taylor Francis.

Bonner, F. A., II, marbley, a. f., & Howard-Hamilton, M. (Eds.) (2011). Diverse Millennial students in College:  Implications for faculty and student affairs. Sterling, VA Stylus.

marbley, a. f. (2011). Multicultural counseling—Perspectives from counselors as clients of color. New York: Routledge/Taylor Francis.

Bonner, F. A. II, Banda, R. M., Smith, S. L., & marbley, a. f. (in press). Square Pegs and Round Holes: Alternative Student Development Frameworks and Models for Higher Education and Student Affairs. Sterling, VA Stylus.

marbley, a. f., Bonner, F. A. (Under Review). Creating New Paradigms in Academia: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Contextualizing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. Oxford Press.

Journal Articles (Peer Reviewed)

marbley, a. f., (2019). R. Kelly: We All Knew That He Was Coming to the Other Side of the Track.” Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

marbley, a. f., (2019). Eternity Weeping as She Moves by on Time's Winged Charity: A Call to Reorganize for Reform in Teacher Education. Multicultural Education, 26, 38-39.

marbley, a. f.  (2019). Defining moments: A counselor educator speaking up for and speaking out against. Journal of Black Sexologist and Clinicians, 5,107-110.

marbley, a. f., Rouson, L., Burley, H., Ross, W., Bonner, F. A., II, Jiaqi, L., Lértora, I. Huang, S., (2017). 3-C models: Teaching tools to promote social justice. Multicultural Education.24, 2-10.

Li, J., marbley, a. f., Bradley, L. J., & Lan, W. (2016). "Attitudes toward seeking counseling services among Chinese international students: Acculturation, ethnic identity, and language proficiency, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 44-76.

marbley, a. f., Bonner, F. A., II, Williams, V. A., Morris, P. A., Ross, W., Burley, H. (2013/2014). Preparing White Campuses for African American Students. Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education, 13 (2), 91-102.

Book Chapters

marbley, a. f., Smith, S. Dawson Knott, S. C., & Parker, J. (in press). Racism, Health Disparities, Health Inequities, and the Black Woman's Health and Healthy Activity.in J. Robert-McComb & M. Zumwalt (3rd Ed.). The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan. New York: Springer.

marbley, a. f., Starkey, J. Murphy, C., Abdulla, J. R., Lilly, S.L., Smith, S. L. (in press). The Pandemic Within Systemic Injustice: Intersectional Cultural Dimensions of Women's Aging, Health, and Case Stories of COVID 19. In J. Robert-McComb & M. Zumwalt (3rd Ed.). The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan. New York: Springer.

Bonner II, F. A., Banda, R. M., Smith, S. & marbley, a. f. (in press). An Introduction. In F. A. Bonner, II, Banda, R. M., S. L. Smith & a. f. marbley, (under contract). Square Pegs and Round Holes: Alternative Approaches to Diverse College Student Development Theory. Sterling, VA Stylus.

Bonner II, F. A., Banda, R. M., Smith, S. & marbley, a. f. (in press). Alternatives and Intersections: A Contemporary Framework for African American College Student Success. In F. A. Bonner, II, Banda, R. M., S. L. Smith & a. f. marbley, (under contract). Square Pegs and Round Holes: Alternative Approaches to Diverse College Student Development Theory. Sterling, VA Stylus.

Bonner II, F. A., Banda, R. M., Smith, S. & marbley, a. f. (in press). Future Directions and Concluding Thoughts. In F. A. Bonner, II, Banda, R. M., S. L. Smith & a. f. marbley, (under contract). Square Pegs and Round Holes: Alternative Approaches to Diverse College Student Development Theory. Sterling, VA Stylus.

marbley, a. f., (2017). Leading for social justice: Notes from the field. In J. F. L. Jackson, L. J. Charleston, & C. Gilbert (Eds). Advancing Equity and Diversity in Student Affairs: A Festschrift in Honor of Melvin C. Terrell. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

marbley, a. f.  McGaha, V. K., Li, J. Q., Marrah, A. K., & Taylor C. (2015). The Scholarship of Discovery: Exploring Cross-Cultural Counseling “Deep in the Heart of Counselor Education.  In Bonner, F. A., Lewis, C. W., Lofton, B., & Robinson, P. A. (2015) Priorities of the Professoriate: Engaging Multiple Forms of Scholarship across Rural and Urban Institutions.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Other Scholarly Sources

Bonner, F. A., II, marbley, a. f.,Metoyer, T. (2011). Undergraduate Readiness for Diversity.  In James Bank.  Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education.

marbley, a. f., Starkey, J.,Huang, S-H. (In Press).  Human Rights. In Shannon B. Dermer and Jahaan R. Abdullah The SAGE Encyclopedia of Multicultural Counseling, Social Justice, and Advocacy.  Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

marbley, a. f., Hicks, B.,Thompson, A. R. (In Press).  Multicultural Social Justice Criticism. In Shannon B. Dermer and Jahaan R. Abdullah The SAGE Encyclopedia of Multicultural Counseling, Social Justice, and Advocacy.  Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

marbley, a. f., Starkey, J., Huang, S-H. (In Press).  Multicultural Social Justice Criticism. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Multicultural Counseling, Social Justice, and Advocacy.  Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA

Under Review

marbley, a. f., Lertora, I. Back, A., Abbott, P., Dunn, P., Crews, C. (under review) Misfire: Arming Schools with Counselors, Not Guns