Marsha Boveja Riggio

Marsha Boveja Riggio

Associate (Teaching) Professor of Teaching

PhD in Educational Psychology/Counselor Education and Supervision

Contact info

mriggio@usc.eduPhone: (301) 275-4025Curriculum Vitae

Concentration

K-12 Education Policy

Expertise

Educational Psychology, K-12 Education, Diversity, Leadership, Supervision, School Counseling, Adolescents, Military

Marsha Boveja Riggio

Experience

Research:

Completed Dissertations - Chairperson

  • TREATMENT OF ALCOHOL USE DISORDER UNDER THE LUHYA MUREMBE TREE IN KENYA
  • BLACK PARENTS DISCUSSIONS ABOUT SEXUAL CONSEQUENCES WITH THEIR PRE-ADOLESCENT CHILD 
  • LEADING THE DREAM: UNDERSTANDING THE RESILIENCY OF UNAUTHORIZED LATINA HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS PURSUING HIGHER EDUCATION
  • SUCCESSFUL COMMUNITY REINTEGRATION OF PREVIOUSLY INCARCERATED AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN
  • SELF-PERCEPTIONS OF WOMEN VETERANS SEEKING MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
  • ASSESSING TREATMENT CRITERIA FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
  • A COMPARISON OF THE WELLNESS LEVELS AMONG ENTRY-LEVEL, MID-LEVEL, AND LICENSED SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELORS
  • THE ACCULTURATION PROCESS AMONG FIRST GENERATION LATINA/O PARENTS: A MIXED METHODS EXPLANATORY SEQUENTIAL DESIGN STUDY
  • MEASURING PERCEPTIONS OF MASCULINITY AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTION BEHAVIORS IN ADOLESCENT AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES
  • PREDICTING ATTITUDES TOWARDS MENTAL HEALTH HELP-SEEKING, AMONG THE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH COMMUNITY
  • PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE HIV NEGATIVE AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN COMMUNICATION PATTERNS WITH THEIR SEXUAL MALE PARTNERS ABOUT HIV  
  • RESILIENCE TO PAST TRAUMAS AND SUBSEQUENT EFFECT ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS
  • PREVALENCE OF POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER SYMPTOMS AMONG PUBLIC SAFETY PROFESSIONALS IN VIRGINIA
  • HOW IS SPIRITUAL COUNSELING PERCEIVED IN PRACTICE BY COUNSELORS AND CLIENTS? 
  • ARE LICENSED PRACTICING COUNSELORS SPIRITUALLY COMPETENT IN THEIR PRACTICE

Completed Dissertations - Committee

  • THE RESILIENCY OF BLACK MARRIAGE: AN EXAMINATION OF LONG-TERM AFRICAN AMERICAN MARRIAGES
  • THE WELLNESS OF ADULT FEMALE CAREGIVERS OF SIBLINGS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
  • TEACHER, SCHOOL COUNSELOR, AND PRINCIPAL PERCEPTIONS ON GRADE RETENTION AND THEIR DECISION TO RETAIN STUDENTS: A MIXED METHOD STUDY
  • INHIBITORS THAT AFFECT ARMY VETERANS SEEKING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY
  • THE ROLE OF NARCISSISTIC TRAITS IN INTIMATE PARTNER ABUSE: A CASE STUDY ANALYSIS 
  • EXAMINING THE POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF RESILIENCY LEVELS ON  BURNOUT LEVELS OF SCHOOL COUNSELORS
  • WORKPLACE BULLYING AND PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT AMONG WOMEN
  • IMPLICATIONS OF CHILD MALTREATMENT IN MILITARY FAMILIES
  • A PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE LIVED EXPERIENCES OF SALVADORAN IMMIGRANT PARENTS AND REUNIFICATION                               
  • EXPANDING AVAILABILITY OF OUTPATIENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS IN THE MILITARY COMMUNITY
  • FINDING MEANING, PURPOSE, SELF-FULFILLMENT, AND HAPPINESS AFTER MILITARY SERVICE
  • USING RESTORATIVE PRACTICE COMMUNITY-BUILDING ACTIVITIESE TO MEET THE SOCIAL EMOTIONAL NEEDS OF STUDENTS 
  • HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS’ SUPPORT OF FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS’ POSTSECONDARY PLANNING: AN EVALUATIVE STUDY  

Professional Experience:

  • University of Southern California School Counseling Program Lead and Associate Professor of Teaching, August 2018-Present
  • Argosy University, Washington, DC: Chairperson
  • Johns Hopkins University, MD: Assistant Professor
  • Strayer University, Washington, DC: Dean
  • University of South Carolina:  Instructor
  • Bowie State University, MD:  Instructor
  • United States Army Reserves

Classes:

 

  • Power, Diversity, and Equity
  • Interrogating Systems of Inequity in Professional Practice
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling
  • Theories in Counseling Psychology
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Counseling Fieldwork
  • School Counseling Portfolio
  • Directed Research 

 

 

 

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