EdD, MS, Warner School, University of Rochester; BA, University of Massachusetts Boston
Career education; vocational counseling, assessment, and interventions in K–12, college, and community settings; disability analysis and work readiness; technology in counseling
Dr. Manzi began his involvement in career development and counseling in 1980, at the University of Rochester Adult Counseling Center. He has been a member of the National Career Development Association since then in various roles. He worked with Dr. Harold Munson in developing a developmental model (supported by a 3-year project with the William T. Grant Foundation with two other research assistants) of work mastery in home and school settings in the 1980s. He worked for 5 years in a large community college counseling center in Rochester, New York. He has taught in several graduate programs in counseling (school; community; mental health; human development; marriage, couples, and family; and career) since 1994 and has been a contributing faculty member at Walden since 2003. He works as a vocational consultant with the Social Security Administration and regional law firms.