John MarszalekEducation

PhD, double MS, Mississippi State University; BA, Canisius College

Research Interests

Gay, lesbian, and bisexual identity development theory; gay and lesbian relationships

Background

Dr. Marszalek has been a counselor educator for more than 15 years. He has maintained private practices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; New Orleans; and Columbus, Mississippi, specializing in gay, lesbian, and bisexual identity development and same-sex relationships. Dr. Marszalek previously worked in psychiatric and community counseling settings and taught elementary school. He has been conducting ongoing interview research with gay male and lesbian couples in small-town and rural Mississippi.