Robyn Lowery

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Lowery is a contributing faculty member in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling masters program. She received a Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a masters in Rehabilitation Counseling from The George Washington University, and a B.S. in Business from Fayetteville State University. Dr. Lowery developed the Crowell-Lowery Multicultural Training Reactance Scale (CL-MTRS) to assess student resistance and/or oppositional behavior that occurs within courses on culture and diversity within counselor education programs. She previously served as Co-Principal Investigator for “Raising Awareness About Mental Health (R.A.M.)”, a grant-funded initiative aimed at reducing mental health stigma on HBCU campuses. In her personal life, she enjoys trying old southern recipes that have been passed down from generations. Dr. Lowery frequently teaches Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling, Group Counseling, Theories and Techniques of Counseling, and Counseling Addictive Disorders.  

Courses Taught

COUN 6250 - Group Counseling and Dynamics

COUN 6306 - Ethics and Legal Issues

COUN 6730 - Counseling Addictive Disorders


PhD, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

MA, The George Washington University

BS, Fayetteville State University

Awards / Honors

SACES Research Award, , 2010


Lowery, R. L., Borders, L. D., Ackerman, T. Measuring multicultural training reactance: Initial instrument psychometrics. . Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development


Barnes, R., Lowery, R. L. (2018). Black-ish: Counseling implications when race and socioeconomic status intersect. SACES