Kara Ieva, Ph.D.

Kara Ieva, Ph.D.

Kara Ieva, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Kara Ieva, Ph.D.

Contact Info
856-256-4305
Herman D. James Hall 3024

Biography

Dr. Kara Ieva is currently an Associate Professor in the Counseling in Educational Settings program at Rowan University. Kara’s areas of research interest include counseling children and adolescent of underserved populations regarding college and career readiness, social emotional development, and group counseling. She has recently focused on addressing the behavioral and mental health needs of all students in schools. Kara has held leadership positions for the Association of Specialists in Group Work (ASGW), the New Jersey School Counselor Association (NJSCA), and the New Jersey Association for Counselor Educators and Supervision (NJACES).  She is also on the editorial review board for Professional School Counselor Journal published by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). She was the recipient of the the North Atlantic Region of Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Marijane Fall Counselor Educator of the Year Award  (2019) and the Research Article of the Year Award (2011) by the American Counseling Association (ACA), the NARACES Social Justice Award (2014), the NARACES Emerging Leader Award (2012). Further, she was the principal investigator and project director for the Rowan University Aim High Science and Technology Academies (grant funded; $998,259), that aided first generation and low-income college students access and preparation for post-secondary education in STEM. This grant resulted in her serving as the Director of Student Services for the Rowan University STEAM Academy. She currently serves as a Co-Pi on a grant from the Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation ($292,599) to evaluate funded college access programs.