Program Director and Associate Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Dr. Mobley’s expertise and research interests include multicultural counseling competencies, perfectionism, scale development, risks & protective factors mediating resilience among culturally diverse adolescents in community and school settings, and racial/ethnic and gay & lesbian identity development models. His current scholarly work focuses on integrating Racial Threat Theory (RTT) with Terror Management Theory (TMT) and consideration of its implications for diversity, equity and inclusion training.
Chatterjee, D., Mobley, M., & Leong, F. T. L. (under review). Black bodies in White organizations: A racialized terror management theory (TMT) perspective (Submitted to the Review of General Psychology)
Mobley, M. (2020). Healing the soul wound. In R. Borunda (Ed.), What is the color of your heart?: A humanist approach to diversity, (pp. 193-211). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.
Chun, H. & Mobley, M. (2014). The “Immigrant Paradox” phenomenon: Assessing problem behaviors and risk factors among Immigrant and Native adolescents. Journal of Primary Prevention, 35, 339-356.
Mobley, M. & Chun, H. (2013). Testing Jessor’s problem behavior theory and syndrome: A nationally representative comparative sample of Latino and African American adolescents. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19, 190-199.
Sadberry, S., & Mobley, M. (2013). Sociocultural and mental health adjustment of Black student-athletes: Within-group differences and institutional setting. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 7, 1-12.
Hernandez, E., Mobley, M., Coryell, G., Yu, E., & Martinez, G. (2013). Examining the cultural validity of a college student engagement survey for Latinos. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 12(2), 153-173.
Byars-Winston, A. M., Kantamneni, N., & Mobley, M. (2012). The Changing economic order: Implications of economic disparities for counseling psychologists. In N. A. Fouad, J. A. Carter, & L. Subich (Eds.), APA Handbook of Counseling Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Spanierman, L. B., Oh, E., Heppner, P. P., Neville, H. A., Mobley, M., Wright, C. V., Dillon, F. R., & Navarro, R. (2011). The Multicultural Teaching Competency Scale: Development and initial validation. Urban Education, 46 (3), 440-464.
Chun, H., & Mobley, M. (2010). Gender and grade level comparisons in the structure of problem behaviors among adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 33, 197-207.