B.S., James Madison University
M.A., James Madison University
Ed.S., James Madison University
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Dr. Alessandria teaches Group Dynamics, Helping Skills, Professional Orientation to Counseling, and Field Experience courses. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health, National Certified Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Dr. Alessandria has experience in student affairs as a college counselor, academic advisor and resident advisor. Her research interests include: ethnic identity development and generation of immigration, with a special interest in Italian-Americans; multicultural counseling; college student development; issues and trends in college counseling; supervision and skill development of master's level students; and new faculty development.