Professional Activities and Sample Publications

Carolyn Zerbe Enns is Professor of Psychology and a contributor to the ethnic studies and women’s studies programs at Cornell College. Her scholarly interests include multicultural, feminist, and transnational perspectives on psychotherapy and pedagogy. She has published approximately 60 articles and chapters on topics that focus primarily on gender, pedagogy, and feminist theory and psychotherapy. 

Carol spent a substantial portion of her childhood in Japan and has served as Resident Director for the Japan Study Program in Tokyo (2006-2007, and 2012-2013).  During recent years, her teaching and research have been enriched by a variety of travel-study opportunities, such as the Infusing East Asian into the Undergraduate Curriculum seminar (June-July, 2008, Hawaii East-West Center), the China Field Study Seminar (2009, Asian Studies Development Program), and opportunities to be a visiting faculty member at Kyoto Seika University (2001 and 2002, Kyoto, Japan) and a visiting exchange researcher at Waseda University (2009, Tokyo).  Carol’s teaching experiences have included serving as an instructor at the Sookmyung University International Summer School (2010), co-teaching a Cornell College course in Japan (with Dr. Erin Davis, 2010), and offering courses as a visiting professor at Waseda University in Tokyo (2006-2007, and 2012-2013).

Carol is the author of Feminist Theories and Feminist Psychotherapies: Origins, Themes, and Diversity (2004)She is co-editor (with Ada L. Sinacore) of Teaching and Social Justice: Integrating Multicultural and Feminist Theories in the Classroom (2005), and co-editor (with Elizabeth Nutt Williams) of the Oxford Handbook of Feminist Multicultural Counseling Psychology (scheduled for publication in 2012). 

Carolyn was selected as a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in 1999.  She has received a variety of awards for her work, including the Woman of the Year Award (1998 and 2007, APA Counseling Psychology Section for the Advancement of Women), Heritage Award (2008, APA, Society for the Psychology of Women), Distinguished Leader for Women in Psychology Award (2009, APA Committee on Women in Psychology), Foremother Award (2010, APA Counseling Psychology Section for the Advancement of Women.  Within the Cornell College community, Carolyn has received a McConnell Fellowship (2001-2002, support for sabbatical research) and the Small Distinguished Professorship (2007-2010) award.

Sample publications:

Enns, C.Z., & Williams, E.N. (Eds.). (in press). Oxford handbook of feminist multicultural counseling psychology. Oxford University Press.

Enns, C.Z. (2012). Gender: Women—theories and research.  In N. Fouad, J.A. Carter, & L. M. Subich (Eds.), Handbook of counseling psychology, vol 1: Theories, research, and methods (pp. 397-422).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Iwakabe, S., & Enns, C.Z. (2012). Counseling and psychotherapy in Japan. R. Moodley, U.P. Gielen, & R. Wu (Eds.), Handbook of counseling and psychotherapy in an international context (pp. 204-214).  Routledge.

Enns, C. Z. (2012). Feminist approaches to counseling.  In E. Altmaier & J. Hansen (Eds.), Oxford handbook of counseling psychology (pp. 434-459). New York: Oxford University Press.

Enns, C.Z. (2011). On the rich tapestry of Japanese feminisms. Feminism and Psychology, 21, 542-546. 

Enns, C. Z. (2011). Feminist counseling as a pathway to recovery. In T. Bryant-Davis (Ed.), Surviving sexual violence: A guide to recovery and empowerment  (pp. 160-178). Lanham, CT: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Enns, C. Z. (2010). Locational feminisms and feminist social identity analysis. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 41, 333-339.

Enns, C. Z., & Byars-Winston, A. (2010). Multicultural feminist therapy. In H. Landrine & N. F. Russo (Eds.), Handbook of diversity in feminist psychology (pp. 367-388). Springer Press.

Enns, C. Z., & Sinacore, A. L. (Eds.). (2005). Teaching and social justice: Integrating multicultural and feminist theories in the classroom. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Enns, C. Z. (2004). Feminist theories and feminist psychotherapies: Origins, themes, and diversity (2nd ed.). Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

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