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Ellen Short

Ellen L. Short

Coordinator, Counseling ProgramsAssociate Professor of Counseling Programs, Full-time Professor

B.A., Lawrence UniversityM.A., Northwestern UniversityPh.D., New York University

Description

Ellen L. Short is a Counseling Psychologist and Associate Professor of Graduate Counseling Programs in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology for the School of Education at LIU Brooklyn. Dr. Short received an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from New York University. Her areas of specialization in teaching, scholarly research and publishing are: Group dynamics focusing on race, ethnicity, gender and culture, multicultural assessment of intelligence tests and social justice/multicultural counseling. Dr. Short has spent nearly two decades working in the field of group relations and has served as a consultant at group relations conferences in the United States and internationally. She has also directed group relations conferences at Teachers College, Columbia University, and New York University. She is the co-author of “Racial and Cultural Dynamics in Group and Organizational Life. Crossing Boundaries,” published by Sage in 2010. Dr. Short’s latest book, for which she is the lead editor is, “Talking about Structural Inequalities in Everyday Life: New Politics of Race in Groups, Organizations, and Social Systems,” which was published by Information Age Publishing in 2016.

Specialties

Group dynamics focusing on race, ethnicity, gender and culture.

Publications

Books:

Short, E. L., & Wilton, L. (Eds.) (2016). Talking About Structural Inequalities In Everyday Life: New Politics of Race in Groups, Organizations, and Social Systems.  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.
McRae, M. B. & Short, E. L. (2010).  Racial and Cultural Dynamics in Group and Organizational Life.  Crossing Boundaries.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

Selected Book Chapters and Journal Articles:

Williams, W. S., Short, E. L., & Ghiraj, D. (2016).  Ethnoviolence as Structural Inequality: Media Representations of Black and African Descent Women.  In E. L. Short, & L. Wilton (Eds.).  Talking About Structural Inequalities In Everyday Life: New Politics of Race in Groups, Organizations, and Social Systems (pp. 121-138).  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.
Wilton, L., & Short, E.L. (2016).  “Black Lives Matter”:  Structural Violence, Agency, and Resiliency in Black Transgender Women’s Communities.  In E. L. Short, & L. Wilton (Eds.).  Talking About Structural Inequalities In Everyday Life: New Politics of Race in Groups, Organizations, and Social Systems (pp. 139-164).  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.
Short, E. L. (2016).  Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas, Nafissatou Diallo and Dominique Strauss-Kahn:  A Group Relations Perspective:  Black Women, Feminism, and the Act of Giving Voice.  In E. L. Short, & L. Wilton (Eds.).  Talking About Structural Inequalities In Everyday Life: New Politics of Race in Groups, Organizations, and Social Systems (pp. 285-308).  Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.
Short, E. L. & Williams, W. S. (2013) From the inside out:  Group work with women of  color. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2013, 1-21. DOI:10.1080/01933922.2013.859191.
Suzuki, L. A., Short, E. L., & Lee-Kim, C. (2011).  Multicultural perspectives of racial and ethnic group differences on intelligence in the United States. In R. J. Sternberg, & S.B. Kaufman (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence. New York:  Cambridge University Press.
Short, E. L. (2011).     Systemic/Organizational/Institutional (SOI) Transference Exercise. In, M. Pope, J. S. Pangelinan, & A. D. Coker (Eds.). Experiential Activities for Teaching Multicultural Counseling Classes and Infusing Cultural Diversity into Core Classes.
Alexandria, VA:  American Counseling Association.
Short, E., Suzuki, L., Prendes-Lintel, M., Prendes-Lintel Furr, G., Madabhushi, S., & Mapel, G. (2010).  Counseling immigrants and refugees.  In J. G. Ponterotto, J. M. Casas, L. A. Suzuki, & C. M. Alexander (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural counseling (3rd ed.).
Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.
Short, E. L., Woon, J. M. S. T. (2009).  Crossing multiple boundaries:  Reflections on the Belgirate II experience.  In E. Aram, R. Baxter, & A. Nutkevitch (Eds.),  Adaption and Innovation.  Theory, Design and Role-Taking in Group Relations Conferences and their Applications.  Volume II. London, UK:  Karnac.
Short, E. L. (2007).  Race, culture and containment in the formal and informal systems of group relations conferences.  Organizational & Social Dynamics 7(2), pp. 156-171.

Professional Affiliations

Associate, The New York Center of the A.K. Rice Institute for the Study of Groups, Organizations and Social Systems.
Member, The A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems.