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Louise A. Douce, Ph.D.

Louise retired in 2012 as assistant vice president of student life at The Ohio State University; she supervised units dedicated to enhancing success of and removing barriers to student success. Dr. Douce is a specialist in college student mental health and has been active in college and university psychology and nationally active in the education and training issues for psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists and counselors. Dr. Douce is a pioneer in university threat assessment, chairing the OSU team for twenty-five years and providing crisis support for the campus. She has published and presented in the areas of career development for women, multicultural competency with a special focus on GLBT issues, supervision and training, and women’s issues. Dr. Douce currently serves on the board of directors of the American Psychological Association.