Dr. Gregor received her B.A. in Psychology (Summa Cum Laude) in 2010 from the University of California- Riverside, and both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland (APA Accredited). She joined the faculty at the University of Akron in 2016. She teaches courses on career development and counseling, vocational psychology, practicum, and intro to counseling psychology, as well as supervises practicum students. Her theoretical perspective is an integration of interpersonal, humanistic, and feminist orientations. Her research interests focus primarily on career development with a particular interest in factors that influence women’s career aspirations and interests in taking leadership roles. She has a secondary interest in training and supervision of beginning counselors. She is a member of the American Psychological Association’s Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) and Division 35 (Society of the Psychology of Women).
Hill, C.E., Anderson, T., Kline, K., McClintock, A. S., Cranston, S.M., McCarrick, S.M., Petrarca, A., Himawan, L., Bhatia, A., Gregor, M., Gupta, S., & Rojas, P. (2016). Helping skills training for undergraduate students: Who should we select and train? The Counseling Psychologist, 44, 50-77.
Gregor, M. A., & O’Brien, K. M. (2016). Promoting career aspirations among young women: Improving instrumentation. The Journal of Career Assessment, 24, 559-57.
Gregor, M. A., & O’Brien, K. M. (2015). The changing face of psychology: Career and leadership aspirations of female doctoral students in counseling and clinical psychology. The Counseling Psychologist, 43(8), 1090-1113.