Kalinda R. Jones, Ph.D.

Assistant ProfessorKalinda Jones
School Counseling Program
Education Specialties Department
School of Education
Loyola University Maryland
Timonium Graduate Center
2034 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, Maryland 21093
(410) 617-1513

Dr. Jones' CV


Indiana State University
Doctor of Philosophy in Guidance and Psychological Services with a specialization in
Counseling Psychology from APA accredited Program

Eastern Michigan University
Master of Arts from CACREP accredited Counseling Program

Olivet Nazarene University
Bachelor of Arts in Biology Education


Honors and Awards

Fellowship Recipient

  • Reitzel Fellowship, Indiana State University, 2008-2009

    • Recipient of college of education fellowship which includes stipend, tuition reimbursement, and professional development fund.

Scholarship Recipient

  • Doctoral student tuition scholarship, Indiana State University, 2006-2008

  • Leadership and counseling departmental scholarship, Eastern Michigan University, 2000

  • President’s academic scholarship, Olivet Nazarene University, 1990-1994

Award Recipient

  • Who’s Who Among American High School Teachers, 2004 & 2005

  • Teacher of the Year Award, Willow Run High School, 2001

  • 2010 – ACA Extended Research Award

Recent Publications

Jones, K. R. (2011). Teacher self-efficacy beliefs related to chronic disruptive behavior.
(Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from Sycamore Scholars at Indiana State University.

Seltzer-Kelly, D. L., Cinnamon-Morrison, S., Cunningham, C. A., Gurland, S. T., Jones, K. R.,& Toth, S. L. (2011). (Re)imagining teacher preparation for conjoint democratic inquiry in complex classroom ecologies. Complicity: An International Journal of Complexity and Education, 8. Retrieved from http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/complicity/index

Jones, K. R. (2008). Will education be powerful enough to provide satisfying employment and economic stability? Career Developments, NCDA Magazine.


Jones, K. R., & Smith, J. (2011, October). Teacher self-efficacy beliefs: Utilizing theory and research to inform teacher preparation. Presented at Illinois Association of Teacher Educators, Peoria, IL.

Jones, K. R. (2010, November). Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Etiology, trajectory, comorbidity, and treatment. Presented at Michigan Counseling Association, Grand Rapids, MI.

Jones, K. R. (2010, June). Introduction to play therapy. Presented at Mid-Ohio Psychological Association, Newark, OH.

Seltzer-Kelly, D., & Jones, K. R. (2010, May). The geography of blame: Classroom complexity and teacher reflexivity. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Jones, K. R. (2008, October). Effective Interventions for Students with ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, or Conduct Disorder. Presented at Sycamore Educators Day at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN.

Jones, K. R. (2008, May). Disruptive behavior disorders: Trajectory and interventions. Presented at Indiana Department of Education Regional School Counseling Conference, New Albany, IN.

Jones, K. R. (2008, March). Effective interventions for students with Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder. Presented at Counselor Day on Campus, Terre Haute, IN.

Beachkofsky, A., Jones, K. R., Jiminez, E., & Smith, H. (2008, February). Changing family relationships. Presented at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Terre Haute, IN.

Shea, I., Jones, K. R., Vermilya, V., & Tukes, Q. (2007, February). Twice exceptional learners: Definition, identification, and implications for K-12 education and career development. Presented at Indiana Counseling Association, Indianapolis, IN.

Professional Activities/Society Memberships

American Counseling Association (ACA)

  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)

  • Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD)

  • Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ)

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

  • Special Interest Group: Classroom Management

  • Special Interest Group: Chaos and Complexity

American School Counseling Association (ASCA)