Clare Merlin-Knoblich

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Assistant Professor, Director of Post-Master’s Certificate in School Counseling Program
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Dr. Clare Merlin-Knoblich is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling at UNC Charlotte, where she specializes in teaching and researching professional school counseling. Merlin researches school counseling and multicultural education in order to understand how to reduce prejudice and improve school climate for K-12 students of all backgrounds. She also researches flipped learning as a pedagogical approach in counselor education. Merlin teaches Master's school counseling courses and core curriculum courses for all counseling students.


Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision - College of William & Mary, 2015
M.Ed., Professional School Counseling - University of Georgia, 2010
B.A., Psychology - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008


Diversity Dinner Dialogues with Stoney Creek Elementary School, Co-Leader
Diversity Dinner Dialogues with Ardrey Kell High School, Co-Leader 

Urban Ministry Center, Volunteer

Area(s) of Interest and Research

School counseling, multicultural education, prejudice reduction in K-12 schools, social justice in counselor education, and flipped learning in counselor education

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