Professor, Professional School Counseling
Gary W. Mauk, PhD, NCSP is a Professor in the Department of Counseling in the College of Health Sciences and teaches full time in the Counseling Programs. He also engages in grant proposal development consultation within the College of Health Sciences and the School of Education, and with regional school districts. Dr. Mauk completed his doctoral work in Psychology (child–adolescent development) at Utah State University in Logan, UT. He also holds a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Developmental Psychology and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in School Psychology with a specialization in children and adolescents who are deaf and hard of hearing from Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. He also maintains the Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) credential issued by the National School Psychology Certification Board. Prior to joining the College of Health Sciences faculty, Dr. Mauk held the following positions: Faculty member in the UNCP School of Education; Coordinator of Grants Development in the UNCP Office of Sponsored Research and Programs; Senior Research and Evaluation Consultant and Funding Acquisition Specialist at Spectrum Consulting (Utah); research project coordinator/grant proposal developer at the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) and research and evaluation consultant/grant proposal developer at the SKI–HI Institute at Utah State University; and school psychologist in Utah and North Carolina. Dr. Mauk’s research and scholarship have focused on child and adolescent mental health issues, loss and grief, social-emotional learning, earlier identification of hearing loss and early intervention services, and learning disabilities among deaf and hard of hearing students. He is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), the North Carolina School Psychology Association (NCSPA), and the North Carolina School Counselor Association (NCSCA). Dr. Mauk enjoys listening to 1970s-era music. Click here to view Dr. Mauk's curriculum vitae.