Higher Education Program

Dr. Debra Harmening

Dr. Harmening

Dr. Debra Harmening is an Assistant Professor in the College of Social Justice and Human Services where she serves in the department of School Psychology, Higher Education, and Counselor Education at The University of Toledo. She received her Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University in 2004. Dr. Harmening teaches courses in student development, curriculum, research inquiry, counseling, and organization and management of student affairs. Previously, she taught as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Higher Education and College Personnel at the University of Southern Mississippi and prior to that was a Research Fellow in the Center for Inquiry in the Liberal Arts at Wabash College. Debra’s main research interests are in the areas of student development and well-being, and issues related to effective teaching and learning.

Research Focus: Student Development and well being

Higher Education


  • Organization and Management of Student Affairs
  • Learning and Teaching
  • Student Development Theory
  • Capstone Seminar  

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Last Updated: 5/14/18