William Ross

William Ross
William Ross
Associate Professor


  • Ed.D. Higher Education Administration, Texas Southern University, 1999
  • Post-Doctoral Certification Counseling Psychology: Counselor Supervision, Capella University, 2002
  • M.A. Counseling, Northern Arizona University, 1991
  • B.A. Social Work, Luther College, 1978
  • B.A. Black Studies, Luther College, 1978

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Prairie View A&M University, 2001 – Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Capella University, 2003 – 2012
  • Adjunct Professor, Ashford University, 2006 – 2012
  • Instructor, Huston Community College, 1995 – 1996

Research Interests

  • The intersection of technology and human services
  • Identity formation in minority youth
  • Online counseling and multicultural education

Select Publications

  • Yates, Ill, L., Moore, J., Vairez, Jr., M.R., Barber-Freeman, P. T., Ross, W., Parker, W. H. Bautista, R. , (2015). The Grit of African American Male Pre-Service Teachers. The Journal of the Texas Alliance of Black School Educators 2 1, 11-38.
  • Streyffeler, L. & Ross, W. (2015). Domestic Violence and Trauma: Diagnostic Implications for Mental Health Professionals. The Online Journal of Counseling and Education, 4 2, 1-13.
  • Ross, W (2014). Web-Based Counseling: Evaluating efficacy in light of ethical challenges and therapeutic advantages. The Online Journal of Counseling and Education, 3 4, 84-99.
  • Ross, W. (Ed.) (2014). Mentoring African American Males: A Research Design Comparison Perspective. Charlotte, NC: Information A e Publishing
  • Ross, W. (2012). Preparing for Licensure: An Educator’s Guide for Navigating Texas Principal Preparation Using Reflective Practice. Bulverde, TX: Omni Press.
  • Ross, W. (2011). The influence of alternative education on student academic performance and behavior. Journal of the Alliance of Black School Educators, 9 1 93-109.
  • Ross, W. (2011). Ethical issues involved in online counseling. Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture 2 1 54-66.
  • Ross, W. (2011). [Instructor’s manual for the book Career Counseling: A Holistic Approach, (8th ed., b M. Zunker, 2011 . Belmont, California. Brooks/ Cole Publishing

Contact Information

Phone: (936) 261-3647
Email: wiross@pvamu.edu
Office: Delco Building, Room 111