Nancy Bodenhorn

Nancy Bodenhorn; SE

Nancy Bodenhorn

Nancy Bodenhorn

Associate Professor


Wallace Hall 
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Office: 540-231-8180


Department Membership

School of Education


  • School Counselor Self-Efficacy
  • Preparation for Counselor Education Doctoral programs
  • School Counselor Ethics
  • Counselor Multicultural Competence

Professional Activities

  • Professional School Counseling (Editorial Board)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (review team member)
  • Association of Counselor Education and Supervision


  • Ph.D. Michigan State University
  • M.Ed. Duke University
  • B.S. Purdue University

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    • Excellence in Advising and Outstanding Mentor Award. College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences/Graduate School, 2019
    • William H. Van Hoose Career Service Award. Virginia Counselors Association, 2017
    • Certificate of Teaching Excellence, 2006

    Selected Publications


    • Sackett, C. R.*, Hartig, N., Bodenhorn, N., Farmer, L.B.*, Ghoston, M.R.*, Graham, J.*, & Lile, J.* (2015). Advising master’s students pursuing doctoral study: A survey of the counselor education and supervision field. The Professional Counselor, 5(4), 473-485. doi: 10.15241/crs.5.4.473. 
    • Bodenhorn, N., Hartig, N., Ghoston, M.*, Graham, J.*, Lile, J.*, Sackett, C. R.*, and Farmer, L. B.* (2014). Counselor Education Faculty Positions: Requirements and Preferences in CESNET Announcements 2005-2009. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 6(1),
    • Bodenhorn, N., Wolfe, E. W., & Airen, O.* (2010). School counselor program choice and self-efficacy: Relationship to achievement gap and equity. Professional School Counseling, 13(3), 165-175.
    • Bodenhorn, N. & Skaggs, G. (2005). Development of School Counseling Self-Efficacy Scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 38(1), 14-28.

    Sponsored Research

    Bodenhorn (2015-2019) Clinical Faculty Grant for Southwest Virginia Professional Education Consortium: A Continuum of Support for Teacher and Student Learning. Virginia Department of Education.