Margo Gregor, Ph.D.

Margo Gregor, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Dept/Program: Counseling Psychology
Office: CAS 353
Phone: 330-972-6258
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Dr. Gregor received her B.A. in Psychology (Summa Cum Laude) in 2010 from the University of California- Riverside, and both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland (APA Accredited). She joined the faculty at the University of Akron in 2016. She teaches courses on vocational psychology, social psychology, practicum, and intro to counseling psychology, as well as supervises practicum students and co-directs the in house Psychology Department Counseling Clinic. Her theoretical perspective is an integration of interpersonal, humanistic, and feminist orientations.

Her research program focuses primarily on career development with a particular interest in the ways in which culture and social identities influence interests, choices, leadership, and educational and vocational outcomes. She has secondary interests in training and supervision of beginning counselors and measure development. She is a member of the American Psychological Association’s Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) and Division 35 (Society of the Psychology of Women).


Gregor, M.A., Ganginis Del Pino, H. V., Gonzalez, A., Soto, S & Dunn, M. G. (2019). Career Aspirations of Diverse Community College Students. Journal of Career Assessment. doi:10.1177/1069072719849872

Gregor, M.A., O’Brien, K.M., & Sauber, L. (2017). Understanding career aspirations among young men: validation of the career aspiration scale–revised. Journal of Career Assessment, 27(2) 262-272.

Hill, C. E., Anderson, T., Kline, K., McClintock, A. S., Cranston, S.M., McCarrick, S.M., Petrarca, A., Himawan, L., Bhatia, A., Gregor, M., Gupta, S., & Rojas, P. (2016). Helping skills training for undergraduate students:  Who should we select and train? The Counseling Psychologist, 44, 50-77. 

Gregor, M. A., & O’Brien, K. M. (2016). Promoting career aspirations among young women: Improving instrumentation. The Journal of Career Assessment, 24, 559-57.

Gregor, M. A., & O’Brien, K. M. (2015). The changing face of psychology: Career and leadership aspirations of female doctoral students in counseling and clinical psychology. The Counseling Psychologist, 43(8), 1090-1113.