David Julius Ford, Jr. holds a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, both from Wake Forest University. In May 2014, he earned his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at Old Dominion University. Dr. Ford is a Licensed Professional Counselor in NC and VA. He is a National Certified Counselor and Approved Clinical Supervisor. Dr. Ford recently completed his fourth year as an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education in the Department of Graduate Psychology at James Madison University, where he served as the faculty adviser to the Nu Lambda chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and the JMU Gospel Choir. In the fall, he will be an Assistant Professor in the Department of Professional Counseling at Monmouth University. Dr. Ford’s professional interests are Black Greek life; multicultural issues; college students; African American males in higher education; addictions counseling; supervision; group work; qualitative research; the LGBTQQIA community; Intersectionality; and persons living with HIV/AIDS. He is one of 24 inaugural fellows of the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program.