School of Education Counseling & Psychology in Education

Kelly Duncan

Kelly Duncan
Associate Professor
Counseling and Psychology in Education: Counseling, School of Education
UED Delzell Education Center 205C
Phone: 605-677-5847
Kelly Duncan is an associate professor of Counselor Education at the University of SD. Her interests include postsecondary challenges of under-represented populations, career readiness, best practices in school counseling, use of assessment in counseling, and supervision of school counselors.
Teaching Interests:
School Counseling related courses, Career and Life Span Development, Clinical Supervision and Evidence-Based Practices in Counseling
Research Interests:
Career Exploration, Transition to Post Secondary, The Role of the School Counselor, Assessments in Schools, and Evidence-Based Practices in Counseling
  • Ph D, Counselor Education, University of South Dakota, 2003
  • MA, Counseling, University of South Dakota, 1988
  • Native American Student Transitions Project, SD College Access Challenge, (2009 - 2010)
  • Jorgensen, M., Duncan, K., (2015), A grounded theory of master’s-level counselor research identity, Counselor Education and Supervision .
  • Solsaa, S., Duncan, K., (2014), Helping Students with Grief and Loss Experiences, Pearson Publishing, iss. 1st.
  • Christiansen, R., Duncan, K., (2014), Working with Students Displaying Defiant Behavior, Pearson Publishing, iss. 1st.
  • Bardhoshi, G., Schweinle, A., Duncan, K., (2014), Understanding the impact of school factors on school counselor burnout: A mixed methods study, The Professional Counselor, vol. 4, iss. 5, pp. 426-443. (DOI: doi:10.15241/gb.4.5.426)
  • Duncan, K., Brown-Rice, K., Bardhoshi, G., (2014), Perceptions of the Importance and Utilization of Clinical Supervision Among Certified Rural School Counselors, The Professional Counselor, vol. 4, iss. 5, pp. 444-454. (DOI: doi:10.15241/kd.4.5.444)
  • Bardhoshi, G., Duncan, K., (2013), SD Comphrehensive School Counseling Model, SD Department of Education.
  • Flynn, S., Duncan, K., Evenson, L., , (2013), An Emergent Phenomenon of American Indian Secondary Students’ Career Development. , Career Development Quarterly, vol. 61, pp. 124-140. (DOI: 10.1002/j.2161-0045.2013.00042.x)
  • Flynn, S., Duncan, K., Jorgensen, M. F., (2012), An Emergent Phenomenon of American Indian Post-secondary Transition and Retention, Journal of Counseling & Development, vol. 90, pp. 437-449.
  • Bosse, S., Duncan, K., Gapp, S., Newland, L., (2011), Supporting American Indian students in the transition to postsecondary education, Journal of the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, vol. 23, iss. 2, pp. 33-51.
  • Erford, B. T., Schein, H., Duncan, K., (2011), Technical Analysis of Scores on the Self-Efficacy Self-Report Scale, Assessment for Effective Intervention, vol. 37, iss. 1, pp. 58-64.
  • Erford, B. T., Duncan, K., Savin-Murphy, J., (2010), Brief psychometric analysis of the self-efficacy teacher report scale, Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, vol. 43, iss. 2, pp. 79-90.
  • Erford, B. T., Miller, E. M., Duncan, K., Erford, B. M., (2010), Submission patterns: Measurement and evaluation in counseling and development Author and Article Characteristics from 1990-2009 , Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, vol. 42, iss. 4, pp. 296-307.
  • Duncan, K., Svendsen, R., Bakkedahl, T., Sitzman, L., (2009), Bridging the Professional Gap: Mentoring School Counselors-in-Training, American Counseling Association.
  • Bardhoshi, G., Duncan, K., (2009), Rural school principals’ perceptions of the role of the school counselor, The Rural Educator, vol. 30, iss. 3, pp. 16-24.
  • Pietrzak, D., Duncan, K., KORCUSKA, J., (2008), Counseling students’ decision making regarding faculty teaching effectiveness: A Conjoint Analysis, Counselor Education and Supervision, vol. 48, iss. 2, pp. 114-132.
  • Duncan, K., Nikels, H., (2008), Cyberbullying awareness, Association for Specialists in Group Work.
  • Duncan, K., Nikels, H., (2008), Generation Y and technology: What’s going on?, Association for Specialists in Group Work.
  • Duncan, K., Nikels, H., Aurand, M., Bardhoshi, G., (2008), Helping Kids and Families Stay Safe: Workshops on Cyberbullying and On-Line Safety. , American Counseling Association.
  • Duncan, K., Nikels, H., (2008), Staying safe online: A group activity for middle school students, Association for Specialists in Group Work.
  • Duncan, K., Olson, S., Roseman, C., (2008), The mock career fair, Association for Specialists in Group Work.
  • Duncan, K., Nikels, H., Aurand, M. H., Bardhoshi, G., (2008), Helping kids and families stay safe: Workshops on cyberbullying and on- line safety, VISTAS 2008.
  • Duncan, K., (2007), Custody battles and confidentiality, American Counseling Association, pp. 197-204.
  • Duncan, K., (2007), Robotripping, American School Counselor Association.
Awards and Honors:
  • Marvin Kemp Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Counseling, SD Counseling Association, 2014
  • Belbas-Larson Award for Teaching Excellence Nominee, 2011
  • Arthur A. Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award, American Counseling Association, 2011
  • Delegation Leader, Eisenhower Foundation, 2007
  • E. Gordon Poling Administrators Award, SD Counseling Association, 2007
  • Delegation Leader, Eisenhower Foundation, 2006
  • Delegation Leader, Eisenhower Foundation, 2005
  • Orv Schmieding Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of School Counseling , SD School Counselor Association, 2005
  • NCACES Graduate Student of the Year , North Central Association of Counselor Educators & Supervisors, 2003