Education Building B233
F. (320) 308-3216
Niloufer Merchant is a professor in the Community Psychology undergraduate and Community Counseling Graduate programs at St. Cloud State University since 1991. She is a an active member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), and in 2011-12 served as the President of the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) a division of ACA. She has held other leadership positions, including Department Chair, 2004 - 2010; Board President for the Multicultural Center of Central Minnesota, 2005-2007; Interim Director of the SCSU Women’s Center, 2002- 2003; and Interim Cultural Diversity Director for St. Cloud School District,1999-2000. Niloufer is a Licensed Psychologist and National Certified Counselor, providing clinical and consulting services in the community. She also provides in-services and trainings in the area of cultural competence. Her research and interest areas include group work, multicultural counseling and competence, mind-body healing, and social justice issues.