Ph.D. Syracuse University, Counselor Education
M.S. State University of New York at Oswego, School Counseling Services
M.A. State University of New York at Brockport, Liberal Studies
B.A. University of Rochester, English/ Psychology
Melissa Luke is a Professor and Coordinator of the School Counseling program in the Counseling and Human Services Department within the School of Education at Syracuse University. She has over 15 years of experience working as both a teacher and counselor in K-12 public schools. Although she teaches coursework across the core CACREP curricula, Professor Luke’s expertise includes school counseling program implementation, professional identity development, and globalization of school counseling, as well as school counselor supervision, with a particular focus on group pedagogies. Luke’s scholarship reflects her commitment to the preparation of future school counselors in their effective work with underrepresented student groups; including but not limited to first in families to attend college, LGBTIQ+ students.