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Maia Hoskin

Assistant Professor | Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology


Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology


Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D. earned her doctorate in Counselor Education and Clinical Supervision at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and has over seven years school and mental health counseling experience. Her scholarship explores how popular culture, social media, and mediated images of people of color impact various mental health challenges among minoritized persons such as depression, anxiety, and racial battle fatigue. She is also interested in examining how mediated images of the black community perpetuate systemic racism and antiblack racism. Dr. Hoskin is passionate about training multiculturally conscious counselors on how to utilize culturally safe and relevant interventions with marginalized student populations and has taught courses such as Multicultural Counseling, Group Counseling, Crisis Counseling, and Counseling Theories.


Areas of Expertise

School CounselingMental Health CounselingDiversity & InclusionStructural RacismAntiblack RacismImplicit BiasHigher Education