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Arpita Ghosh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Kansas and holds a research affiliation at the Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center in Leavenworth, KS. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2014. She completed a clinical fellowship at Marquette University in 2015 followed by a research fellowship at the Madison VA Hospital and University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Women's Health Research in 2018.


Dr. Ghosh's research interests focus on delineating the impact of contextual factors on U.S. military veterans' academic and career choices. Her research addresses fundamental questions about veterans’ academic and career trajectories and informs the development and implementation of evidence-based interventions that broaden veterans’ participation in higher education and the workforce. 

She recently completed the Society Leadership Program for Division 19 (Society for Military Psychology) and serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Vocational Behavior and Journal of Career Assessment.

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