Expert on urban education, and achievement and mental health among African American teens
Associate professor of Clinical Education
School Counseling Program Lead
USC Rossier School of Education
- urban education and school counseling
- African American adolescent achievement, mental health and well-being
- interdisciplinary approaches to urban development and community empowerment
- Green earned a doctorate in counseling psychology from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and a master’s degree in school and community counseling from California State University in Sacramento. He was the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship for his doctoral work in Guyana on adolescent stressors, coping responses and psychological adjustment.
Green served as adjunct professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University and as a clinical psychology intern at the Maryland Department of Safety and Corrections. He joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins University School of Education in 1999, becoming associate professor and chair of the Department of Counseling and Human Services. In addition, Green served as associate director of the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute, member of the Hopkins Provost Advisory Committee, board member of Advocates for Children and Youth, and executive board liaison for the Empowerment Academy Charter School.
Green was the principal investigator for Project Inspiration, a federally funded urban school counseling demonstration program for the Baltimore public school system.
Green is a widely sought-after project evaluator and consultant to educational institutes and projects. His past and current community projects include the Community Social Mapping Project, the East Baltimore Education Initiative, the Maryland State Department of Education IDEA Partnership, the West Baltimore Middle School Targeted Student Support Services Project, the Malcolm X Middle School Mental Health Behavioral Support Program, the Merritt Education Center School-Based Mental Health Behavioral Support Program, and the Meade Middle School Community Partnership Initiative. In addition, Green has served as a consultant to the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center, the Charles H. Hickey Jr. School, and the Connexions Academy in Baltimore.
Green was a recipient of the 2006 Counselors for Social Justice ‘Ohana Honors Award for his efforts to affirm diversity and advocate for social justice.