Bradley T. Erford, Ph.D.

M.Ed. Program


Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development

Bradley T. Erford, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC, LPC, LP, LSP, is a professor in the school counseling program of the Department of Human and Organizational Development in the Peabody College of education and human development at Vanderbilt University. He was the 2012-13 president of the American Counseling Association (ACA). He has authored or edited more than 30 books. His research specialization falls primarily in development and technical analysis of psycho-educational tests and outcomes research and has resulted in the publication of more than 70 refereed journal articles, more than 100 book chapters and 15 published tests. 

He has received numerous awards for his scholarship and service to the counseling profession from the ACA and the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC), organizations within which he has held numerous leadership roles.