Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: June 25, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963978 | Print ISBN: 9781412909280 | Online ISBN: 9781412963978| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Tracey, Terence J. G. (1952-)
Maria U. A. Darcy
Terence J. G. Tracey, an American counseling psychologist, is a leading researcher and theorist who has made important contributions to psychologists' understanding of vocational interests, vocational interest development, and the assessment of vocational interest structure. Tracey has also contributed significantly to psychologists' understanding of the counseling process from an interpersonal perspective, and to methodological approaches to counseling research. Tracey received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Maryland in 1981. From 1981 to 1983 he taught and practiced as a counseling psychologist at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He joined the University of Illinois faculty in 1983, and served as the associate chair of the Department of Educational Psychology (1995–1997) and Chair and Training Director of the Division of Counseling Psychology (1988–1991, 1998–1999). Tracey joined the Arizona State ...