Professor, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling Faculty Associate, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA.
Robert F. Kronick is a Professor at the University of Tennessee in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, the Director of University Assisted Community Schools, and an Adjunct faculty member in the Haslam Scholars Programs. Kronick has written about dropouts, University Assisted Community Schools, at-risk youth, and migrant/seasonal farm workers. His work is applied and civically engaged. He strongly believes in on-the-ground research that is aimed at identifying with community members’ problems. He seeks to work as an ally to help and collaborate with individuals, families, and communities to solve their problems. Recently, he presented papers at the Engaged Scholarship Conference in Birmingham AL and will be delivering a paper at the Netter Center at the University of Penn at its 25th Anniversary. He has recently been awarded, by the University of Tennessee, its award for Engaged Scholarship, the Linda Seligman Counselor of the Year award (2016-2017) and the Humanistic Advocacy and Social Justice award from the Association for Humanistic Counseling.