Dr. Christopher Belser, NCC is an Assistant Professor in the Counselor Education Program at the University of New Orleans. He earned his Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision at the University of Central Florida and his M.Ed. in School Counseling at Louisiana State University. His research interests include P-16 career development initiatives in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and school counselor preparation. Dr. Belser has experience in Louisiana public and charter schools as a middle school counselor and as a high school career coach. During his doctoral work, Dr. Belser coordinated a multidisciplinary research team within an NSF-funded undergraduate STEM recruitment and retention program and also taught a STEM-focused undergraduate career planning course. Dr. Belser has presented at local, state, national, and international conferences and is an active participant in various counseling-related organizations, including the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, National Career Development Association, and the American School Counselor Association. Please email him to welcome him to UNO.