- Ph.D., Counselor Education and Counseling, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
- M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University
- B.A., Sociology and Gender Studies, Manchester University
Myra Jordan is an associate professor in the School of Counseling and serves as the Asheville campus program coordinator. She has been with Lenoir-Rhyne since 2014.
Her counseling experience is primarily working with teenagers and college students and populations with multiple demographics and presenting concerns. Her scholarly and clinical interests include working effectively across differences, expanding conceptions of multicultural counseling, intersectionality, effective multicultural counseling education and finding creative ways of engaging graduate students in the classroom environment. Jordan’s teaching philosophy incorporates components of relational cultural theory and engaged pedagogy in building connections between instructor, students, course materials and life experiences.
Jordan is a professional member of the American Counseling Association, Association of Counselor Education and Supervision and is the faculty advisor for LR’s chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, the International Academic and Professional Honor Society for Counselors.