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Paul Hartung, Ph.D.

Paul Hartung, Ph.D.

Contact
Phone: 330.325.6112
Email: phartung@neomed.edu

Office
Room: G-124
Hours: Walk-in & By appointment

Publications
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Academic Title(s)

  • Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Graduate Faculty, College of Graduate Studies

Bio

Paul J. Hartung, Ph.D. is Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University where he directs the College of Medicine’s first-year course in the psychosocial foundations of clinical medicine. He has 58 peer-reviewed articles, 37 book chapters, 3 edited books, and an h-index of 40 reflecting the high productivity and impact of his work. He has nearly 200 international, national, and state presentations, including keynote addresses and workshops delivered on 4 continents. He is the current editor for The Career Development Quarterly (2014-2021) and President, Division 16 (Counseling, 2018-22) of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). He serves on several journal editorial boards and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, IAAP, and the National Career Development Association (NCDA). In 2020 he received the NCDA Eminent Career Award for lifetime achievement.

Area of Expertise/Research Interests

Dr. Hartung studies work and career in human life, with emphases on physician careers and specialty choice, work-life balance, career decision-making, work values, and career construction theory and practice. He is interested in how people (a) explore, choose, and adjust to work over the life span, (b) use work to shape their identities and advance their life stories, and (c) navigate and balance work along with roles in non-work spheres of life, such as family, play, and community.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Counseling and Human Development Services, Kent State University, 1992
  • M.A., Community Counseling, Kent State University, 1986
  • B.A., Psychology, The University of Toledo, 1984

Courses

  • Introduction to Clinical Skills (Course Director)
  • Patient, Physician, and Community 1-2 (Course Director)

Academic & Professional Activities

  • Editor, The Career Development Quarterly (2014-2021)
  • President, Division 16 (Counseling) International Association of Applied Psychology (2018-22)
  • Editorial Boards: Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Career Assessment, International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance
  • Board of Directors, International Association of Applied Psychology (2018-22)
  • Advisory Board, South African Career Development Association

Awards

  • Eminent Career Award for lifetime achievement, National Career Development Association (2020)
  • Outstanding Faculty Research Award, Northeast Ohio Medical University (2018)
  • International Contribution Award, Japanese Industrial Counseling Association (2018)
  • John L. Holland Award, American Psychological Association Division 17 (2009)
  • Robert A. Liebelt/E. Jay Wheeler Award for Faculty Excellence, Northeast Ohio Medical University (2009)

Distinctions

  • Editor, The Career Development Quarterly (2014-2021)
  • President, Division 16 (Counseling) International Association of Applied Psychology (2018-2022)
  • Eminent Career Award for lifetime achievement, NCDA (2020)
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, International Association of Applied Psychology, National Career Development Association

Presentations

  • Cadaret, M. C., & Hartung, P. J. (2020, August). Efficacy of a group career construction intervention with minority youth. Paper presented at the 128th annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC – virtual due to COVID-19.
  • Hartung, P. J. (2019, October). Life design: Making good career practice better. Invited keynote address. National Career Development Association Career Practitioner Institute. Cleveland, OH.
  • Hartung, P. J. (2019, October). Career construction counseling: Principles and practice. Presented in P. J. Hartung (Chair), Building skills for career construction counseling. Invited Professional Development Institute. National Career Development Association. Cleveland, OH.
  • Hartung, P. J., Richard, G., Savickas, M. L., & Gati, I. (2019, August). Development and initial validation of the Specialty Indecision Scale, 2nd edition. Paper presented at the 127th annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.
  • Hartung, P. J. (2019, June). Career construction counseling: Principles and practice. Presented in P. J. Hartung (Chair), Building skills for career construction counseling. National Career Development Association annual meeting. Houston, TX.

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