Chinyelu Muonagolu

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Chinyelu Muonagolu

Doctoral Student, Counseling Psychology

Chinyelu Muonagolu

Charlotte, NC

Undergraduate Institution and Degree:
University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Current Program/Degree Pursued:
Counseling Psychology PhD

Year of Matriculation:

Awards Received:
Disciplinary Honors in Psychology (2016)

Research Interests:
Engaging underserved populations in mental health treatment; Factors that affect mental health treatment; Health psychology

Presented a poster on my undergraduate thesis “Effects of Rumination and Discrimination in predicting Depressive Symptoms” at the Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo in Greensboro, NC.

Teaching Experience:
Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Psychology

Future Career Plans:
Working with underserved populations (e.g. VA clinic, community clinic), Research in Academic Health Centers, Consulting, Advocacy.

What Attracted Me to SIU:
Strength of the Counseling program, research interests of faculty, friendly environment.