Mari Dias, '03 Ed.D.

Professor  |  Social Sciences  |  John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences
Providence Campus



Mari Dias received a Fulbright scholarship that sent her to the University of Zululand in South Africa. There she trained graduate students in education theories and techniques. She recently received a certificate in grief counseling (GC-C) and passed a national exam through ADEC (Association for Death Education and Counseling).

Ed.D., Education Leadership, Johnson & Wales University
M.S., English, Counseling Psychology, Rhode Island College
B.S., English, Secondary Education, Rhode Island College


  • bereavement support; counseling psychology; counseling theory; emotional intelligence; grief support; social sciences; trauma; suicide; accidental overdose

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