Dr. John McFadden is the Benjamin Elijah Mays Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina and is the first African American scholar in the history of USC to be named to an endowed chair. He has authored in excess of 160 professional publications and has made over 250 research and scholarly presentations throughout the world. Dr. McFadden has held a number of administrative positions at USC, including Director of The South East Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, Associate Dean of the College of Education and Senior Vice President for Intercultural Affairs and Professional Development.
Among his books are Transcultural Vignettes for Helping and Management Professionals, Challenges of Cultural and Racial Diversity to Counseling, Discipline and Classroom Management, Counseling-Parenting-Teaching, Counseling and Teaching: Identity versus Assimilation. His book, entitled Transcultural Counseling, entered a second edition. Dr. McFadden is an international authority on stylistic counseling and transcultural counseling.
Currently, Dr. McFadden is Director of the Carolina Diversity Professors Program (formerly the African American Professors Program) and Director of the South East Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate. Both programs are designed to recruit and provide professional development for underrepresented groups in the professoriate.