Shelby Messerschmitt-Coen

Shelby Messerschmitt-Coen

Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Department: Academic Affairs
Office Location: Roe Center 231D
Phone: 641-628-5148


B.A. from Central College
M.C. from Arizona State University
Ph.D. from The Ohio State University

Areas of Expertise

counselor education, mental health counseling and diagnosis, suicide prevention, social justice identity, military mental health, quantitative research methodology

About Shelby Messerschmitt-Coen

Shelby Messerschmitt-Coen has taught at Central College since 2020. She holds a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision with a specialization in quantitative research methodology and is a licensed professional counselor. She is a proud alumna of Central, Class of 2015. Her research interests include mental health, suicide prevention, social justice and military mental health. In her free time, she enjoys taking walks, visiting local breweries and wineries, and spending time with her partner and daughter.

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