Gerta Bardhoshi

Title & Affiliation
Senior Research Fellow Social and Education Policy Research Program
Associate Professor College of Education


  • PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision; School Counseling and Human Development Cognate, George Washington University, 2012
  • MsEd, Mental Health Counseling, Northern State University, 2006

Gerda Bardhoshi's research focuses on designing and evaluating counseling interventions with youth in schools, as well as determining assessment best practices in measuring relevant mental health outcomes with diverse populations. Bardhoshi completed a Summer Scholar-in-Residence program for her work on an interdisciplinary project that seeks to amplify the perspectives of Latinx students identified as academically at-risk in a rural Iowa high school.  

Research Interests

  • Counseling outcome research in schools
  • Psychometric evaluation of counseling instruments