Amy Hirschy

Amy Hirschy

Associate Professor
Department of Counseling and Human Development
Room 325 - College of Education and Human Development
College Student Personnel Program

Dr. Hirschy’s curriculum vitae [PDF]

Professional Bio

Amy S. Hirschy, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville. She holds a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University, M.Ed. from the University of South Carolina, and B.B.A. from Stetson University. Experiences at private liberal arts colleges and medium and large state institutions inform both her research and teaching.

Areas of Research and/or Professional Interest

Hirschy's research interests include college student persistence and retention theories, socialization to the student affairs profession, and normative structures in student affairs.

Areas of Teaching

  • Theories of College Student Development
  • Program Development and Assessment in Student Affairs
  • Internship in Student Affairs
  • Capstone Seminar in Student Affairs
  • College Teaching

Recent Publications

  • Longerbeam, S. D., Wright, N., Hirschy, A. S., Oliner, N., Johnson, V., Snow, A., & McClendon, M. (2022, in press). Near peer racial microclimates in student affairs graduate preparation program environments. Journal of College Student Development.
  • Hirschy, A. S., & Staten, S. (2021). Work/life integration in student affairs: A closer look at housing and residence life. In M. Sallee (Ed). Developing the whole professional: Rethinking student affairs(pp. 55-73). Sterling, VA: Stylus.
  • Wilson, M. E., Hirschy, A. S., Braxton, J. M., & Dumas, T. N. (2020). Inviolable and admonitory norms among academic advising professionals. NACADA Journal, 40(2), 74-84.
  • Hirschy, A. S. (2017). Student retention and institutional success. In J. Schuh, S. R. Jones, & V. Torres (Eds.) Student services: A handbook for the profession, 6th ed. (pp. 252-267). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Hirschy, A. S., Wilson, M. E., & Braxton, J. M. (2015). Identifying behavioral norms among campus housing and residence life professionals. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 52, 359-373.
  • Hirschy, A. S., Wilson, M. E., Liddell, D. A., Boyle, K. M., & Pasquesi, K. (2015). Socialization to student affairs: Early career experiences associated with professional identity development. Journal of College Student Development, 56, 777-793.
  • Hirschy, A. S. (2015). Models of student persistence and retention. In D. Hossler & B. Bontrager (Eds.), The handbook of strategic enrollment management, (pp. 268-288). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.