COE: Michael W. Bahr
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Dr. Bahr earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from Cardinal Glennon College and a Master of Education Degree in Counseling from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He is a graduate of Indiana University's APA-accredited School Psychology Program, where he obtained the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Educational Psychology.

Dr. Bahr has worked as a psychologist in the states of Tennessee, Michigan, and Indiana. He was a Certified School Psychologist in Michigan and a Licensed School Psychologist in Indiana. He is currently a Certified School Psychologist, State of Missouri. Dr. Bahr has worked as a faculty member in the school psychology programs at Western Michigan University and Indiana State University, and he was a member of the graduate faculty at both institutions. Dr. Bahr also served as a department chairperson for seven years at Indiana State.

In addition to being a member of the UMSL School Psychology Program since 2005, he served as Director of Accreditation and Program Enhancement, College of Education, from 2008-2013. He was appointed by the Chancellor to serve as the UMSL Faculty Athletics Representative from 2013-2017. In 2017, he was appointed Director of Academic Programs in the College of Education. In 2018, he was appointed Associate Dean, College of Education.