Professor Brian Calhoun

Associate Professor of the Practice

Office: Tribble A308B
Phone: 336-758-6501

Twitter: Bmcalhoun7

Instagram: Bmcalhoun7

Mr. Brian Calhoun is an Associate Professor of the Practice. He teaches classes with the College to Career series in the undergraduate college. His professional interests include career counseling and development, and he serves as a member of the National Career Development Association research committee. Mr. Calhoun also serves as a senior faculty fellow in a first-year residence hall (South Residence Hall). His research agenda focuses on career interventions that assist students with developing and learning more about their career options in the world of work.

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Education
Member of the Wake Forest University, Technology Committee


M.A. in Counseling, Wake Forest University, 2012
M.B.A., Wake Forest University, Babcock Graduate School of Business, 2003
B.S., Wayne Calloway School of Business and Accountancy, Wake Forest University, 1997

Past Professional Experiences

Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Counseling
Faculty Fellow, Johnson Hall, Wake Forest University
School Counselor (K-12) – Public Schools of North Carolina

EDU 120: Professional Framework for Career
EDU 220: Options in the World of Work
EDU 299: Career Planning
EDU 320: Strategic Job Search

Scholl, M. B., Perry, J., Calhoun, B., & Robinson, H. (2016). CAREER SUPPORT WORKSHOP SERIES: Promoting the resilience of community ex-offenders. Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 32(1), 169-178.

Scholl, M. B., Perry, J., Calhoun, B., & Robinson, H. (2018). Chapter 9 – Career Support Workshop Series: A Postmodern Intervention for Community Ex-Offender Population. In M.B. Scholl & J. T. Hansen (Eds.) Introduction to postmodern perspective on contemporary counseling issues: Approaches across diverse settings. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Calhoun, B. (in press). Chapter 12 – Review of Career Thoughts Inventory. A Comprehensive Guide to Career Assessment. In Stoltz, K. & Barclay, B. (Eds.) A Comprehensive Guide to Career Assessment (7th edition). Broken Arrow, OK. NCDA Press.

Calhoun, B., Wheeler, M., Osborn, D., & Gardner, D., (2018, June) National Career Development Association – National Conference (Phoenix, Arizona), Presentation: “Designing Research that Impacts Practice”

Robinson, H., Calhoun B., & Howard M.  (2017, February) North Carolina Counseling Association – State Conference (Durham, North Carolina), Presentation: “Generating Options, Generating Hope:  Using Online and In-Person Tools to Help Clients Become Unstuck”

Scholl, M., Calhoun, B., & Robinson H. (2016, July) National Career Development Association – National Conference (Chicago, Illinois), Roundtable: “Ex-offender Career Support – Mental Illness and Resilience”

Scholl, M., Calhoun, B., & Robinson H. (2016, March) American Counseling Association – National Conference (Montreal, QC), “Career Workshop Series:  Outcomes of a postmodern intervention for ex-offenders”

Calhoun, B., Hayden, S., & Grybush, A. (2016, February) Workshop at the North Carolina Counseling Association (Greensboro, NC), “Career Genogram – Family Influence on Career Attitudes and Perspectives”