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Notable Faculty

Nearly all of Capella's faculty from the Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences have a doctoral degree and many work as licensed practitioners, school psychologists, school counselors, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, alcohol and drug abuse counselors, registered play therapy supervisors, psychologists and social workers. Our instructors have expertise in child and adolescent development, and family and geriatric issues. They are also proficient in designing programs to meet state and national accreditation standards, and have experience consulting with privately held businesses with a focus on succession planning, organizational development, executive development, and coaching.

Genevieve Feliu, MA


Genevieve Feliu serves as dean for the School of Undergraduate Studies at Capella University. She joined Capella in 2007 as an adjunct faculty member and has served as Faculty Chair for General Education since 2009. Genevieve began her foray in the higher education industry in 2002, joining the local community college faculty as a full-time sociology instructor for several years. She has since taught at a number of community colleges, in several instances as one of the first groups of instructors exploring and implementing online learning. By 2005, Genevieve identified the opportunity for rapid prototyping and platform growth in the for-profit industry and joined the faculty of 3 national, exclusively online institutions. Genevieve holds a MA in Sociology from the East Carolina University and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Andrea Miller, PhD


Andrea Miller is the faculty chair for the psychology department in the School of Undergraduate Studies at Capella University. Dr. Miller has worked as a member of the Capella undergraduate psychology department since 2010 and has taught online since 2005. Her professional background includes work as a psychologist in the public schools and as a psychologist and supervisor for non-profit clinics. She specializes in working with children and families as well as individuals of all ages with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Dr. Miller is licensed as a psychologist in three states, licensed as a specialist in school psychology, and a human services board certified practitioner. She is active in psychological associations and served as President of the Georgia Psychological Association from 2013-2014. Dr. Miller holds PhD in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman’s University and a BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan.