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Brandon Kosine

Brandon Kosine

Psychology Instructor, Casper College

Brandon Kosine is Psychology Instructor at Casper College. Previously, he served as an Associate Director in the Wyoming Union at the University of Wyoming where he oversaw the Service, Leadership & Community Engagement Office and the Campus Activities Center.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, and a doctorate in Counselor Education & Supervision.  He is a licensed professional counselor in Wyoming.  Dr. Kosine has developed and taught service-learning courses in leadership at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and works with faculty to advance service-learning initiatives on his campus.  He has served on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Days of Dialogue and Body Image Awareness committees and leads the UW Safe Zone program, a program designed to increase the overall campus community's understanding and awareness of issues faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) and other marginalized persons.  Most recently, Dr. Kosine chaired a 5-year strategic plan process for the Service, Leadership, & Community Engagement Office which resulted in UW’s first concrete plan for institutionalizing service-learning and community engagement campus-wide.


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