Dr. Rose-Mockry has served as Director of the Emily Taylor Center since 1998. Her Jayhawk roots run deep, having received her degrees from KU (BME, Music Therapy, 1978; MSE, Counseling Pshychology, 1984; Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, 2015). In addition, she held positions in residence life and as a GTA when she was a student at KU. Prior to working at KU, she served as Director of the UCLA Women's Resource Center. She is deeply committed to advancing social justice and the importance of higher education in achieving this goal. She earned her BME in Music Therapy, her MS in Counseling Psychology, and her PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Kansas.