Robert Colbert, an associate professor and director of the counseling program in the department of educational psychology in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut, died on August 12. He was 65 years old.
Dr. Colbert joined the faculty at the University of Connecticut in 2001. He received tenure and was promoted to associate professor in 2008. From 1994 to 2001, Dr. Colbert served on the faculty at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Earlier, he taught at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
A native of Reagan, Texas, Dr. Colbert held a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in school counseling from the University of Kansas. He earned doctorate in counselor education and counseling psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.