Sage Rose is an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Mental Health Professions in the School of Health Sciences and Human Services. Dr. Rose’s current research explores the hopeful dispositions of students as they work to attain their academic goals. Her work focuses on building hope among struggling student populations. These populations range from alternative high school students to undergraduate students on academic probation. Her past research has examined the academic domain specificity of hope and how it differs across subject areas like math and reading. As a doctoral student, she created the Math Hope Scale, which successfully predicts academic outcomes such as math grades and ACT scores. Dr. Rose teaches graduate courses such as Tests and Measurement, Research Methodology, Motivation and Emotion in Education and Counseling Contexts, and various levels of statistics courses across program areas. Dr. Rose enjoys working with students and their own research and currently supervises doctoral dissertations in the School of Education.