Al Levin


Contact Information

Alpine 123
(916) 278-7019

Office Hours

Spring 2018

Joined Faculty: August 1998

Areas Research/Scholarly Activity

Career Counseling

Happenstance Learning Theory

Psychological Type Theory (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)

Career Development in K-12 through Higher Education

Improvised Music as a Metaphor for the Counseling Process

Courses Taught

  • EDC 260 Career Development
  • EDC 262 Career Counseling Process
  • EDC 268 Career and Job Search
  • EDC 290 Master's Culminating Experience
  • EDC 475 Practicum in Counseling
  • EDC 480 Field Study in Counseling

Educational Degrees

Ed.D. Counseling Psychology, University of San Francisco
M.S. Counseling, (Career and College Counseling), San Francisco State University
Teaching Credential, San Francisco State University
B.A. History University of California, Berkeley

Professional Awards or Commendations

  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award College of Education Sacramento State University (2016-2017)

Select Publications

Krumboltz, J. D. & Levin, A. S. (2010, 2nd Edition). Luck is no Accident: Making the most of happenstance in your life and career. New Harbinger Press: Berkeley, CA.

Mitchell, K. L., Levin. A. S., Krumboltz, J. D. (1999, Spring). Planned happenstance: Constructing unexpected career opportunities, Journal of Counseling and Development.

Curriculum Vitae

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Last updated: Febuary 7, 2018
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