Meet the Staff
M. Elaine Walton, Psy.D.Director
Elaine Walton, Psy.D., director of the Women’s Resource Center, is a post-doctoral staff psychologist at Azusa Pacific University. Her experience at university counseling centers includes the Claremont Colleges, University of La Verne, and University of California, Riverside. Her research focus is the experience of abused women and the impact of their environment on those experiences. Walton has served as the program evaluator at House of Ruth, a domestic violence agency serving both Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. Walton is also an adjunct professor in graduate psychology programs. In addition to providing therapy and teaching, she conducts seminars and workshops on women’s issues, empowering women for success, faith and domestic violence, African-American college students, and professional ethics. She is the proud mother of 3 adult children and 10 grandchildren.
Jazmin Dantzler ColeGraduate Assistant
Jazmin Dantzler Cole is a second year graduate student in APU's College Counseling and Student Development program. Originally from California, Jazmin earned her B.A. in English from Loyola Marymount University. She is passionate about women's issues and helping students grow closer to God during their college journey. Jazmin is dedicated to students from orientation to graduation and hopes to use her passion to encourage the women of APU to find and own their voices.
Sarah HaslerGraduate Assistant
Sarah Hasler is a first year graduate student in APU’s College Counseling Student Development program. Originally from Colorado, Sarah has recently moved to Azusa from Wenham, Massachusetts, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Art, and Peace and Conflict Studies at Gordon College. She is passionate about women’s issues and hopes to use her passion to encourage the women of APU to form a strong bond of sisterhood and to empower one another to respond to the difficulties facing their generation with wisdom and confidence.