Melanie Buford is a Writer, Editor and University Instructor. She has an upcoming academic volume (scheduled for release mid-year 2022) about the future of undergraduate career education. Her work has been featured in both academic and practitioner journals, and by popular career outlets such as Puttylike.com, Truity.com and the Happen to Your Career Podcast series. She is the recipient of the Ralph W. Tyler Award for outstanding research and publication and the Kenneth B. Hoyt Career Education Practitioner Award for excellence in the practice of career education. She has a master's degree in human development and psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Wesleyan University.
Melanie is developing a novel in the fantasy genre, and explores themes of identity and meaning-making through character-driven fiction.