Nicholas Derzis

Associate Clinical Professor and Interim Director

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Office: 1214 Haley Center

Units: Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling; Auburn Transition Leadership Institute

Campus Mail: 2084 Haley Center


Phone: (334) 844-2501

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Academic Areas

Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling

Counselor Education

Rehabilitation and Disability Studies


Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling and Special Education, 2013, Auburn University

M.Ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling (CORE Accredited) , 2008, Auburn University

B.S. in Human Services, Criminal Justice, 2006, Troy University

Professional Experience

2019 - Present

Interim Director & Associate Clinical Professor, Auburn University

2014 - 2018

Assistant Clinical Professor, Auburn University

Teaching Interests

Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Education

Research Interests

Career development, incarcerated populations and the world of work, transition and emerging adulthood