Nicholas Derzis

Associate Clinical Professor and Interim Director

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Office: 1214 Haley Center

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

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 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