Spencer Niles PhD

Dean and Professor, College of William & Mary

Fellow of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the National Career Development Association (NCDA); recipient of NCDA’s Eminent Career Award, ACA’s President’s Award; Thomas J. Sweeney Award for Visionary Leadership and Advocacy; David Brooks Distinguished Mentor Award; the ACA Extended Research Award, the University of British Columbia Noted Scholar Award and is an Honorary Professor of East China Normal University. He was editor for the Journal of Counseling & Development and The Career Development Quarterly; President of the National Career Development Association (2018-2019; 2003-2004) and President of Chi Sigma Iota (2015-2016). He has authored approximately 140 publications and delivered 150 presentations on career development theory and practice.


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