Jill R. Nelson PhD

Associate Dean and Associate Professor, North Dakota State University

Jill R. Nelson is the Associate Dean for Professional Development and Leadership in the College of Human Development and Education at North Dakota State University (NDSU) she is also an Associate Professor in the Counselor Education and Supervision program.  Jill’s research interests include faculty development and mentoring, shame and shame resilience, and counselor education.  She has been at NDSU for 12 years in the counselor education and supervision program.  She teaches courses in the clinical mental health and doctoral programs, including a popular course called, "Shame and Shame Resilience."  In her current role as associate dean, her primary goal is to support faculty through mentoring, encouragement, and professional development, helping faculty to become leaders in their professional lives.  She is a Certified Daring Way Facilitator, and facilitates workshops and leadership training using the Daring Way curriculum based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown.