Spencer G. Niles EdD

Dean and Professor, William & Mary

Professor and Dean of the School of Education at William & Mary.  Previously served as Distinguished Professor and Department Head at Pennsylvania State University as well as Professor at the University of Virginia.  He is a Fellow of the American Counseling Association and the National Career Development Association.  He is also the recipient of the National Career Development Association’s Eminent Career Award, ACA’s President’s Award, ACA’s Thomas J. Sweeney Award for Visionary Leadership and Advocacy, the ACA David Brooks Distinguished Mentor Award, the ACA Extended Research Award, and the University of British Columbia Noted Scholar Award.  He serves on numerous editorial boards for professional journals and is a past-editor for the Journal of Counseling & Development and The Career Development Quarterly. He is the current President-elect of the National Career Development Association, a Past-President of Chi Sigma Iota and also served as President of the National Career Development Association in 2004.  He has authored or co-authored approximately 140 publications and delivered over 150 presentations.