Nancy Thacker

Assistant Professor

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Office: 2066 Haley

Units: Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling

Campus Mail: 2084 Haley Center


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Academic Areas

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Counselor Education


Ph.D. in Counselor Education, 2019, University of Tennessee

M.S. in Counseling, 2016, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

B.S. in Psychology, 2014, Western Carolina University

Professional Experience

2019 - Present

Assistant Professor, Auburn University

2019 - 2019

Adjunct Instructor, Auburn University

Research Interests

  • Culturally-informed grief theory and counseling, non-death losses
  • Identity development among minoritized counseling professionals
  • Social justice and equity in education and counseling
  • LGBTQ+ issues in counseling
  • Qualitative research and critical methodologies