Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and College Student Affairs

Biography

Lacey A. Ricks, Ph.D., NCC, is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and College Student Affairs at the University of West Georgia. Dr. Ricks has presented in the areas of poverty, disabilities, counselor self-care, social justice, Narrative Therapy, identity development, Cross-Cultural Counseling, advocacy, and diversity. Her primary research foci are poverty and diversity. Dr. Ricks has seven years of experience working the public school setting and two years of experience working in a college career center.

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Georgia Southern University, 2005
  • M.S., Master of Education in School Counseling, Georgia Southern University, 2006
  • Ed.S., Education Specialist in Counselor Education, Valdosta State University, 2010
  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision, Auburn University, 2014