Erika Nash Cameron

Erika Nash Cameron
Phone: (619) 260-4288
Office: Mother Rosalie Hill Hall 215A

Associate Professor & Department Chair

  • Ph.D., University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • M.Ed., University of Hawaii
  • B.S., Bradley University

Associate Professor Erika Cameron joined the School of Leadership and Education Sciences faculty in 2009. She earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Missouri, St. Louis. She holds a M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Hawaii and a B.S. in Graphic Design from Bradley University where she was a Division I volleyball player. She has written and co-authored a book, book chapters, and articles on Multiculturalism and Social Justice in Counseling, Counselor Professional Development, and Individual Psychology. Her research interest are focused in the multicultural counseling competence development of counselors through short term study abroad. Traveling and teaching internationally is one way Dr. Cameron devotes her time to helping students increase their multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skills. Her work has taken her and USD students on education trips to Japan, Jamaica, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Italy.

Dr. Cameron has worked as a school, career, and mental health counselor with a variety of clients but specializes in work with children who have experienced trauma and utilizing expressive therapeutic interventions in school counseling (such as Sand Tray and Art in Counseling). Dr. Cameron has worked as a teacher, counselor, and clinical supervisor in a variety of settings including a primary, middle, and secondary school, residential treatment facility, and community agency. At USD, Dr. Cameron teaches a variety of master’s level courses, including Human Development (COUN 505), Multicultural Counseling (COUN 515), Professional Orientation and Ethics (COUN 507), Consultation, Crisis and Trauma Counseling in Schools (COUN 537).

Dr. Cameron is an active counselor educator who enjoys learning and teaching in creative and innovative ways. Dr. Cameron regularly presents at state, regional, national and international professional conferences and enjoys presenting with graduate students. She is an active member for the American Counseling Association, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and American School Counseling Association.

Areas of Expertise

Counseling, School Counseling, Social Inequality, Race/Ethnicity, Tele-mental Health

Office Hours

Section 03
1/25 - 5/07 T 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmTBD - TBD
1/25 - 5/07 F 9:00 am - 11:00 amTBD - TBD