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Auslyn Nieto, PhD

Auslyn has more than thirty years experience in vocational rehabilitation counseling, including self-employment within the workers compensation system and writing grants and managing federally funded employment and training programs within the nonprofit sector. She is currently Dissertation Chair at UoPX, and has been facilitating online classes in World Religions, Race and Ethnicity, and Introduction to University Studies since 2005. Certified Advanced Facilitator. Auslyn’s educational background includes a B.A. in French and Spanish from Fordham University, an M.A. in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from New York University, and a Ph.D. in Higher Educational Administration from Capella University. Auslyn is bilingual in English and Spanish. Her hobbbies include reading, gardening, and interior design. Currently as CEITR fellow, Dr. Nieto is working on the study of: Essential E-mentors’ Characteristics for Mentoring Online Doctoral Dissertations: Faculty Views.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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College of Doctoral Studies