Dr. Shauna Nefos Webb holds a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and film studies from Messiah University (2004), a Master of Education in college student affairs from Azusa Pacific University (2008), and a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from The University of Georgia (2015). She is a nationally certified counselor. Nefos Webb teaches a wide variety of courses in the counseling program, including Cultural Diversity, Theory and Practice of Counseling, Career Counseling, Counseling for Grief and Loss, and Creative and Expressive Arts in Counseling, She also teaches Helping Skills and Adolescent Development at the undergraduate level. In addition to teaching, Nefos Webb serves on several committees at Milligan and in national professional organizations. She is part of the ethics sub-committee for the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD). Nefos Webb has presented locally, regionally, and nationally on her research about the experience of athletes in various college environments, as well as being a white ally and co-conspirator for racial justice. Outside the classroom, she enjoys educating other about consent and how to work to end sexual violence, in addition to promoting anti-racism in oneself and the community. Her other areas of expertise include intercultural and social justice competence and advocacy, healing from grief and loss, and use of creative arts in counseling practice.
Nefos Webb’s work extends to the community. She is active at her church, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, in Bristol, VA, and serves as an appointed member of the Community Development Advisory Council for the City of Bristol, TN. Her favorite mental health improvement strategies are gardening, hiking, practicing yoga, and creating art. She lives in Bristol, TN with her partner Michael, son James, and dog Teddy.