Dr. Nicole Hamilton is a Core Faculty member and Coordinator in the Human Services program. She holds a Ph.D. in General Psychology specializing in Child and Adolescent Development from Capella University, a Master's of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from the Our Lady of the Lake University and a Master’s of Science degree in Early Childhood Studies with a specialization in Administration, Management, and Leadership from Walden University, and a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has taught both undergraduate and graduate psychology and human services courses since 2004 and has been faculty at Walden University since 2015. Dr. Hamilton's primary areas of research are; divorce, suicide prevention, addiction, ACES, parenting, sibling relationships, and developmental growth in general.
HUMN 6150/8150 - Helping Indiv, Org, and Comm
HUMN 6011 - Inte & Case Mgmt in Hum & Soc
RSCH 8110 - Research Theory
RSCH 8200/8210 - Quant Reasoning and Analysis
HUMN 8207 - Grant Writing
HUMN 9001 - Dissertation
BA, University of Texas at San Antonio
MS, Our Lady of the Lake University
PhD, Capella University
Awards / Honors
Certificate of Recognition for Course Lead Excellence, Walden University , 2014
Recipient of the Best Paper Award in Academic Research, , 2009
Recipient of the Facilitator of the Year Award , , 2004
Honors Society, San Antonio College, 2003
Hamilton, N. (2011). A quantitative study of the timing of parental divorce on the academic achievement for traditional-aged college students.
Hamilton, N. (2009). Factors influencing the impact of parental divorce in childhood and adolescent on academic achievement of traditional-aged college students: A literature review..
Hamilton, N., Roginsky, B. (2014). The effects of types of parenting on adult sibling relationships. Kaplan University
Hamilton, N. (2013). Volunteering: Graduate internships and practicums. Kaplan University
Carr-Jordan, E., Hamilton, N. (2013). The role of addiction in academic success.
Carr-Jordan, E., Hamilton, N. (2013). Addiction and academic success: The role previous and current addiction plays in student achievement in an addiction specialization program. American Psychological Association
Hamilton, N. (2012). Strategies for working with children.
Hamilton, N. (2009). Factors Influencing the Impact of Parental Divorce in Childhood and Adolescent on Academic Achievement of Traditional-Aged College Students: A Literature Review.