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Felicia Wilson, Ph.D

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    Felicia Wilson, Ph.D

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Wilson has earned several degrees: Ph.D., Human Services with a concentration in Social Work and Community Services from Capella University, Master of Social Work degree from Florida State University, Master of Business Administration from Saint Leo University, and Bachelor of Social Work degree from Alabama State University. She is a licensed master social worker in the state of Georgia. She also holds a certificate in Contemporary Theory in Addictive Behavior and is a Certified Professional Life Coach. Before her arrival at Saint Leo University, she worked in nursing homes as an assistant administrator/director of social services, as a therapist with abused children who were victims of sexual exploitation, and as a director of customer services with a healthcare technology company.

    Dr. Wilson has over 20 years of social work experience.Dr. Wilson has written numerous articles and has a strong presentation repertoire. She served as the secretary for the Southern Organization of Human Services. Also, she is a member of Pi Gamma Mu honor society and is affiliated with the National Organization of Human Services, Southern Organization of Human Services, National Association of Social Workers, and National Organization of Social Workers-Ga chapter. Her research interests include job burnout antecedents and prevention, elder caregiving, teaching pedagogy, student engagement, anger management, and domestic violence.


    • Doctor of Philosophy, specialization in Human Services 2009, Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Master of Social Work 1999, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
    • Master of Business Administration, concentration Marketing 2017 Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida
    • Bachelor of Social Work (cum laude) 1998 Alabama State University, Montgomery, Alabama
    • Certificate, Contemporary Theory in Addictive Behaviors 2014 Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Courses Taught

    • HUS 121 Introduction to Human Services
    • HUS 335 Interpersonal Helping Skills
    • HUS 340 Groups Skills for the Human Services
    • HUS 345 Social Policy for the Human Services
    • HUS 410 Human Services Administration
    • HUS 423 Field Placement III Module I
    • HUS 424 Field Placement III Module II
    • HUS 498 Senior Seminar
    • HUS 311 Methods of Social Research I: Quantitative Methods
    • HUS 312 Methods of Social Research II: Qualitative Methods
    • SSC/CRM 328 Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior
    • HUS 510 Legal and Ethics in Human Services
    • HUS 550 Advocacy & Policy
    • HUS 565 Marketing in Human Services
    • HUS 542 Management of Child Welfare Agencies
    • HUS 522 Administration of Aging Programs