Greg Nix

MSW Candidate
Graduate Assistant
Greg Nix

Greg Nix was born in Albuquerque, NM and raised in Atlanta, GA. He graduated with a BA in Psychology from the Gustavus Aldolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota and began field work as an AmeriCorps VISTA Supervisor. Greg transitioned to a short-term shelter for foster and delinquent youth and accepted a contract position with Arizona Department of Children, Youth and Families in the Flagstaff Investigation Unit where he later transferred to the Cottonwood office in their Reunification Department. Greg also did a brief stint as a News Reporter for Sedona Red Rock News before returning home to serve as a Juvenile Probation Officer with Dekalb County in the Atlanta Metropolitan Region.

Research interests include: Aging out foster youth and transitional policies; Human trafficking; Case management practices (to be in accordance with the Congressional Law Adopt Safe Families of 1997); CPS worker welfare