Dr. Delila Owens

Dr. Delila Owens

Title: Associate Professor
Office: Chima 115
Phone: 330-972-8635
Email: dowens1@uakron.edu
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Dr. Delila Owens is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the School Counseling program. Her primary areas of research include school counseling, multicultural counseling and urban education. She has authored or co-authored over 40 refereed journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Owens is President-Elect of the Ohio Counselors for Social Justice. She has been extensively involved in the counseling profession. She has served as president of North Central ACES. NCACES is regional association of the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision. NCACES members represent 13 states in the Midwest, ex-officio member Counselors for Social Justice, chaired the American Counseling Association’s research and knowledge committee, has served on ACA’s public knowledge and support committee and Akron Public School’s school counselor advisory board. She is a member of several journal editorial boards. She is also a member of the Kohl Family YMCA advisory board.


Ph.D., Michigan State University, Counselor Education

M.A., Central Michigan University, Counseling

B.S.W., Ferris State University, Social Work


Licensed Professional School Counselor, Ohio