Assistant Professor of Education/Co-Coordinator for the PDS Program
Phone: ext. 2559

Academic Accomplishments

  • Bachelor of Arts in History Education, William Paterson College
  • Master of Arts in Educational Psychology, Montclair State College
  • Master of Arts in Administration and Supervision, Montclair State College
  • D. in Administration and Supervision, Seton Hall University


Dr. Eric Nixon taught adjudicated delinquent adolescents for three-and-a-half years, worked for seven years as a Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant on the Hackettstown, New Jersey public school district’s child study team, and for twenty years was a Director of Special Services in the Garfield and Rockaway Township, New Jersey public school districts.

Since April 2003 Dr. Nixon has served as a special education due process panel member for the Delaware Department of Education.

Dr. Nixon joined the Centenary faculty in September 2007. He has taught courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, including Current Issues and Trends in Special Education, Psychology of High and Low Incidence Exceptionalities, and Assistive Technology.