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Heather Kelly

Heather Kelly

I am so blessed to be part of Evangel University! Psychology is the best major!!

Title: Professor of Psychology

Office: 3rd floor of Trask Hall in Behavioral Sciences area

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Professional Information: I have been a full time faculty member teaching psychology for 19 years - 8 years at Bethany University in Santa Cruz, CA and 7 years at Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL before coming to Evangel! I have been involved in Assemblies of God higher education my entire career. My education includes the following: PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary MA in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary MA in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary BA in Psychology from Bethany Bible College In addition, I have been a licensed psychologist since 2003 (in California and now Missouri).

Job Responsibilities: Department Chair for Behavioral and Social Sciences

Org Memberships: I am a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Christian Association of Psychological Studies (CAPS), and Christians for Biblical Equality (CBE).

Courses Taught: I teach Research, Experimental Psychology, Healthy Relationships, Intro to Psych, the Psychology of Sex, Marriage & Family, and other fun classes!

Publications: Several published research articles and psychology conference paper presentations.

Started Work: August 2014

Favorite Thing About Work: Evangel students!! and my amazing colleagues!

Originally From: Pleasanton, CA

Personal Information: I have been married to Brian Kelly since 1997. We have three amazing children; Maggie is a student at Evangel, Maguire attends Glendale high school, and Celeste is at Wilder elementary school! We serve the inner city through Embassy of Hope, an outreach of Evangel Temple. I love traveling, watching movies, reading, and gardening, plus hanging out with my kiddos when they have free time!

Other: I can be bribed with chocolate, in case you were wondering!

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