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Jackie Spivey 

Lipscomb Online

Lead Faculty, Undergraduate Psychology


Dr. Jaclyn Spivey is originally from Las Vegas, NV. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Loyola University New Orleans and a Ph.D. in Psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience) from the University of Texas at Austin. She has been teaching in Christian higher education since 2012 and joined Lipscomb’s faculty in 2019. She currently serves as the lead psychology faculty for Lipscomb Online.

Dr. Spivey divides her time between the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Lipscomb Online. She teaches a variety of courses for both the on-ground undergraduate psychology program and Lipscomb Online psychology program. In addition, she also has taught courses for the graduate Sustainability program, the Lipscomb LIFE program, and Pre-College Summer Programs.

She and her husband Tim have two school-age children, and are so excited to be living and working in Nashville!

Academic Degrees

B.A., Psychology. (2002) Loyola University New Orleans

Ph.D., Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience (2008) University of Texas at Austin

Academic Department

Psychology, Counseling, and Family ScienceLipscomb Online