Dr. Jennifer Dyson

Dr. Jenny Dyson is an assistant professor of psychology at Sterling College. She is originally from St. John, Kan., and graduated from Sterling College in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science. Subsequently, Jenny attended Emporia State University where she earned her master’s in clinical psychology. As a graduate student at Emporia State, Jenny taught introduction to psychology and developmental psychology. After attending Emporia State, Jenny went to Wheaton College where she earned a master’s degree in general theology and a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. After graduating from Wheaton, Jenny taught as an adjunct professor in the clinical psychology doctoral program at Wheaton College. She also worked as a clinical psychologist for five years at a group practice in the Chicago suburbs called Heritage Professional Associates. Jenny enjoys teaching about the integration of psychology and Christianity, having philosophical discussions about science and faith, and having the opportunity to mentor students.  For Jenny, a highlight of the academic year is taking students to the Southwestern Psychological Association Convention.  Her students have presented at the last four conventions.

Jenny lives with her two boys: Isaac is 8-years-old and Aaron is 5-years-old.  Both attend Sterling Grade School.  For fun, Jenny loves spending time with family and friends.  She loves reminiscing and long conversations, and enjoys making new memories.  In addition, Jenny loves travel and adventure.  She can be easily coaxed into riding extreme roller coasters and waterslides.  A former college basketball player, she has been spotted playing intermurals and trying to keep up with the students.      

Education

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College
M.A. in General Theology from Wheaton College
M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Emporia State University
B.A. in Behavioral Science from Sterling College

Contact

Phone: 620-278-4333