Directory & Faculty Profiles

Jacquelyn Kelly, PhD

Dr. Kelly is currently the Associate Dean of Instruction for Research and Dissertation in the School of Advanced Studies. She has an undergraduate degree in physics and chemistry, a masters in materials science and engineering, and a PhD in science education. Dr. Kelly taught high school physics and was the STEM Education Director for Maricopa County. Her research focuses on cognition, academic language acquisition, and persistence in science and engineering education.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


Associate Faculty
Committee Member
Associate Dean of Instruction
Primary College or School: 
College of Doctoral Studies