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Jennifer Jordan Hamson-Utley, PhD, ATC, LAT

Jordan is an Associate Professor and Program Director of Master's of Health Science in Athletic Training at the University of St. Augustine (Austin, Texas, San Marcos, California, St. Augustine, Florida), where she continues her research on the use of psychosocial strategies to augment the injury rehabilitation process. Dr. Hamson-Utley is a certified athletic trainer (ATC) who gained her PhD in Experimental Psychology where she implemented various cognitive interventions with athletes rehabilitating from sport-injury. She has worked with athletes from all levels, including the United States men’s and women’s soccer teams and Olympic athletes at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and the Pan Am Games in Santo Domingo (2003). She is currently a School for Advanced Studies Dissertation Chair who is accepting current students. Her current areas of research are educational pedagogies surrounding use of cutting-edge technologies and the use of technologies in care of athletes post-injury.

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-


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College of Doctoral Studies