Directory & Faculty Profiles

Terri Edwards, PhD

I am Terri Edwards and I have been with UOPX since 1999. I have a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and a Master’s degree in Teaching. I have earned two separate National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certifications. I facilitate online Social Science courses and I am a Doctoral Chair in the School of Advanced Studies. I left a professorship in the College of Education at Northeastern State University in Oklahoma, to teach ninth grade Algebra I and Special Education classes. I enjoy mentoring doctoral students at UOPX, as well as, serving on doc committees. I get to read two or three dissertations a week concerning education or psychology. My research interests are teachers’ perceptions and student teacher dispositions. My hobbies include educational activities such as being President of Delta Kappa Gamma and having workshops for teachers in my area of the state.

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 Social Sciences