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John "Kevin" DeFord


Associate Professor of Psychology


School of Behavioral and Health Sciences

Office Location:

Bristol Campus: Bristol Hall 212

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This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
William Lyon Phelps

Makin' their way
The only way they know how
That's just a little bit more
Than the law will allow.
Waylon Jennings


Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, University of Louisville, Louisville , KY

M.A., Psychological Science, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN, 

B.A., Academic Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Courses recently taught

NURS 7005 LECT Applied Statistics for Evidence Based Practice
PSYC 1520 LECT General Psychology
PSYC 2480 LECT Social Psychology
PSYC 2500 LECT Statistics for the Social Sciences
PSYC 3040 LECT Cognitive Psychology
PSYC 3100 LECT Statistics for Social Sciences
PSYC 3120 LECT Individual Research Project
PSYC 3150 LECT Research Methods & Measurement
PSYC 3200 LECT Individual Research Project