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Melinda Dukes

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs /
Professor of Psychology

Office: Gray 214
Ext.: 5284
P.O. Box: 5043
Email: mdukes@tusculum.edu

Melinda Dukes is a professor of psychology at Tusculum College where she teaches Psychology 200, Developmental Psychology; Psychology 305, Educational Psychology; Psychology 331, Introduction to Behavior Change Techniques; Psychology 335, Introduction to Psychotherapy and Counseling, Psychology 400, Senior Seminar; and Psychology 490, Psychology Internship.

Dr. Dukes has been teaching at Tusculum since 1989 and was awarded the Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership award in 2001. She has a variety of interests including community based research approaches for working with homelessness and poverty as well as the assessment of citizenship and social engagement characteristics.


B.A., Education, Clemson University, 1980
Ph.D., Psychology, University of Tennessee, 1987

Professional Affiliations

American Psychological Association
Southeastern Psychological Association