C. Eric Jones, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology
Associate Professor Eric Jones is one of the newest members of the Regent Undergraduate Psychology faculty team. Dr. Jones holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Experimental Social Psychology from Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Jones has extensive experience in Christian education having served as an assistant professor at Palm Beach Atlantic University and an associate professor at Montreat College. He also serves as the administrative director for the Society for Christian Psychology. His research interests are in the areas of social influence. Other areas of scholarship for Dr. Jones include the Christian philosophical bases of psychology, specifically how Christian views of human nature inform the study of social behavior.
Dr. Jones spent his formative years in Knoxville Tennessee - Go Vols! He is excited to be at Regent University because "Regent is a great fit for me, a place where I can be academically rigorous and explicitly Christian in my teaching and scholarship". Eric is married to Elizabeth and they have two lively, young children. He enjoys time with his family, reading about Christian higher education, and watching college football and basketball.