Professor Tiffany Daniels graduated from Ball State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2003 and earned a master’s degree in psychology with a specialization in counseling from the University of Florida (UF) in 2005. While at UF, Prof. Daniels provided therapeutic services to college students coping with a variety of mental health concerns including stress, test anxiety, relationship challenges, and substance use/abuse. During that time, she also developed a passion for teaching, and has since devoted her career to higher education.

For over 15 years, Prof. Daniels has served as both a part-time and full-time instructor at several prestigious colleges and universities, winning the Valencia College Faculty Association Award for Excellence in Teaching, Counseling, and Librarianship in 2016 and the Seminole State Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in 2018. She has achieved over 200 hours of professional development related to education, having maintained her Associate Faculty status and earning both Active Learning and Digital Professor certificates from Valencia College. She has also served as a subject matter expert and faculty mentor for over 10 years at Southern New Hampshire University, providing leadership and guidance to ensure high quality online course facilitation.

Aside from counseling and teaching, her research focus has included topics related to women’s mental health, LGBT issues, motivation/emotion, memory, and early childhood development. She has served as an undergraduate research mentor and collaborated with both undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants to positively influence the field of psychology and next generation of educators. She has been an adjunct instructor at the University of Central Florida (UCF) since 2022 and looks forward to many productive and fulfilling years to come.

Courses Taught at UCF:

  • PSY 2012 General Psychology
  • SOP 2772 Sexual Behavior
  • CLP 3143 Psychopathology

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