Augustus E. Jordan

Augustus E. Jordan is Acting Dean of the College at Middlebury College, Assistant Professor of Psychology, and Director of the Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious life.  As Dean of the College, Dr. Jordan administers the Student Life division of the College and oversees a variety of departments and programs on campus that work to enrich the intellectual and personal development of students.  In addition, Dean Jordan is Director of the Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life, which sponsors programs for the College community across a wide spectrum of religious, spiritual, and ethical concerns.  Dean Jordan has been at Middlebury since 1996.  He is a licensed psychologist in the State of Vermont, and teaches clinically oriented courses in the Department of Psychology.  He has published on topics ranging from academic dishonesty to professional ethics to family structure and its relation to depression in children.  He received his BA in psychology from Emory University, his MDiv from Yale University, and his PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Notre Dame.  He and his wife Laurel, who serves as Chaplain of the College, have been married for 27 years.  They have three children, ages 25, 22, and 17.

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