College of Health, Human Services & Science
Biography"I love working with students and helping to make a difference in someone’s life."
Dr. Joseph Belcher is an Assistant Professor and the Behavioral Sciences Department Chair in Ashford’s College of Health, Human Services, and Science, where he teaches undergraduate psychology courses such as Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, and the Capstone course. He holds his PhD and MS in Psychology from Capella University and a BS with a double major in Ministry and Theology from Mid-America Christian Ministry. Over most of the past two decades, his educational and practical experience has allowed him the opportunity to serve in various capacities such as pastoral ministry (ten years), counseling, teaching, and administration. “For the past seven years, I have had the privilege of working and teaching at the university level. I have enjoyed and learned from every class. I love working with students and helping to make a difference in someone’s life.” Dr. Belcher was born in Warren, MI, reared in Kentucky, and currently lives in Virginia. He has been married for over two decades and has one son. In his spare time he enjoys movies, spending time with his family, and trying to learn guitar.