For eight years Dr. Jacquot taught English on the secondary and undergraduate levels. Later, she taught psychology for five years and continues as an English and psychology professor at Strayer University. An exceptional professor, she has received awards for teaching and has conducted In-service Professor Trainings at ITT Technical Institute and Mountain View College. In regard to writing curricula, Dr. Jacquot wrote for the University of Texas at Arlington (Psychology of Cultural and Gender Diversity and Introduction to Women’s Studies) and for Strayer University (Research Methods for the Social Sciences and ELL Language Skills Workshop) and has also consulted on curricula for Strayer University. She serves as a Faculty Development Specialist mentoring new and veteran faculty and as a Subject Matter Expert at Strayer. Dr. Jacquot also consults for OpenStax College publications and is a guest lecturer at the University of Texas at Arlington and several Dallas community colleges.
Dr. Jacquot implements an androgynous methodology of teaching in which she focuses on the student. Specifically, she uses strategies to engage students in class, to encourage critical thinking, and to facilitate active learning.
Graduate Teacher of the Year - 2008 Creative Presentations Award - 2002 Outstanding Undergraduate Student - 1984
Dr. Colette Jacquot earned her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington. She also earned two master’s degrees: Experimental Psychology and Personnel Services. Her research interests include women’s studies, gender differences, sexism, and prejudice. She is published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, The Psychiatric Times, Journal of Language and Social Psychology, and the Encyclopedia of Gender and Society and has presented her research at the Southeast Society for Social Psychologists Conference.
While working in corporate America for 15 years, Dr. Jacquot excelled in marketing, sales, and customer service. In her business career, Dr. Jacquot earned awards for top salesperson, outstanding employee, and creativity. As a community leader, Dr. Jacquot was the Board Vice President for Jasper's Domestic Violence Task Force and assisted with the opening of its Visitation Center. Eliminating family violence is one of her passions; thus, she also served as the Fundraising Chair for Cherokee County’s Family Violence Center and designed its monthly newsletter. Training speakers as a Speakers’ Bureau member, Dr. Jacquot volunteered for Enlight Atlanta, a non-profit social services organization. She also led the Board as Chair for Compeer Advocacy. As Volunteer Director, she enjoyed assisting the MDA, United Way, and American Heart Association in Canton, Georgia. Additionally, Dr. Jacquot served on the board for Dallas County Community College’s American Association for Women in Community Colleges and volunteered as a steering committee member for UTA’s “Expanding Your Horizons” annual event for female 6th to 8th graders.