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Tina Jaeckle: Faculty and Staff

Tina Jaeckle Ph.D., LCSW, B.C.E.T.S, F.N.C.C.M
Associate Professor


Social Sciences

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Florida
  • Board Certified in Emergency Crisis Response and Bereavement Trauma
  • Diplomat, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
  • Florida Association of Hostage Negotiators
  • American Society of Criminology
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • Presented more than fifty training sessions, professional conference papers and presentations throughout Florida and the United States
  • Distinguished Service Award, Florida Sheriff’s Association
  • Advisory Board, K9s for Warriors
  • Nova Southeastern University Distinguished Alumni Award, 2010 

Professional Profile:

Tina Jaeckle presently serves as an Associate Professor and the Criminology Program Director in the Department of Social Sciences at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. Dr. Jaeckle holds a bachelor's degree in criminology and sociology from Florida Southern College, a master's degree in clinical social work from the University of Houston, a master's degree in criminal justice/behavioral sciences from Nova Southeastern University, and a doctorate in the humanities and social sciences from  the same institution.


She has presented nationally on issues of crisis/critical incidents, suicide (law enforcement/first responders), child abuse/homicide, domestic violence, mental illness, and high-conflict families. Dr. Jaeckle trains and consults with numerous public safety agencies in critical incident stress management and peer support and oversees several CISM teams. She is also board certified in emergency crisis response through the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress; an approved instructor with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation; a board member of the International College of Behavioral Sciences; a Fellow with the National Center for Crisis Management; a former visiting professor at the FBI Academy (Behavioral Science Unit/National Academy); and a member of the advisory board for k9s for Warriors in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Teaching and Related Service:

Courses taught:
  • Criminal Profiling
  • Sociology of Evil
  • Policing in Society
  • Criminalization of Mental Illness
  • Criminal Courts and Process
  • Criminology Senior Research Seminar
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Aspects of Terrorism
  • Contemporary Social Problems
  • Sex, Gender, and Society
  • Criminology
  • Human Sexuality
  • Globalization
  • Marriage and Family

Flagler faculty advisor to SCAR, Student Coalition Against Rape and Social Sciences Club