Jimmy MiddlebrookEducation

PhD, University of Georgia; MS, University of Georgia

Research Interests

Predictors of student success; identifying learning styles; effective leadership; clinical child psychology; parenting; attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); learning disabilities.


Dr. Jimmy L. Middlebrook is the associate dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies at Walden University. Dr. Middlebrook joined Walden University as the Program Director for the BS in Psychology program and in 2010 he took on the additional responsibility of the BS in Forensic Psychology program. Prior to joining Walden, he served as lead faculty in the Psychology Department as well as Chair of the Student Success Department at American Intercontinental University. He has held previous faculty appointments at the Keller Graduate School of Management and Emory University School of Medicine Residency Program.

A licensed psychologist, Dr. Middlebrook has maintained a private practice for more than 15 years, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of emotional, behavioral, and learning problems of children with an emphasis in ADHD and learning disabilities. He has delivered over 200 presentations to public and professional audiences and has published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Moreover, he has won numerous leadership awards from the American Psychological Association as well as the Georgia Psychological Association.