Colleen Lindecker

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
School of Psychology
Ph.D. Psychology

Dr. Lindecker has worked in higher education for the past 21 years and has taught online for the past 11 years. She owns and operates two family businesses and is a licensed realtor in Iowa. Her educational background includes a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, an M.S.E. degree in College Students Development and Administration, and a B.A. in Psychology. She has authored proposals and projects winning approximately $10 million in competitive state, federal and private grant funding. Over the years she worked as an academic dean, a graduate and undergraduate professor, a grant writer, a curriculum consultant, a realtor, and a business owner.

Courses Taught

APSY 8630 - Learning and Motivation

APSY 8760 - Educational Psychology


PhD, Capella University

MS, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

BA, Winona State University

Public Service

Opening Doors, Board of Directors - Dubuque

Awards / Honors

Faculty Research Grant, American Public University System, 2018

Faculty Research Grant, Ashford University, 2013


Lindecker, C. A. (2012). Parent Experience: When a child is diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia. . Communication Disorders Quarterly

Lindecker, C. (2013). The critical encounter: Facilitating positive parent adaptation to CAS. . The Childhood Association of Speech Association of North America. Library: Apraxia Research.