About Me

Teaching for over 20 years in 3 different departments Mr. Avera has dedicated his life to helping students grow academically, personally, and professionally. He was a former director at a large social service agency, facilitated over a 1,000 small groups and trained numerous community organizations in the field of domestic violence and mental health. His research interests are in positive psychology, resilience, identity formation, and the intersection of Eastern & Western thought.

Classes I Teach

Fall 2023

26461PSYC 103ZGeneral Psychology

Summer 2023

00908PSYC 101ZGeneral Psychology

Faculty Info

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Joshua Avera
Part-Time Faculty Instructor

Communications Studies




  • M.A. Psychology
  • M.A. Communication
  • M.A. Philosophy

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