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Jason McCoy

Instructor, Psychology Department: Social and Behavioral Sciences/Psychology General Administration 129
Wilmington Campus
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Mr. McCoy is a full-time faculty member in the Social Sciences department. He started his career in 2000 teaching General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and Behavior Modification. Throughout his career, Jason has dedicated himself to life-long learning and perpetual self renewal. He holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Lander University in Greenwood, SC and a Masters in Psychology from Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia. Today, Mr. McCoy teaches many of the same classes including General Psychology, but also offers classes in Developmental Psychology and Human Sexuality.


  • Associate of Arts (A.A.), Piedmont Technical College
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Psychology, Lander University
  • Masters of Science (M.S.) Psychology, Augusta State University
  • Master of Art (M.A.) Liberal Studies, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Awards and Publications

Teaching Neuroscience
Principle Investigator: Jason McCoy
Co-Investigator: Dr. Larolyn Zylicz
Funding Source: Cape Fear Community College Foundation
Amount Awarded: $1,000.00
Grant Period: Spring 2020
Backyard Brain: Do-It-Yourself-Neuroscience Toolkit

  • McCoy, J. (2019). Invited Guest. Psychology Digital Symposium. Austin, TX.
  • WECT News. Turn off your phone and connect with people for the National Day of Unplugging [Videofile]. (2019, March 1). Retrieved from
  • Laferrera, A.J. (Host), Feist, G., McCoy, J. & Alvarado, B., (Guests). (2019, February 8). Insight Into Teaching Psychology: Sensation and Perception {Audio podcast]. Retrieved from
  • Co-Author (2017) Essentials of Life-Span Development, 4/e Instructor’s Manual.
  • Laferrera, A.J. (Host), King, L., McCoy, J. & Butler, J. (Guests).  (2017, June 23). Insight Into Teaching Psychology: Research Methods [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from
  • Topolski, R., Weaver, J. N., Martin, Z., McCoy, J. (2013). Choosing Between the Emotional Dog and the Rational Pal: A Moral Dilemma with a Tail. Anthrozoos, 26 (2), 253 – 263. Abstract available from
  • McCoy, J. (2012) Instructor’s Media Guide to accompany Human Sexuality 4/e. Sinauer Publishers.