Jacob Glazier, Ph.D.

General Biography

Jacob W. Glazier, PhD, LPC, NCC, has a doctorate degree in Psychology: Consciousness and Society from the University of West Georgia. He has his Master of Science in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree from Western Illinois University and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Psychology degree from Augustana College. Currently, Dr. Glazier holds an Assistant Professor of Psychology appointment in the Department of Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology at the University of West Georgia. He is also periodically an online Adjunct Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University. His research tends towards a transdisciplinary approach via theoretical and philosophical models and includes subjects like critical theory, embodiment, and desire as well as their relation to praxis and clinical practice. He also provides therapy services online. His work has been published in academic journals that include Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society, Subjectivity, Mortality, Critical Horizons, Rhizomes, Journal for Cultural Research, and others.

You may find additional information and media by visiting my website: https://www.jacobwglazier.com/

My newest book collected contributions on the intersection of paranormal studies and critical theory: Paranormal Ruptures: Critical Approaches to Exceptional Experiences.

I have also authored Arts of Subjectivity: A New Animism for the Post-Media Era under Bloomsbury Publishing.

In addition, I am the co-editor of the tri-yearly publication Mindfield: The Bulletin of the Parapsychological Association continuing the legacy of parapsychological research at the University of West Georgia.

I was the Program Chair for the 65th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. I am co-coordinator of the annual Bill Roll Lecture sponsored by the psychology program and Ingram Library's Special Collections.

You can also find me on LinkedIn and on Twitter.

  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Augustana College, 2008
  • M.S., Master of Science in Education, Western Illinois University, 2011
  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology: Consciousness and Society, University of West Georgia, 2018

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Fall 2017 Sections

  • PSYC-3150 (Abnormal Psychology) Section: E03
  • PSYC-3150 (Abnormal Psychology) Section: E04

Spring 2017 Sections

  • PSYC-3150 (Abnormal Psychology) Section: E01
  • PSYC-3150 (Abnormal Psychology) Section: E02

Fall 2016 Sections

  • PSYC-3010 (Human Growth and Development) Section: E02
  • PSYC-3010 (Human Growth and Development) Section: E01

Spring 2016 Sections

  • PSYC-3010 (Human Growth and Development) Section: E02
  • PSYC-3010 (Human Growth and Development) Section: E01

Fall 2015 Sections

  • PSYC-3010 (Human Growth and Development) Section: E01

Spring 2015 Sections

  • PSYC-3010 (Human Growth and Development) Section: E03

Glazier, J. W. (Ed.) (2023, September). Paranormal ruptures: Critical approaches to exceptional experiences. Beyond The Fray Publishing. [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2022, December). Feminism at the forefront: A critical approach to exceptional experiences. Journal of Anomalistics, 22(2), 427-446. http://dx.doi.org/10.23793/zfa.2022.427 [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2022, December). The last god: Lightning of turning in late Heidegger. Journal for Cultural Research, 26(3), 320-331. https://doi.org/10.1080/14797585.2022.2154936 [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2022). Clean, death, revolt: Sensual politics during quarantine. Awry: Journal of Critical Psychology, 3(1), 188-198. https://awryjcp.com/index.php/awry/article/view/49/24 [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2021). Trickster theory: Feminism, animism, and post-colonialism. In R. Evrard, A. Ventola, & N. Koumartzis (Eds.), Mindfield: The bulletin of the Parapsychological Association, 13(1), 22-27. [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2021, January). Here lies… Hermetics, psychoanalysis, and ethnocentrism: Using Abraham and Torok to help explain the rise of reactionary social groups. Psychotherapy and Politics International. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppi.1575 [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2020, October). The paranoia of popular culture: Lacanian psychoanalysis and music videos. The Popular Culture Studies Journal, 8(2.5). [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2020). Arts of subjectivity: A new animism for the post-media era. Bloomsbury Publishing. https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/arts-of-subjectivity-a-new-animism-for-the-post-media-era-9781350085824/ [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2019, August). Piercing the veil with the trickster. In J. Hunter (Ed.), Greening the paranormal: Exploring the ecology of extraordinary experience (pp. 99-108). White Crow Books. [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. & Beck, T. (2019). A critical approach to abnormality. In R. K. Beshara (Ed.), A critical introduction to psychology (pp. 233-260). Nova Science Publishers, Inc. [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2019). Spiritual practices in the deep south: Queer theory and the African diaspora. In K. Strunk (Ed.), Queering spirituality and community in the deep south. Information Age Publishing.

Evrard, R., Toutain, C., Glazier, J. W., & Le Maléfan, P. (2018, October). The energy of despair: Do near-death experiences have an evolutionary value? Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1037/cns0000166 [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. & Beck, T. (2018, August). Apocalypse, language, temporality: An alien encounter in Ted Chiang’s “Story of Your Life”. Subjectivity, 11(3), 267-284. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41286-018-0053-2 [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2018, April). Tricking posthumanism: From Deleuze to (Lacan) to Haraway. Critical Horizons: A Journal of Philosophy and Social Theory, 19(2), 173-185. https://doi.org/10.1080/14409917.2018.1453299 [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2017, June). Derrida and messianic subjectivity: A hauntology of revealability. Journal for Cultural Research, 21(3), 241-256. https://doi.org/10.1080/14797585.2017.1338600 [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. (2016, December). Lacan, psi and the trickster: A psychoanalysis of parapsychology. Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 16(2), 163-193. [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W. & Roberts, J. L. (2015, August). Lacan in drag: The apotheosis of sexual difference. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society, 20(3), 267-283. https://doi.org/10.1057/pcs.2015.45 [View Publication External Resource]

Glazier, J. W., Beck. T., & Simmonds-Moore, C. (2015, June). A phenomenological analysis of the relationship between grief, emotional crisis and anomalous experiences. Mortality, 20(3), 248-262. https://doi.org/10.1080/13576275.2015.1015116 [View Publication External Resource]