Meet the Psychology Professors
Richard Beck (PhD) is professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Abilene Christian University where he has received multiple teaching awards, including ACU Teacher of the Year. Outside of the classroom, Richard is a sought after speaker and an award-winning blogger and author. He is an elder and adult faith Bible class teacher at his church and leads a weekly Bible class for fifty inmates at the maximum security French Robertson unit.
Rachel Riley (MS) is an associate college professor in the Department of Psychology at Abilene Christian University. A speaker at campus wide events and national Christian conferences, Rachel is an active advocate for marginalized populations both on and off campus, including foster families served by the Texas Dept. of Family Protective Services and ACU’s Black Students Union. Additionally, she mentors students through her local church’s college ministry.