Andy Tix is a member of the faculty in the Department of Psychology at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota. He completed his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Minnesota and his B.S. in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Tix is nationally known for his work in the psychology of religion and spirituality, and his research has been published in some of Psychology’s most prestigious academic journals. He has been awarded the Exemplary Paper Award in Humility Theology from the John Templeton Foundation and co-authored the most often cited article in 60-year history of the Journal of Counseling Psychology. He has been been awarded the “Distinguished Faculty Award” from his college and named an “Outstanding Educator” by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. He also writes a blog for Psychology Today: The Pursuit of Peace.
Andy lives with his wife, Amy, and two children, Ellie and Annika, in Hastings, Minnesota.