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Adjunct Instructor of Sociology
School of Humanities, Education and the Arts
Adjunct Faculty
The Millard and JJ Oakley School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts Part Time and Adjunct Faculty
B.S., Middle Tennessee University
M.A., Middle Tennessee University

Dayron Deaton-Owens is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Sociology at Motlow State Community College. Dayron earned her Master’s degree in Sociology with a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from Middle Tennessee State University. Dayron earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University.

Dayron has been teaching full-time at Motlow since 2011 and joins us in her spare time. Dayron serves as an advisor for the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society and the PTK Alumni Association with Motlow. Dayron is also the Administrator for the McMinnville Tourism Development Board with the City of McMinnville. Dayron serves as the Co-chair for Leadership Warren which is a program of the McMinnville-Warren County Chamber of Commerce, were she earned the 2021 Volunteer of the Year Award. Dayron is a member of the McMinnville Young Professionals organization. Dayron enjoys spending time with her husband, Daniel, and their fur-babies and loves to travel.