Dr. Deidre Ann Tyler is a sociologist and motivational speaker. She is a native of Vicksburg, Mississippi–specifically the Marcus Bottom Community. She received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Mississippi College; her Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Mississippi; and her doctorate from Mississippi State University in 1993. She received another Masters degree in Instructional Technology from Utah State University.

Dr. Tyler teaches sociology at Salt Lake City Community College and is also a certified personal fitness trainer. Dr. Tyler practiced what she preaches–that is total abstinence before marriage. Dr. Tyler lives in Salt Lake City, Utah and is available to speak to groups about boundary setting.


“Working with Christian Living Books was truly a pleasure. They are able to guide a new author through the process in a fast and efficient manner. I am so pleased with my book, A Woman’s Guide to Setting Boundaries. This is definitely an organization that is on the move.” -Dr. Deidre Ann Tyler