Faculty Profile


Ebony Blackmon Humphrey

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Phone: 206-281-2235
Office: SHS 123

Education: BS, Central Michigan University, 2005; BSN, Michigan State University College of Nursing; DNP, Washington State University, 2018. At SPU since 2020.

Ebony joins Seattle Pacific University as a full-time nursing faculty member after spending time in clinical practice caring for acute adults as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Her primary focus aside from acute adults is women with perinatal mood and co-occurring substance use disorders. As a Nurse Practitioner, her experience in Mental Health is vast. She has worked in major markets, such as Dallas, Detroit, and Seattle as a Psychiatric Nurse. Her work within these markets has enriched her understanding concerning the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Ms. Blackmon Humphrey's lifetime mission is to see communities restored.   To achieve this mission, she has consulted with local governments while residing in Green Bay, Wisconsin to travelling internationally as a keynote speaker promoting mental health initiatives. She is a Ronald E McNair Scholar and a recipient of the 2017 Louis Price Spratlen Foundation Scholarship. 

Ebony's doctoral preparation was centered on Patient Centered Care and Spiritual Competence in Treating Chronic Mental Illness (2018), in addition to her research as a McNair Scholar which was centered on the Analysis of Clinical and Environmental Pathogenic Microorganisms in their causative relationship to the development of Cystic Fibrosis (2005).   

As a passionate nurse educator, she looks to bring enthusiasm and a heart filled with passion for the field of nursing to inspire the next generation of nurses to become agents of change. Ms. Ebony Blackmon Humphrey teaches undergraduate nursing in the Lydia Green Nursing Program.


Inside of the Locker Room: A Journey of Faith and the Power of Prayer, Creation House (2011)

Why I Teach at SPU

Ebony Blackmon Humphrey, Assistant Professor of Nursing

“At SPU, I get to live out a deeply embedded passion concerning my love for people. I consider it a rare privilege to have the grace of the Lord open up such a prestigious opportunity to reveal His Kingdom to one student at a time.”