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Elizabeth Donnellan holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Education and a Master of Education in School and Mental Health Psychology; she will complete a doctorate in interdisciplinary psychology in 2014. She holds
certification as a field traumatologist and has been licensed in both the
mental health and addictions fields. She has over 14 years of college teaching
experience for traditional and online universities. She has professional
experience in many clinical areas as both a direct care provider and an administrator,
including school counseling (k–12), substance abuse/addictions treatment, mental
health counseling, rape/crisis counseling, and traumatology.
Donnellan regularly presents at national conferences (including
the Society for Research in Child Development, National Association for
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), and Society for Applied Research
in Memory and Cognition) focusing on topics related to memory/learning, working
memory and substance use, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and
memory function. She has published with Prentice Hall (2006, 2007) and IGI-Global
(2014). She mentors student s interested in conducting research through the
Kaplan University Psychology Club and frequently invites them to present with
her. She has won many teaching and curriculum awards, including the University
of South Florida Provost Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in
2007. Most recently, she was invited by the leadership of NAADAC to travel to
Cuba with a delegation of mental health and addictions professionals to meet
with government officials and professionals.
Donnellan is an active member of the American Psychological
Association, the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors,
and the Society for Research in Child Development. She currently serves as an associate
editor for the International Journal of
Technologies and Educational Marketing. Donnellan has been a full-time
member of Kaplan University since 2004.
Che BaysingerFaculty, Communication
Juliet BradleyFaculty, Human Services
Edward CumellaFaculty, Psychology
Elizabeth DonnellanFaculty, Psychology
Harla FrankFaculty, Psychology
Dina KroisFaculty, Public Administration
Kelsey M. Latimer, PhDFaculty, Psychology
Dr. Christina MigliaraDepartment Chair, Psychology
Melissa MillerFaculty, Educational Studies
Albert (Rick) ScherryFaculty, Psychology
Dr. Dee StrbiakFaculty, Psychology
Lisa WrightFaculty, Early Childhood Education
Karen YarberFaculty, Psychology
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