Roxanne A. Donovan, PhD

Roxanne A. Donovan, PhD, is Professor of Psychology jointly appointed in the Departments of Psychological Science (PSYC) and Interdisciplinary Studies (ISD). She earned a PhD and MA in Clinical Psychology and a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies from the University of Connecticut, a BA in Psychology from Rutgers University, and a BBA in Marketing from the University of Miami. 

As a Black feminist scholar, Dr. Donovan is passionate about teaching courses that intersect psychology, Black studies, and gender studies, such as Psychology of Gender, Black Women's Health, The Black Woman, and Black Feminisms.

Dr. Donovan’s scholarship centers on themes of inclusion, diversity, and equity. She has written extensively on how the intersections of socio-structural variables such as gender and race impact the well-being of Black women and other people of color. Her current projects include co-authoring works on ally development, social justice education, and social justice parenting. 

Dr. Donovan is a licensed psychologist in Georgia. She provides consultation, training, and media commentary nationally and locally on topics related to mental health, stress, diversity, and social justice.