Faculty

Michael J. Donahue, Ph.D.

Director of Research Training/Associate Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Purdue University
B.S., Loyola University of Chicago
mdonahue@ipsciences.edu, 703.416.1441 x. 105

Dr. Donahue is an Associate Professor and Director of Research Training at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences. He earned both an M.S. (1978) and a Ph. D. (1981) in Social Psychology at Purdue University. He spent 11 years working at Search Institute, which researches developmental assets for young people. While there, he was lead researcher on one of the first abstinence-promoting sexuality curricula and worked on projects examining religious education in a variety of denominations.

Dr. Donahue¬†has been at IPS since 2005, where he teaches Research Design, Statistics, Cognitive Psychology, and Psychology of Religion. Dr. Donahue’s primary research interest is psychology of religion. He has recently served two terms as secretary of Division 36: Psychology of Religion of the American Psychological Association.

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