Author & Speaker
Whether through her presentations, workshops, media appearances, blog posts, or 20+ academic publications, Roxanne Donovan seeks to foster well-being in marginalized groups, particularly women of color. Her current projects include co-authoring two books on social justice education and facilitating annual professional wellness retreats for women of color faculty.
Roxanne Donovan is Professor of Psychology at Kennesaw State University, jointly appointed in the Departments of Psychological Science and Interdisciplinary Studies. An educator for over 15 years, she is passionate about teaching courses that intersect psychology, Black studies, and gender studies, such as Black Women's Health, Black Feminisms, Psychology of Gender, and Psychology of Prejudice and Privilege.
Dr. Donovan is a licensed psychologist in Georgia and co-founder of WellAcademic, an educational resource for scholars interested in achieving sustained productivity alongside sustained health. Through WellAcademic, she coaches a small number of faculty each semester and, in the summer, facilitates Focus Fridays, brief accountability work sessions that promote goal-achievement. She doesn't have a psychotherapy practice currently.