Dana Donohue, PhD
BA 2005 Georgia State University
PhD 2010 Georgia State University
2011-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Dana Donohue is a developmental psychologist who earned her PhD from Georgia State University and spent two years working as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. She is currently working on projects that examine how cultural values affect college students’ outcomes like achievement, motivation for learning, and happiness.
- Multicultural Developmental Processes
- Risk and Resilience Factors for Children from Disadvantaged Backgrounds
- Education and Academic Achievement
- Donohue, D.K. Culture, cognition, and college: How do cultural values and theories of intelligence predict students’ intrinsic value for learning? Journal of Culture and Values in Education.
- Donohue, D.K. (2020). Religiosity and Multicultural Experiences Predict Cultural Values in College Students. Current Psychology, DOI: 10.1007/s12144-019-00590-6
- van der Merwe, C., Bornman, J., Donohue, D.K., & Harty, M. (2016). The attitudes of typically developing adolescents to their sibling with ASD. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 64(1), DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajcd.v64i1.184
- Bornman, J., Donohue, D.K., Mare, N., & Dada, S. (2016). Comparing two response modes in a mathematics test for learners with severe physical disabilities: A South African example. International Journal of Educational Sciences, 16(4), 1-2.
- Donohue, D.K., & Bornman, J. (2014). South African teachers’ attitudes toward the inclusion of learners with different abilities in mainstream classrooms. International Journal of Disability, Development, and Education.. DOI: 10.1080/1034912X.2014.985638
- Donohue, D. K., Bornman, J. & Granlund, M. (2014). Examining the rights of children with intellectual disabilities in South Africa: Children’s perspectives. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities.
- Nilsson, S., Bjorkman, B., Almqvist, A., Almqvist, L., Bjork-Willen, P., Donohue, D. K., Enskar, K., Granlund, M., Huus, K. & Hvit, S. (2013). Children’s voices – Differentiating a child perspective from a child’s perspective. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. ISSN: 1751-8423 (print), 1751-8431 (electronic).
- Bornman, J. & Donohue, D. K. (2013). South African teachers’ attitudes toward learners with barriers to learning: ADHD and LNFS. International Journal of Disability, Development, & Education, 60(2), 85-104.
- Barile, J., Donohue, D. K., Anthony, E., Baker, A. M., Weaver, S. & Henrich, C. C. (2012). Teacher-student relationship climate and school outcomes: Implications for educational policy initiatives. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 256-267.
- Latu, I. M., Stewart, T. L., Myers, A. C., Lisco, C. G., Estes, S. B. & Donohue, D. K. (2011). What we “say” and what we “think” about female managers: Explicit versus implicit associations of women with success. Journal of Women Quarterly, 35(2), 252-260.
- Donohue, D. K., Wise, J. C., Sevcik, R. A., Romski, M. A. &Henrich, C. C. (2010). Self-concept development and measurement in children with intellectual disabilities. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 13(5), 322-324.
Dr. Donohue is teaching several courses in developmental psychology as well as a course in child and adolescent development.