James P. Donnelly, PhD Associate Professor

James P. Donnelly, PhD

Office: CT-810
Phone: 888-3292
Email:  donnell6@canisius.edu

James P. Donnelly, PhD, joined the Counselor Education faculty in the fall of 2012. He is a licensed psychologist who earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology at Allegheny College, Master’s in Social-Environmental Psychology at Claremont Graduate University and Doctorate in Counseling Psychology at the University at Buffalo. He has over 20 years of experience in counseling, research and teaching. His interests include health, quality of life, and research methods. Prior experience includes his position as a Medical Psychologist at Roswell Park Cancer Institute where he worked with children and families undergoing cancer treatment.

Dr. Donnelly was also a faculty member at the University at Buffalo, where he served as Director of Training of the Doctoral Program in Counseling/School Psychology. He has taught a variety of courses, mentored dozens of doctoral students, and has presented and published studies in leading conferences and journals. Dr. Donnelly has been involved in many grant funded research projects, most recently a study of the impact of deployment-related trauma on veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Other current projects include co-authoring a new edition of a popular research methods text and development of a scale for use in pediatric palliative care.