Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Programs / African and African Diaspora Studies: Program Faculty

Roxanne Donovan

Assistant Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies Department
Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Psychology

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
Social Sciences Building (SO 402), Room 2016
Phone: 470-578-6920


Dr. Roxanne A. Donovan is Professor of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Kennesaw State University. She serves as Assistant Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Department. 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. Her scholarship and teaching are interdisciplinary with a focus on psychology, Black studies, and gender studies. In all her professional endeavors, she strives to make visible the influence of access and power on whose voices are typically heard, valued, and normalized and whose are typically silenced, ignored, and marginalized. Her scholarship examines how the intersections of socio-structural variables such as gender and race impact well-being. She has published over 20 articles and chapters in this area. Dr. Donovan is also 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. 

African and African Diaspora Studies Faculty