Ph.D., M.A., Stony Brook University
M.S., University of Cincinnati
B.A., Emory University
Professor Donovan majored in English, with minors in French and economics, at Emory University before pursuing a master’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. After graduation she spent a year with the University of Cincinnati Policing Institute before starting her doctoral studies at Stony Brook University, with an emphasis in political psychology. During her time at Stony Brook she worked in the Center for Survey Research on telephone and web surveys in various capacities. Donovan spent a year as a visiting assistant professor at Appalachian State University before joining St. John Fisher College in the fall of 2014.