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Gwendolyn Dooley, EdD

I am Gwendolyn C. Dooley (Gwen). I formerly worked at Tougaloo College as Director of Continuing and Distance Education and as a director for academic programs in the College of Lifelong Learning at Jackson State University. At both institutions, I provided assistances to both traditional and non-traditional students in completing undergraduate degrees. I am affiliated with Walden University where I provide mentoring support to doctoral students in the Doctor of Business Administration Degree Program. I received my doctorate from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. I received my Master of Public Policy and Administration Degree from Jackson State University in Jackson, MS.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
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American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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