Dunn, Cathleen

Title:  Director of the Graduate Studies in Psychology Program & Assistant Professor of Psychology

Department: Department of Arts and Sciences

Phone: 352-588-7193

Email: cathleen.dunn@saintleo.edu


  • B.A. Psychology, University of South Florida
  • M.A. I/O Psychology, University of South Florida
  • Ph.D. I/O Psychology, University of South Florida


Dr. Cathleen Dunn is a 6th generation Floridian. She was born in Tampa, but has traveled extensively and has lived abroad in Egypt, a country that has a special place in her heart. She has two grown sons.  In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and studying genealogy

Community Affiliation:

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Psychological Association Div. 2:  Society for the Teaching of Psychology
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Southeastern Psychological Association
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • International Society for Organization Development & Change
  • Organization Development Institute (inactive)
  • Internations
  • Uncommon Travelers

Teaching & Professional Interests:

Dr. Dunn has had a varied career, working in government, academia and in the private sector as a consultant. She has over 25 years of teaching experience, both on-ground and online. She has worked exclusively in the online environment for the last 13 years, serving in various capacities as an adjunct, a full-time professor and as an administrator. Throughout her career, Dr. Dunn has taught a variety of Psychology and Organizational Behavior courses and is a strong advocate for online education. Her research interests include mindfulness and cognitive reframing. She is now the Director of the Graduate Studies in Psychology Program.

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