Dr. Jacqueline A. Conley


Professor of Psychology and Department Chair


Jacqueline Conley received her PhD from the Howard University in 1998. She taught at Chicago State University from 1999-2009 in Department of Psychology in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program (CACREP) and served as the CMHC Program Coordinator.  From 2009-2013, Dr. Conley relocated abroad to the University of the West Indies-Cave Hill Campus in Barbados to serve as program coordinator and teach in the MSc  in Counseling Psychology program.  In 2015, Dr. Conley joined Edward Waters College as an associate professor and the Chair for the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. She has presented nationally and internationally and has an established research agenda.  Dr. Conley has published in peer-review journals.  In addition, she has 20 years clinical experience and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (IL), National Board Certified Counselor and an Approved Clinical Supervisor.


Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Howard University, 1998

M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Illinois-Springfield, 1994

B.A., Psychology, University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana, 1990

Research Interest (s):

Training, Supervision & Ethics

Social Justice

Group Work & Mental Health

Innovative teaching practices


Conley, J.A. (2013). Attitudes and perceptions of ethical behaviors among Psychologists practicing in the Caribbean.  Ethics and Behavior, 23, 5, 396-409.

Conley, J.A., & Edwards, M.  (2011). A Cross-cultural comparative analysis: College student victims and aggressors of intimate partner violence in the West Indies and the United States of America. International Humanities Review, 2, 2, 5-17.

Conley, J.A.  (2011). In Treatment:  Using a television series as an experiential learning activity for graduate level training in counseling psychology students.  International Humanities Review, 2, 2, 29-37.

Conley, J.A. (in progress).   The use of For Colored Girls in the development of empathy among Counseling  Psychology Students.

Conley, J.A.  (in progress).  Adult-Group attachment dyads and group attitudes among counseling psychology students participating in an experiential group.

Conley, J.A. (in progress).  The impact of emotional intelligence, ethnic identity and personality characteristics on academic self-concept among university students.

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