Brent Donnellan

Brent   Donnellan
  • Dean of the College of Social Science
  • Professor
  • Social / Personality Psychology


PhD, Human Development, University of California, Davis, 2001 
BS, Psychology, University of California, Davis, 1994


Curriculum Vitae: Brent Donnellan


Dr. Brent Donnellan is the Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs and Professor of Psychology. Brent served as the Chairperson of the Department of Psychology from 2018 to August of 2022. He investigates research questions at the intersections of personality psychology, developmental psychology, and psychological assessment. Brent’s current research efforts focus on the assessment of well-being, personality trait development, and methodological reform in psychological science. He is the Senior Personality Editor at Collabra: Psychology and is the co-author with Richard E. Lucas of the Great Myths of Personality published in 2021.