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Harold Abel School of Psychology Department of Psychology

Donna Eckstein


  • MS in Psychology - General Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Addiction Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Educational Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - General Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Industrial/Organization Psych


  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Alliant International University San Diego, 1990
    Major: Psychology
  • Master of Education
    Georgia State University, 1979
    Major: Special Education/Early Child
  • Bachelor of Science
    Presbyterian College of South Carolina, 1971
    Major: Special Education


  • "A F.A.M.I.L.Y. Approach to Self-Care: Creating a Healthy Balance"The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 2001
  • "Seven psychological considerations in working with elderly adults"Journal of Education and Sociology 2009
  • "Creating respect in couples: The couple’s respect questionnaire (CRQ)."The Family Journal; Sage Publisher 2013
  • "Book chapters: Psychological processes and experiences; Psychological expressions"National Social Science Press 0001


  • "Eckstein, D. (2005). World Conference on E-learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, "Effectively setting limits in online education: Getting the results you want.
    Vancouver, BC, Canada.. December 2004
  • "Tricks of the Trade"Time on task with online education
    San Diego, CA. December 2011
  • "National Technology and Social Science Conference"Enhancing academic performance using encouragement and confrontation skills with online education
    Las Vegas, NV. December 2007

Department Faculty

Faculty Chair

Bethany Lohr PHD, MS, BS

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