Gwen Dooley

Contributing Faculty
College of Management and Human Potential
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Dr. Gwendolyn Dooley earned a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University and a Master of Public Policy and Administration from Jackson State University. She completed post-graduate doctoral courses in business administration at Walden University. For the past eight years, Dooley assisted adults in earning bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from institutions for higher learning. Owner and operator of LC Assessments and Educational Solutions, LLC, Dooley, has been instrumental in coaching clients in achieving life and educational goals. For over twenty-two years, Dooley led academic programs in business, lifelong learning, distance education, and general curricula at higher education institutions. Additionally, Gwen developed curricula for undergraduate and graduate degree programs and served on university curriculum and accreditation committees. Dooley established and managed a network of learning sites with partnering educational institutions in Mississippi to reduce barriers and create opportunities for adults to earn degrees within their community. As an assistant professor and contributing faculty, Gwen has used instructional, coaching, and mentoring strategies to support undergraduate and graduate students in completing bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees for more than twelve years.

Gwen is a motivator, leader, and educator who inspires individuals to see beyond current circumstances to achieve greatness through education. She is a creative thinker in developing learning programs to promote mastery of content and research concepts. Additionally, Dooley is a business and curriculum strategist focusing on self-improvement and wealth creation. Dooley served on the Board of Deliver Me for Services and the Board of Autism Mississippi. Dooley volunteers at the Jackson State University Continuing Education Learning Center to assist adults with passing the general education development test.

Dooley has publications in the area of adult learning and women mentoring. Additionally, Dooley has presented at regional and national conferences.


EdD, Nova Southeastern Leadership

MPA, Jackson State University

Bachelor of Office Administration, Jackson State University


Dooley, G. C. (2020). Chaos and Change: Implications of Smart Technologies on Instructional Practices and Student Learning for Transitioned Traditional Classrooms Due to COVID-19. .