Kate Green

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
School of Psychology
Ph.D. Developmental Psychology

Katherine (Kate) Green received her PhD in Human Development from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and has a masters in Ed Leadership and Bachelors in psychology plus associate degrees in journalism and public relations from the US Air Force community college. She has been a dean and professor of psychology and education for almost 25 years now holding multiple roles around the world. She teaches research methods (qualitative/mixed/survey) as well as a full range of education courses with a heavy focus on child development. She worked at Walden a few years ago before leaving for an international job and recently returned back as a doctoral mentor. She has served on over 200 doctoral committees and has an active research agenda herself. Dr Kate, has various international grants and is currently involved with a Train-the-Trainer project focusing on the use of play with trauma-informed teaching practices across various African countries. She has taught in the Middle East three times and helped to develop two universities and a child development research center in the UAE.


PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

MS, Troy State

BS, Regents College of New York