Pete Meagher

Peter Meagher
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Meagher is the Director and Associate Dean for Skills Lab program. He has been with Walden University since 2013. Prior to working at Walden, Dr. Meagher worked in college and community settings conducting violence prevention, substance abuse prevention and working with men to promote strong and resilient mental health. Dr. Meagher has expertise in engaging men and mood disorders, violence prevention, restorative justice, ACT, self compassion and Internal Family Systems.


PhD, Bowling Green State University

MSW, University of Wisconsin - Madison

BA, Lawrence University

Public Service

Men and Self Compassion Working Group, Participant - Madison

Awards / Honors

Dissertation of the Year, , 2011


Meagher, P. J. (2015). Creating an Emotionally-Healthy Community to Promote Campus Safety.


Meagher, P. J., Jacobsen, J., McElveen, D. M., Crews, D. (2017). Engaging diverse learners through a hybrid learning classroom. Council of Social Work Education