Dr. Renea Coley officially joined Walden University as a Contributing Faculty member in 2022. She was previously a Ph.D. Psychology Fellow at Walden University and co-taught undergraduate psychology courses during her Ph.D. program as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA). Dr. Coley’s Ph.D. is in Psychology with an emphasis on Teaching. Dr. Coley has extensive experience working with adolescents and has been a high school counselor for 20 years. She has also practiced intensive in-home counseling to at risk youth as well as non-profit financial counseling. Dr. Coley’s research interests are in motivation and adult learning. She is a member of the American Psychological Association where she serves as a Division 15 State Policy Liaison for Virginia. She is also a member of the American School Counselor Association, the Virginia School Counselor Association, and the Center for Self-Determination Theory.
PSYC 2000 - Psychology Seminar
PSYC 3002 - Introduction to Basic Statistics
PSYC 2004 - Motivation and Emotions
PhD, Walden University
MA, Hampton University
MS, Walden University
BA, Christopher Newport University
AS, Thomas Nelson Community College
American Psychological Association/State Policy Liaison , Member -
Awards / Honors
PhD Psychology Fellowship Program, Walden University, 2019
Page, R. (2001). An Analysis of Need for Cognition and Defining Moments.
Page, R. (2001). An Examination of Cognition and Defining Moments.
Page, R. (2001). An Examination of Need for Cognition and Defining Moments.
Coley, R. (2022). The Relationship Between Community College Instructors’ Perception of Andragogical Orientation and Instructional Style.