gabrielle donnelly Gabrielle Donnelly

Adjunct Lecturer
Transformative Studies
Transformative Inquiry Department
School of Consciousness and Transformation

PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies

Gabrielle Donnelly, Ph.D. is a writer, researcher, and practitioner of creativity, social change, and innovation. Co-founder of Brave Space, Gabrielle works with methods for meaningful public engagement, participatory leadership, and systems change such as The Art of Hosting, Deep Democracy, and Developmental Evaluation. Her passion for integrating theory and practice leads her to work with organizations like Coady International Institute, FoodARC, ALIA Institute, Government of Nova Scotia, Ecology Action Centre, Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, and Now Lunenburg County.

 A graduate of the University of Alberta and Dalhousie University, Gabrielle received her doctorate from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Her doctoral research centers on how to support practitioners of social innovation and change better integrate theory and practice. Gabrielle is an associate of the Taos Institute and publishes in the areas of creativity, social change, participatory leadership, and transdisciplinarity. Born in London, England and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Gabrielle lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She's British to the bone, Irish at heart, Albertan to the soles of her (cowgirl) boots, a proud Nova Scotian, and an inspired global citizen.  

Transformative Studies Faculty

Allan Combs Allan Combs
Professor, Transformative Studies
PhD, MS, University of Georgia,
MRC, University of Florida,
Mayra Cortez Mayra Cortez
Senior Program Manager, Transformative Studies & Transformative Leadership
BA, University of California, San Diego,
Dan Crowe Dan Crowe
Adjunct Instructor, Transformative Studies
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
MEd, University of Georgia,
Daniel Deslauriers Daniel Deslauriers
Professor, Transformative Studies
PhD, MS, BS, Université de Montréal ,
Gabrielle Donnelly Gabrielle Donnelly
Adjunct Lecturer, Transformative Studies
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
May Elawar May Elawar
Assistant Professor , Transformative Studies
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
MA, American University, Washington DC,
Joanne Gozawa Joanne Gozawa
Associate Professor , Transformative Studies
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
BA, San Francisco State University,
Lesley Jackson Lesley Jackson
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Transformative Studies
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
MA, Michigan State University,
Constance A. Jones Constance A. Jones
Professor, Transformative Studies
PhD, Emory University,
MA, BA, Vanderbilt University,
Gary Lachman Gary Lachman
Adjunct Instructor, Transformative Studies
BA, California State University, Los Angeles,
Kathy Littles Kathy Littles
Dean,
Director,
PhD, University of California, Davis,
Chip McAuley Chip McAuley
Adjunct Lecturer,
PhD., California Institute of Integral Studies,
Alfonso Montuori Alfonso Montuori
Professor, Transformative Studies
PhD, Saybrook Institute,
MA, Monterey Institute of International Studies,
Carol Oberg Carol Oberg
Adjunct Lecturer, Transformative Studies
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
MA, Simon Fraser University,
Michael A. Raffanti Michael A. Raffanti
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Transformative Studies
EdD, Fielding Graduate University,
MIT, Evergreen State College,
Peter Reason Peter Reason
Adjunct Professor, Transformative Inquiry
PhD., Case Western Reserve University,
Roxanne Reed Roxanne Reed
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Transformative Inquiry
Jennifer Wells Jennifer Wells
Associate Professor, Transformative Studies
PhD, University of California, Berkeley,
PhD, Sorbonne Paris IV,

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