PHOTO: Tammy Gilligan

Tammy Gilligan, Ph.D.

Professor, Graduate Psychology
School Psychology Program Director


  • Ph.D. School Psychology University of South Carolina
  • BA Psychology Clemson University


  • Dr. Gilligan provided school- based psychological services to school communities in Nebraska, Pennsylvania, and Maryland before joining the faculty in 1997. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in Virginia.

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics

  • promotion of well-being in children and adolescents
  • positive school climates
  • effective models of consultation
  • training culturally competent practitioners