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Danielle Quigley

Position: Instructor
Department: Psychology/Social Science
Faculty: Humanities and Social Sciences
Office: NW N3454
Office Phone: (604) 527-5480

Education and Credentials

  • Post-doctoral fellowship, PREVNet (Queens)
  • Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, Carleton University
  • M.A., Developmental Psychology, Carleton University
  • B.A., Psychology, St. Thomas University

Academic and Professional Profile

Dr. Danielle Quigley completed her graduate studies at Carleton University and was a post-doctoral fellow with PREVNet, the Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network (Queen's/York) – a network of 110 leading Canadian research scientists and 56 national child and youth-serving organizations dedicated to preventing bullying and promoting healthy relationships. She has been on faculty at Douglas College since 2014.

Teaching Concentrations

Child development, lifespan development


  • PSYC 1100
  • PSYC 1130
  • PSYC 3320

Research/Clinical Activities

Danielle's Ph.D. work focused on understanding motivations for social aggression (including behaviours like spreading gossip and rumours, maliciously excluding and ignoring others, and manipulating relationships) among youth and emerging adults. She has presented her research in this area across Canada and the U.S. Dr. Quigley has also researched areas of objectification, acceptance and approval of cosmetic surgery, and parent-led interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is currently co-investigator on a research project studying the efficacy of a training program that combines essential skills, career planning, and exposure to a post-secondary education environment for high school students who are at risk of dropping out.