Brent Donnellan is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University. He investigates research questions at the intersections of personality psychology, developmental psychology, and psychological assessment. His current efforts focus on personality development, the role of individual differences in interpersonal relationships, and theoretical models linking economic conditions to human development. Donnellan is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Research in Personality and for Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. He was one of the co-editors of the 2010 book, Secondary Data Analysis: An Introduction for Psychologists. Donnellan is an author or co-author of over 70 articles that have appeared in outlets such as the Annual Review of Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Review, Psychological Assessment, and Psychological Science.
He received his Ph.D. in Human Development from the University of California Davis in 2001.