James Madison University

Tammy Gilligan, Ph.D.

Professor, Graduate Psychology
School Psychology Program Director

PHOTO: Tammy Gilligan
  • Office: Johnston Hall 201
  • Phone: 540-568-6564
  • Email: gilligtd@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 7401
    800 S. Main St.
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • 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