Faculty Profile

Kelly Cheeseman

Kelly Cheeseman

Chair, Psychology/Organizational Dynamics Programs

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Associate Professor

D.Soc.Sci, Wilmington University

M. S., Human Development and Family Studies, University of Delaware

M. A., Psychology, Central Connecticut State University

B. A., Psychology, Roger Williams University


Dr. Kelly Cheeseman is a graduate of Roger Williams University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She completed a Master of Arts degree in Psychology at Central Connecticut State University and a Master of Science in Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Delaware. Dr. Cheeseman also was a member of the inaugural cohort of the Doctorate of Social Science in Prevention Science at Wilmington University. Her area of specialization is military-connected youth and their families.

Professor Cheeseman began teaching at Wilmington University as an adjunct faculty member in 2010, teaching courses in the Psychology Program and the Applied Family Science program. She regularly teaches PSY 340: Research Methods in Psychology, PSY 333: Psychology of the Exceptional Child, developmental courses, PSY 319: Family Systems, and PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology.