Dr. Dooley received her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Dr. Dooley completed her pre-doctoral internship at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She then completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School. Dr. Dooley practiced in Richmond, Virginia before joining the faculty of UT Southwestern as part of the Department of Psychiatry in the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in 2019.
Dr. Dooley has conducted research that has been published in several psychological journals, and she has presented her work at national and international conferences. Dr. Dooley is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Texas.
- Assessing Student Perceptions of Positive and Negative Social Interactions in Specific School Settings
- Zumbrunn S, Doll B, Dooley K, LeClair C, Wimmer C International Journal of School and Educational Psychology 2013 1 2 82-93
- The promise and the caution of resilience models for schools
- Doll B, Jones K, Osborn A, Dooley K, Turner A Psychology in the Schools 2011 48 7 652-659
- The classmaps survey: A measure of middle school science students' perceptions of classroom characteristics
- Doll B, Spies RA, Champion A, Guerrero C, Dooley K, Turner A Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment 2010 28 4 338-348