Dr. Gabrielle Donnelly


Assistant Professor

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 902 585 1920
Email: gabrielle.donnelly@acadiau.ca 
Office: CD House, 24 Highland Ave., 2nd Floor


  • International Community Development
  • Group Facilitation
  • Community Leadership and Social Change
  • Communications and Professional Skills
  • Community Program Design

Scholarly Interests & Expertise

  • Creativity & social change
  • Participatory leadership & equity
  • Complexity & systems thinking
  • Food systems change
  • Transdisciplinarity
  • Futures studies

Did you know?

…Gabrielle has travelled from Halifax to Vancouver (and back again) by train, visited community development projects in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda and India, backpacked across Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Laos, and competed in choir competitions in Austria, Wales, The Czech Republic and Hungary.

…Gabrielle continues to support communities and organizations locally and internationally as a systems change strategist and consultant, most recently working with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, Switzerland and New York City's Administration for Children Services.

…Gabrielle has 10 years of facilitation and teaching experience using methods and models from the Art of Hosting and works on change initiatives with her collaborators at The Outside and Brave Space.

...Gabrielle was born in London, England, grew up in Calgary, Alberta, and has lived in Nova Scotia since 2006.

Gabrielle's publications and presentations.

For more about Gabrielle visit www.gabrielledonnelly.ca