John Dacey's Resumé


State University of New York at Binghamton, 1963, B. A., Social Science
Cornell University, 1964, M. A. T., Social Science
Cornell University, 1966, Ph. D., Developmental and Educational Psychology


2003- Pres. Director of Resources, Unitarian-Universalist Urban Ministry, Roxbury, MA
2003- Pres. Professor Emeritus and Senior Lecturer
1980-2003. Full Professor, Boston College
1968-1988, Chair, Developmental and Educational
1990-1995 Psychology Program
1969-1980 Associate Professor, Boston College
1966-1969 Assistant Professor, Boston College
1965-1966 Teaching Assistant, Cornell University
1963-1964 Research Assistant, Cornell University
1963-1964 Teaching Intern, MacArthur School, Binghamton, N. Y.


Dacey, J., & Fiore, L. (August, 2006). The safe child handbook: How to protect your family and cope with anxiety in a threat-filled world. New York: Wiley.
Dacey, J., & Travers, J. (2006). Human development across the lifespan. (6th Ed). New York, Boston: McGraw-Hill.
Dacey, J., Kenny, M., & Margolis, D. (2005). Adolescent psychology, (3rd Ed.).. New York: Thompson.
Dacey, J., & Weygint, L. (2002). The Joyful Family. San Francisco: Conari.
Dacey, J., & Fiore, L. (2000). Your anxious child. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Dacey, J., & Lennon, K. (1999). Understanding creativity: The interplay of biological, psychological and social factors. San Fransisco: Jossey-Bass.
Dacey, J. (1999). A history of the concept of creativity. In Gardner, H., & Sternberg, R., Eds. Encyclopedia of creativity, 3 Vols. San Francisco: Academic Press.
Dacey, J., deSalvatore, L., & Robinson, J. (1997). The results of teaching middle school students two relaxation techniques as part of a conflict prevention program. Research on Middle Level Education, 20 (2), 91-102.
Dacey, J., & Amara, D., & Seavey, G. (1993, Winter). Reducing dropout rate in inner city middle school children through instruction in self control. Reseach on Middle Level Education.
Dacey, J., & Packer, A. (1992). The nurturing parent. New York: Simon & Schuster .
Dacey, J. (1989). Peak periods of creative growth across the life span. Journal of Creative Behavior, 23 (4), 224-247.
Dacey, J. (1989). Discriminating characteristics of the families of highly creative adolescents. Journal of Creative Behavior, 23 (4), 263-271.
Dacey, J. (1989). Fundamentals of creative thinking. Lexington, MA: D. C. Heath/Lexington Books.
Dacey, J. (1986). Adolescents today (3rd Ed.). Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman.
Dacey, J. (1982). Adult development. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman.
Dacey, J. (1980). Where the world is. Glenview, IL: Goodyear.
Dacey, J. (1976). New ways to learn. Hartford, CN: Greylock.
Dacey, J. (1975). The camp school idea. Learning, December.
Dacey, J. (1975). Moral education. In Travers, J. (Ed.), The new children. Hartford, CN: Greylock.
(21 earlier articles in such journals as The Journal of Educational Research, The British Journal of Educational Psychology, The Journal of Creative Behavior, and Psychology in the Schools.)


American Psychological Association
American Educational Research Association
Northeastern Educational Research Association
New England Educational Research Organization


Licensed by the Board of Psychologists of Massachusetts as a psychotherapist since 1973 (License #1579).

John S. Dacey, Ph.D. & Lisa B Fiore, Ph.D © 2006