Veronica Donahue


Associate Dean of MPS Programs


School of Continuing Studies (SCS)
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Veronica Donahue is currently an Elections and Polling Analyst with the FOX News Channel in NYC and a member of FOX's Decision Desk Team for their 2008 "You Decide" coverage. Dr. Donahue joined the FOX team in 2002. Prior to FOX, Donahue was with Voter News Service, a New York City based national news gathering agency owned and operated by ABC, AP, CBS, CNN, NBC, and FOX News, from 1988-1996.

While a consultant at Voter News Service, Donahue was also a graduate student at the Johns Hopkins University where she earned both an MA and PhD in political science. Before pursuing graduate work, Donahue worked for NBC News in New York in their Election and Polling Division and also earned an MA in Media Studies from the New School University.

A graduate of Syracuse University and the mother of 3 boys, she is presently the Associate Dean at Georgetown University for Summer and Special programs. Her published interests focus on the politics of education reform as well as curriculum issues at the undergraduate level. Her most recent publication was a chapter on improving assessment in undergraduate experiential programs in a volume published by the American Political Science Association in 2009.


  • Ph.D. (1995) Johns Hopkins University, Political Science
  • MA (1992) Johns Hopkins University, Political Science
  • MA (1986) The New School University, Media Studies
  • BA (1983) Syracuse University, Political Science
  • BA (1983) Syracuse University, Political Science