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Dion Daly, MS, MBA, PhD

  • Associate Professor


Dr. is a retired Navy Lieutenant Commander, Supply Corps Officer with over 30 years of work experience in business-related areas such as logistics, supply chain management, property management, and banking.

Education Training

  • Ph.D. Educational Leadership, Higher Education, University at Buffalo, 2009
  • MBA Business, D'Youville University, 2012
  • M.S.  Student Personnel Administration, Buffalo State College, 1998
  • B.S.   Business, University at Buffalo, 1992

Research Interests

Student veteran access and success in higher education


  • Daly, D., & Fox Garrity, B. (2018). Pinnipeds and PTSD: An analysis of a human-animal interaction case study program for a veteran. Occupational Therapy International, 3(1), pp. 1-11. DOI:
  • Daly, D. D. & Fox Garrity, B. (2018). The taxonomy of student veterans (TSV): A data codebook for analysis and quantitative research. Recorded presentation for the Multi-State Collaborative on Military Credit of the Midwestern Higher Education Conference, September 12, 2018. Video presentation available at:  
  • Daly, D. D. & Fox Garrity, B. (2017). Taxonomy of student veterans: A suggested protocol for institutional research professionals. In Eagen, K., McBain, L. and Jones, K. (Eds.). Student Veteran Data in Higher Education: New Directions in Institutional Research, Number 171. 43-58. 


Contact Information

Phone: (716) 829-8176 Email: Office: SASE 023