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Kevin O'Connor

Title/s:  Senior Lecturer

Office #:  Lewis Towers 401

Phone: 312.915.6501

Email: koconn@luc.edu

External Webpage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinoconnorcsp/


O’Connor, who holds master’s degrees in education, counseling psychology, and pastoral studies, runs a consulting company working with technical professionals who have been promoted to lead teams of their fellow professionals. A Loyola University faculty member since 1989 and author of six books, O’Connor teaches courses at SCPS covering organizational communication, conflict management, and small group communications.

Why do you enjoy working with professional degree students?

I like working with professional degree students because I find them courageous…I like risk takers who have decided their next right step is with Loyola.


  • M.P.S.  Spirituality, Institute of Pastoral Studies, Loyola University, Chicago, IL  1992.
  • M.A.  Counseling Psychology, Alfred Adler Institute. Chicago, IL 1979.
  • M.A.  Curriculum and Administration, Dept of Education, St. Xavier College, Chicago, IL  1971.
  • B.A.  Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago, IL  1969.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Member, North American Society of Adlerian Psychology
  • Member, American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Member, National Speakers Association
  • Member, National Board of Certified Counselors
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, State of Illinois
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor, LMFT, State of Illinois

Selected Publications

  • Author, The Handbook for Ministers of Care, Liturgy Training Publications, 1997.
  • Co-Author, Pastoral Transition Guide, Archdiocese of Chicago, 2009
  • Co-Author, Present Like A Pro, St. Martin’s Press, 2006
  • Co-Author, Speak Up: A Woman’s Guide to Present Like A Pro, St. Martin’s Press, 2008
  • Co-Author, 10 Steps to Successful Time Management, ASTD Press, 2010
  • Co-Author, Fearless Facilitation, Pfeiffer Press, 2013