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Professor James Kaufman was interviewed by New Scientist about nurturing or suppressing creativity in the classroom.
Led by educational psychology professors in the Neag School of Education, two research projects have recently been awarded a total of nearly $5 million in federal funding.
Current Openings in the Department of Educational Psychology
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track — School Psychology https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10029
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Educational Psychology Prof. Sandra Chafouleas Quoted in Ed World on Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices.
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The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $1.3 million in funding through its Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to the Neag School’s special education program for a project that will fully fund five doctoral students in the areas of literacy, positive behavioral supports, and transition, with four-year competitive fellowships for each student.
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Educational Psychology welcomes new faculty member – Assistant Professor Dr. Clewiston Challenger
Clewiston D. Challenger has been named an assistant professor of counseling in the Neag School, effective Aug. 23. Challenger most recently served as a graduate assistant, academic advisor, mentor, and tutor at Pennsylvania State University’s Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes. His research interests include college adjustment, sense of belonging, retention, persistence, urban education, and urban school counseling. Challenger received his Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision at Penn State and is a National Certified Counselor as recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors.
Kari B. Taylor joins the Neag School as the Higher Education and Student Affairs program director. (Photo Credit: Shawn Kornegay/Neag School)