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Tracey N. Sulak, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Educational Psychology

Campus Contact Information:
Baylor University
School of Education


Ph.D. Educational Psychology (2012)- Baylor University

M.Ed. Gifted Education (2002)- University of North Texas

B.A. English (1998)- University of Houston

Research Interests:

Interventions for students with mild disabilities, special education teacher training, inclusive education, Montessori education, school climate

Courses Taught:

EDP 3660-Teaching Associates Special Education

EDP 4351-Ddifferentiated Instruction

EDP 3361-Developmental Disabilities

EDP 3334-Consultation and Collaboration

EDP 3368-Assessment of Students with Mild Disabilities

EDP 3370-Literacy for Students with Mild Disabilities

EDP 5335-Research in Education

CSD 5318-Methods in Graduate Study(Communication Science Disorders)


2015-Outstanding Faculty Non-tenure Track Research Award Nominee

2010-Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award


Johnsen, S.K., Sulak, T.N., and Rollins, K. (2012). Serving gifted students within an RtI framework. Waco , TX: Prufrock Press.

Recent Articles in Refereed Journals:

Sulak, T. N., Massey, J., & Thomson, D. (in-press). Understanding and using heterogeneity to address retention at the university. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice.

Sulak, T. N., Massey, J., & Thomson, D. (2014). Examining the heterogeneity within a university transfer cohort: Harnessing differences to provide better interventions. Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 22, 5-19.

Sulak, T. N. (2014). School climate and academic achievement in suburban schools. Education and Urban Society, DOI: 10.1177/0013124514541465.

Bagby, J., Barnard-Brak, L., Baggett, A., & Sulak, T. N. (2014). Student veterans’ experiences in college. Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 22, 20-35.

Barnard-Brak, L., Nuner, J., Sulak, T., & Davis, T. (2014). Costs of and satisfaction with child care arrangements for parents of children with emotional or behavioral disorders. Journal of Family Issues, 0192513X14539154.

Sulak, T. N. (2014). Using CBM to identify advanced learners in the general education classroom. Gifted Child Today, 37, 25-31.

Sulak, T. N., Saxon, T. F., & Fearon, D. (2014). Applying the theory of reasoned action to domestic violence reporting behavior: The role of sex and victimization. Journal of Family Violence, 29,165-173. DOI 10.1007/s10896-013-9569-y.

Barnard-Brak, L., Schmidt, M., & Sulak, T. (2013). ADHD medication vacations and parent-child interactions. Journal of Attention Disorders, 17, 506-509.

Howell, L., Sulak, T., Bagby, J., Diaz, C., & Thompson, L. (2013). Preparation for life: How the Montessori classroom facilitates the development of executive function. Montessori Life, 25, 14-18.