Tracey N. Sulak, Ph.D., is a Clinical Associate Professor in Educational Psychology. Dr. Sulak received her B.A. in English from the University of Houston, her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on gifted education, and her Ph.D. from Baylor University in Educational Psychology. Prior to joining the faculty, she was a public and private school teacher in classrooms serving children from age 3 years to eighth grade.
Dr. Sulak’s teaching interests include math and literacy interventions, research design, and statistics. She currently teaches courses in the special education undergraduate teacher education program, as well as courses in the master’s and doctoral programs in Educational Psychology. In 2010, she was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor for her teaching in special education.
Dr. Sulak’s primary research interests involve the impact of environment on educational outcomes across the lifespan, and much of her research is funded by internal and external grants. Dr. Sulak conducts both applied research and secondary data set analysis, with much of her applied research situated in local public schools or colleges and universities. She uses secondary data to supplement and inform her applied research studies. Her work has been presented internationally, nationally and regionally, and her publications appear in journals such as the Journal of Attention Disorders and Early Child Development and Care. In 2015, she was nominated for Baylor’s Outstanding Professor Award in the Non-Tenure Track Faculty category for scholarship.