School Psychology Faculty

Following is a brief overview of the background and research interests of the core school psychology faculty.

Alexander Beaujean, Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Columbia) has research interests in the structure and measurement of human cognitive abilities, and the influence of individual differences on educational and other life outcomes.

Julie Ivey-Hatz, Ph.D. (Oklahoma State University) has research interests in Autism Spectrum Disorders, suicide prevention, family systems, and developmental disabilities.

Tamara Hodges, Ed. D. (Baylor University) has interests in curricular issues for special needs students, therapeutic approaches for individuals with eating disorders, and depression in adolescents and young adults.

Eric L. Robinson, Ph.D. (University of Kansas) has research interests in classroom management, at-risk youth and subsequent college attendance, prevention and intervention of aggressive behaviors, gifted education, and policy efforts in school psychology.

Nicholas Benson, Ph.D., NCSP (University of Florida) has research interests in the development and measurement of intelligence, personality, and academic achievement.

Marley Watkins, Ph.D., ABPP (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) is a Non-REsident Scholar. He has research interests in professional issues, the psychometrics of assessment and diagnosis, individual differences, and computer applications. He is an elected member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology.