School Doctoral Faculty

The program faculty are actively engaged in teaching, research, and service in the field of School Psychology. All faculty mentor students throughout the program. Individual faculty websites highlight their interest areas and accomplishments.

Sharon Bradley-Johnson, Ed.D., Professor and Admissions Coordinator, Western Michigan University in 1977. Research interests include: Cognitive assessment and intervention for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. 

Timothy S. Hartshorne, Ph.D., Professor and SASP Advisor, University of Texas at Austin in 1979. Research interests include: Understanding challenging behavior in children with CHARGE syndrome, a relatively rare genetic syndrome with multiple affects.

Michael Hixson, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Practicum Coordinator, Western Michigan University in 1999. Research interests include: Curriculum-based measurement and its use in a problem-solving model.

Susan Jacob, Ph.D., Professor and NASP Liaison, Michigan State University in 1981. Research interests include: Ethics, law, and professional practices in School Psychology.

Sandra Morgan, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Doctoral Internship Applications Coordinator, Central Michigan University in 1999. Research interests include: Assessment and treatment of academic and behavioral problems.

Katrina Rhymer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Program Director, and Licensed Psychologist. Mississippi State University in 2000. Research interests include: Examining empirically-validated academic interventions with children especially in relation to general anxiety, test anxiety, and math anxiety.


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