Associate Clinical Professor, Educational Psychology
Office: Harrington Tower 708
Jim Xiuguan Ji
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Wen Luo, Ph.D.
Mail: 4225 TAMU Harrington Tower
Expertise: Educational psychology, applied linguistics
Research interests: Multilevel modeling and structural equation modeling. Specific research topics include modeling multilevel data with complex structures, assessing multilevel model fit and adequacy, determining the relative importance of predictors, and longitudinal data analyses. Dr. Luo is interested in the applications of these modern statistical techniques in research related to individuals with disabilities.
Office: Psychology Building, Room 212
Expertise: Program of research broadly focuses on understanding and improving the working lives of stigmatized employees. Dr. Sabat is interested in examining strategies in which these employees can engage, such as disclosing or acknowledging their identities, to effectively remediate the workplace obstacles that they face. He has conducted various interrelated projects that examine how the effectiveness of expressing one’s identity is impacted by the extent to which stigmas are previously known, visible, or discovered by others over time.
Julie L. Thompson, Ph.D., BCBA
Office: Harrington Tower 652
Research interests: Dr. Thompson’s research examines explicit instruction procedures to teach literacy skills to ethnically and linguistically diverse minimally local-verbal children with autism spectrum disorder in public school settings. She is particularly interested in instructional design, group instructional arrangements, technology-delivered literacy instruction, and gaze-behaviors of children with ASD when engaged with technology-delivered literacy instruction.
Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
Jodi Nerren, M.A.
Office: Harrington Tower
Expertise and experience: B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a conversation in Middle Grades Math & Science Education from Texas A&M; M.A. in Human Development & Family Sciences from the University of Texas. Currently, Jodi is pursuing a Ph.D. in Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication from Texas A&M.
Kelly L. Wilson, Ph.D., MCHES
Steven Woltering, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Director of the Neurobiological Lab for Learning and Development, Educational Psychology
Office: Harrington Tower 718B
Research interests: To better understand the role of self-regulation in our behavior and apply this to the field of education. Self-regulation refers to control your attention and emotions and this capacity is considered crucial for developing a cognitive and emotional competence.