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
Clinical Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
Office: Harrington Tower 405
Research interests: Equity in access for individuals with disabilities and at-risk youth; transition to postsecondary education for and the college retention of first-generation, low-income, and at-risk students; family engagement; interventions for students with low incidence disabilities; inclusive special education teacher preparation and professional development
Jodi Nerren, Ph.D.
Affiliated Extension Program Specialist
Office: AgriLife Extension – Family & Community Health
Expertise and experience: Early childhood development, health and safety in early care and education settings, professional development for early childhood educators, development and evaluation of community and continuing education programs, policies/systems/environments that support the adoption of best practices in early care and education.
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.