Educational Psychology News

Educational Psychology New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Educational Psychology is joined by Seung Choi, David Klingbeil, and Katie Muenks.

Kevin Cokley Interviewed by Austin-American Statesman About "Go Back" Comments

Aug. 13, 2019

Professor Kevin Cokley explains how racial micro-aggressions like the president's recent "go back" comments negatively impact minorities.

Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program Recognized with APA Award

Aug. 9, 2019

The Department of Educational Psychology’s counseling psychology doctoral program has been selected as a winner of the 2019 Richard M. Suinn Minority Achievement Award by the American Psychological Association.

School Psychology Doctoral Candidate Receives Moore Fellowship from the Hogg Foundation

July 29, 2019

Abby Bailin, school psychology doctoral candidate, has received the Henry E. And Bernice M. Moore Fellowship from the Hogg Foundation for her dissertation research.

Professors Brown and Cokley to be Inducted Into Academy of Distinguished Teachers

June 24, 2019

Professors Keffrelyn Brown and Kevin Cokley will be inducted into the UT Academy of Distinguished Teachers this fall. They have both had a profound impact on students here in the College of Education.

Kevin Cokley: Celebrate Our Cultural Bond on Juneteenth

June 18, 2019

Despite their common ancestral bond, Africans and African Americans lack a sense of connection due to what they have been taught about each other and the influence of racist narratives.

Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student Named a Ford Fellow

May 31, 2019

Nolan Krueger will work to increase access to higher education and inclusion of underrepresented students of color within university spaces.

EDP Graduate Students Selected for Summer Program in Italy

May 15, 2019

Graduate students Ashley Kuchar, Oliver Davidson, Marissa Know, and Phoebe Long have been chosen to participate in Cortona – an exclusive, week-long workshop in Italy.

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Marie-Anne Suizzo Receives Spencer Grant

May 13, 2019

Associate Professor Marie-Anne Suizzo has received a $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation.

Beretvas Appointed Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

May 1, 2019

Executive Vice President and Provost Maurie McInnis has appointed Tasha Beretvas senior vice provost for faculty affairs. Her appointment begins June 1.

Ricardo Ainslie's Film "The Mark of War" Featured in Houston Chronicle

April 30, 2019

The Houston Chronicle discusses Educational Psychology Professor Ricardo Ainslie's film "The Mark of War."

Diane Schallert interviewed about new cursive curriculum

April 12, 2019

Educational Psychology Professor Diane Schallert explains how requiring students to learn cursive can help grow their comprehension skills in a recent interview with WCNC.

For Valentine’s Day, Try Being Nice to Yourself

Feb. 14, 2019

In an Interview with the New York Times, Educational Psychology Associate Professor Kristin Neff recommends being kind to ourselves this Valentine's Day.

Christopher McCarthy: Teacher strikes target salaries, but promoting wellness and fighting stress are the real issues

Feb. 14, 2019

Professor Chris McCarthy explains that "if we really want the best educational environment for our students, we need more investment in the occupational health of teachers," in a recent op-ed for The Hill.

Ricardo Ainslie Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from NMCS

Jan. 29, 2019

Educational Psychology Professor Ricardo Ainslie has been selected to receive the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from NMCS for 25 years of service in Texas and Mexico communities.

Doctoral Student Named a Health Policy Research Scholar

Jan. 18, 2019

Counseling Psychology doctoral student Andrew Arriaga will work to build healthier and more equitable communities as a Health Policy Research Scholar.