Educational Psychology News

College of Education Faculty and Student Projects Win President’s Awards for Global Learning

Nov. 13, 2018

College of Education faculty and student part of the winning teams for the Africa, East Asia, and Latin American regions of the President's Award for Global Learning.​

Vietnam War Veterans Share Their Stories with Professor Ricardo Ainslie in New Film

Nov. 12, 2018

For more than 10 years, Ricardo Ainslie has been interviewing seven Vietnam War veterans from Central Texas to better understand their lives before, during, and long after the war.

Three College Faculty Among Teams Selected for President’s Award for Global Learning

Oct. 18, 2018

Two faculty members from the College of Education, Kevin Cokley and Soyoung Park, are part of the winning teams for the Africa and East Asia regions of the President's Award for Global Learning.

Kristin Neff: Why Women Need Fierce Self-Comapssion

Oct. 17, 2018

In an op-ed for UC Berkeley's Greater Good Magazine, Kristin Neff explains why women need to express both the tender and fierce sides of self-compassion.

Norian Caporale-Berkowitz: How Peer Coaching Can Make Work Less Lonely

Oc.t 12, 2018

Counseling psychology doctoral student Norian Caporale-Berkowitz explains how peer coaching can positively impact the workplace.

Kristin Neff Discusses the Power of Self-Compassion in the Harvard Business Review

Oct. 2, 2018

Associate Professor Kristin Neff discusses how self-compassion can help cultivate and enhance motivation and feelings of authenticity.

Kristin Neff Discusses the Yin and Yang of Self-Compassion in The New York Times

Sept. 28, 2018

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Kristin Neff shares ways that survivors of assault can practice self-compassion in light of the Kavanaugh-Blasey testimonies.

Two Educational Psychology Professors Finalists for President’s Award for Global Learning

Sept. 27, 2018

Ricardo Ainslie and Kevin Cokley are both part of finalist teams for the inaugural year of the President's Award for Global Learning.

Educational Psychology Alumni Co-Author Book to Help Parents Manage Their Children’s Digital World

Sept. 27, 2018

Educational Psychology alumni Mike Brooks, Ph.D '99, and Jon Lasser, Ph.D. '99 have co-authored a book that helps parents find a balance between technology and families.

Educational Psychology New Faculty 2018

Sept. 12, 2018

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

Three College of Education Faculty Honored at Black Studies Tenure and Promotion Celebration

Delida Sanchez, Anthony Brown, and Keffrelyn Brown will be honored at this years Black Studies Tenure and Promotion Celebration.

Cindy Carlson Awarded Family Psychologist of the Year by American Psychological Association

Aug. 22, 2018

Cindy Carlson has been named Family Psychologist of the Year by the Society for Couple & Family Psychology of the APA. This award recognizes those who have made outstanding sustained contributions to family psychology.

Breaking the Cycle with Counseling

July 7, 2018

Educational Psychology alumna Elizabeth Minne has transformed access to mental health care in Austin public schools through on-campus counseling centers

Renowned Scholars to Discuss Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race Research at APA Conference at UT Austin

July 9, 2018

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Germine Awad and Professor Kevin Cokley have coordinated the 5th biennial APA conference to be held this month at The University of Texas at Austin.

Toni Falbo Provides Research Insights on Only Children in BBC Podcast

July 5, 2018

Educational Psychology Professor Toni Falbo's research on only children was featured in a BBC podcast breaking down the only child stereotype.

Educational Psychology Alumnus Research Leads to Meaningful Career

June 25, 2018

Alumna Lynn Mellor is changing the lives of students across Texas through her work as the principal researcher at the American Institutes for Research.

Kevin Cokley Discusses Imposter Syndrome and Minority Mental Health in The New York Times

June 12, 2018

According to a study by Educational Psychology Professor Kevin Cokley, Impostor Syndrome can have more detrimental effects on mental health than discrimination for minorities.

McCarthy: Are school safety measures the new normal?

June 31, 2018

Educational Psychology Associate Professor Chris McCarthy discusses the impact of school shooting related stress on an educator's capacity to teach.