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School Psychology Faculty

Jonathan Campbell, Professor & Program Chair,  (vita in Word) has research interests that focus on early assessment and treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders, attitudes of peers and school professionals toward children with autism into inclusive educational settings, and evidence-based practices for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. He has served as the associate editor for School Psychology Quarterly and is currently an editorial board member for the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.  Dr. Campbell is a member of Division 16 (School Psychology), Division 33 (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities). Division 53 (Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology), and Divison 54 (Society of Pediatric Psychology) of APA. He has taught seminars on autism spectrum disorders, pediatric psychology applied to school settings, intellectual assessment of children, and social emotional assessment of children. Please contact Dr. Campbell if you have questions related to the School Psychology EdS or PhD programs.  Email: jonathan.campbell@uky.edu

Alicia FedewaAlicia Fedewa, Associate Professor, (vita in PDF), received her Ph.D. from Michigan State University and completed her pre-doctoral training in School Psychology at Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District outside of Houston, Texas. Her research interests include the relationship between curricular physical activity and children's academic, behavioral, and mental health outcomes; teacher training programs for implementing physical activity in classrooms; and effects of systems-wide diversity training programs for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (LGB) youth and children with LGB parents.  Dr. Fedewa currently teaches the following courses: Introduction to Psychological Services in Schools, Psychoeducational Consultation in the Schools, Social Aspects of Behavior, and Seminars in Ethical Legal Issues and Supervision. Email: alicia.fedewa@uky.edu

 

Sycarah FisherAssistant Professor (vita in PDF) received her doctoral training in School Psychology at Michigan State University with an emphasis on working with culturally diverse populations.  She completed her pre-doctoral internship in New Orleans, Louisiana focusing on Response to Intervention within urban school systems.  After the completion of her degree she served as a School Psychologist at an urban charter school in Washington, DC.  Dr. Fisher’s research focuses on improving life outcomes for diverse populations. This manifests itself in two distinct lines of research.  The first involves investigating outcomes for minority youth.  Specifically, this involves looking at ethnic identity as a protective factor against negative youth outcomes.  The second line of research focuses on improving outcomes for youth with disabilities.  Currently, Dr. Fisher is looking at mindfulness as an intervention for impulsive youth with substance use behaviors.  Dr. Fisher teaches the following courses: Parent and Child Counseling, Individual Assessment of Personality Functioning, and Supervision for School Psychologists.                                             Email: sycarah.fisher@uky.edu 

Rachel HammondRachel Hammond, Associate Clinical Professor (vita in Word), teaches courses in Cognitive Assessment, Practicum, Internship, and Psychoeducational Assessment.  As a practitioner, she worked for ten years in the school system serving children and their families from ages 3 to 21 as both a school psychologist and low incidence consultant.  Dr. Hammond is interested in assessment, consultation, transition planning and community-based instruction, low incidence disabilities, comorbidity, and internalizing discorders. Email: Rachel.hammond@uky.edu

 

 

 

 Lisa RubleLisa Ruble, Professor (vita in Word), received her Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1998. Her research interests include: services research and treatment outcomes research in autism spectrum disorders; parent-teacher consultation; school based mental health services. Full member of the Graduate Faculty. Email: lisa.ruble@uky.edu