Sycarah Fisher (Grant)

 
 

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Sycarah Fisher (Grant)

 

 

 

 


Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
University of Kentucky
170B Taylor Education Bldg.
Lexington, KY  40506-0017

Phone: 859-257-6697
E-Mail: sycarah.fisher@uky.edu

Dr. Fisher's (Vita in Word)


Education

       Ph.D. 2009     Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI
                                 Concentration: School Psychology
                                 Dissertation Topic: The Minority Report: White Students in Urban
                                 Schools

       M.A. 2005       Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI
                                Concentration: School Psychology
                                Thesis Topic: The Protective Effects of Adaptability, Study Skills, 
                                and Social Skills on Externalizing Students' Teacher Relationships

       B.A. 2003        Hampton University - Hampton, VA
                                Concentration: Psychology

Publications

       Wright P.E., Grant-Fisher, S., Middleton, K., Ricks, E. (2013). DC Voice Ready
              Kids Projects: The Readiness of our Young Children for Kindergarten. White
              paper developed for DC Voice.

       Grant, S., & Carlson, J. (2010). Crime in Schools. Clauss-Ehlers Encyclopedia
              of Cross-Cultural School Psychology, Springer.

       Baker, J.A., Crowl, A. L., & Grant, S. (2009). Psychology of European-American
              Children. In E. C. Chang & C.A. Downey (Eds.), Mental Health Across Racial
              Groups: Lifespan Perspectives. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.

       Grant, S., Oka, E., & Baker, J.A. (2009). The culturally relevant assessment of
              ebonics speaking youth. Journal of Applied School Psychology.

       Baker, J.A., Grant, S., & Morlock, L. (2008). The teacher-student relationship as
              a developmental context for children with internalizing or externalizing
              behavior problems. School Psychology Quarterly.

Conference Presentations & Papers

       Grant-Fisher, S., Campbell, C., Matthew, A., Lewis, M. (2013). Parenting
              Practices and their Relationship to Neighborhood Safety and Childhood
              Aggression. Poster to be presented at the annual conference of the
              American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

       Grant-Fisher, S., Morlock, L., Reynolds, J. & Rankin, K. (2013). Tablet and
              application use with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Poster
              presented at the annual conference of the National Association of School
              Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

       Reynolds, J., Grant-Fisher, S., Morlock, L. (2013). SLD Eligibility Decisions: A
              A Survey of School Psychology Programs.  Paper presented at the annual
              conference of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

       Morlock, L., Reynolds, J., Grant-Fisher, S. (2013). The Effectiveness of Video
              Modeling in increasing Verbal Ability in Children with Autism.  Poster
              presented at the annual conference of the National Association of School
              Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

       Grant, S., & Mathiason, J. (2008). The minority report: White student in urban
              schools. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Louisiana
              School Psychological Association.

       Carter, D., & Grant, S. (2008). How race matters: The significance of race to
              achievement for African American students in urban and suburban schools.
              Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Educational
              Research Association. New York, NY.

Grant Submissions

       Co-Principal Investigator ($1,500,000). Enhancing the Motivation and
       Achievement of Aftrican American Students by Changing Teacher Knowledge
       and Beliefs, Pedagogy, and Classroom Climate: Innovations from
       Psychological Science. Institute of Education Sciences - Under Review.

       Principal Investigator ($10,000), The Pre-Referral Process in Urban Charter
       Schools. Howard University - Received.

Service

  • Nationally Certified School Psychology #39591
  • Invited Lecturer
    • From Graduate Student to Faculty Member (2012). Preparing Future Faculty, Howard University
    • What is School Psychology? (2012). Human Development, Howard University
  • Reviewer
    • Reviewer of conference proposals for Division 16 of the American Psychological Association.
    • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Urban Education.
    • Reviewer of Training Programs. National Association of School Psychologists.
  • Leadership Team - Trainer's of School Psychologists Special Interest Group: Junior Faculty Research Group

 

Affiliations/Memberships

  • National Association of School Psyhologists
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Educational Research Association
  • The National Black Child Development Institute