Associate Professor of Educational Psychology
Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
Kenneth Tyler (vita in Word) received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Howard University in 2002. Dr. Tyler has broad areas of research interests that include culture, identity development, learning and socialization processes, motivation and school attachment, and minority student achievement. Dr. Tyler's current work focuses on 1) measuring the degree of alignment between home and school cultures of minority student populations and understanding its link to academic motivation and performance and 2) testing a conceptual model of African American male student identity development and its associations with psychological and school performance outcomes. Full member of the Graduate Faculty.