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Narmada Paul, Ph.D.

Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
Clinical Assistant Professor
241 Dickey Hall
(859) 257-7878

Dr. Paul earned her Ph.D. in Educational Studies from the Ohio State University in 2018. Her research focuses on answering the following questions: What motivates students to learn argumentation skills? How can technology support motivation and collaborative argumentation? How do intersecting identities shape students’ experiences in collaborative discussions? Her recent work on students’ motivation to revise their argumentative writing has been featured in The Conversation. Her current work funded by Division C (Learning and Instruction) of the American Educational Research Association is centered on understanding the experiences of immigrant students in educational settings. At the University of Kentucky, Dr. Paul teaches graduate level courses in the following areas: cognitive development and research methods in education.

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