Graduated Lab Members

Below is a list of graduates from the DRLRL, with information about their current affiliations.

 
 
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Courtney Hattan

Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, Illinois State University

Courtney Hattan earned her PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Maryland in 2018 and her reading specialist degree from Johns Hopkins University in 2012. Dr. Hattan has worked as an elementary and middle school Language Arts and Social Studies teacher in Baltimore city and rural North Carolina, and is currently an assistant professor of elementary literacy at Illinois State University. Her program of research centers on the interplay between readers’ knowledge and what they understand and remember from text. Within that program of research, Dr. Hattan has conducted analyses of reading materials used in classrooms, observed literacy instruction, and examined the effectiveness of various techniques meant to bring students’ knowledge to mind before and during text processing.

Email: cahatta@ilstu.edu

 
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Lily Fountain

Assistant Professor of Nursing

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Email: fountain@son.umaryland.edu

 
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Denis Dumas

Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology

Howard University

Email: denis.dumas@howard.edu

 
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Emily Grossnickle Peterson

Post Doctoral Scholar

College of Integrated Science and Engineering, James Madison University

Department of Psychology, Georgetown University

Email: grossnem@jmu.edu 

 

Alex List

Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology

Ball State University

Email: alist@bsu.edu

 
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Michelle Buehl

Associate Professor of Education and Human Development

George Mason University

Email: mbuehl@gmu.edu

 

Shuhui Chiu

Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education

National Taichung Teachers' College

Email: shuhui@ms3.ntcu.edu.tw

 

Soo Eun Chae

Assistant Professor

Gangneung-Wonju National University

Email: schae@gwnu.com

 

Claudine Costich

Private Tutor

Email: ccostich@gmail.com

 

Daniel Dinsmore

Associate Professor of Educational Psychology

University of North Florida

Email: daniel.dinsmore@unf.edu

 

Helenrose Fives

Professor of Educational Foundations

Montclair State University

Email: fivesh@mail.montclair.edu

 

 

Emily Fox

Adjunct Faculty

University of Maryland, College Park

Email: efox@umd.edu

 

Marva Gavins

Assistant Professor of Special Education

University of Houston Clear Lake

Email: gavins@uhcl.edu

 

Sonia Lawson

Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science

Towson University

Email: slawson@towson.edu

 

Sandra Loughlin

Director, Office of Transformational Learning, Robert H. Smith School of Business

University of Maryland, College Park

Email: sandra.loughlin@gmail.com

 

Joshua Magda

 

 

Liliana Maggioni

Director of Teacher Education

The Catholic University of America

Email: maggioni@cua.edu

 

P. Karen Murphy

Professor of Educational Psychology

Penn State University

Email: pkm15@psu.edu

 
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Kristine Jones Newton

Associate Professor of Middle Grades Education

Temple University

Email: kjnewton@temple.edu

 

Meghan Parkinson

Adjunct Professor

University of North Florida

Email: meg.parkinson@gmail.com

 

Taslima Rahman

Statistician, Assessments Division

National Center for Education Statistics

Email: taslima.rahman@ed.gov

 

Deep Sran

Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer at Actively Learn, Inc.

Founder at Loudoun School for the Gifted

 

 

Jenna Yeager

Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science

Towson University

Email: jyeager@towson.edu