We would like to let you know about our doctoral training programs at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Within the Psychology Department, students can pursue a Ph.D. in Psychological Science with a specialization in Developmental Science or complete our APA-Accredited School Psychology doctoral program. Please share this announcement with your talented undergraduate students, mentees, and other interested parties, and have them contact us if they would like more information. We have openings for admission with full financial support for Fall 2020. The application deadline is December 1st, 2019.
Doctoral Programs in Psychology: Developmental Science, School Psychology Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
The Department of Psychology at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, invites applications for Fall 2020 for its doctoral program in Psychology. We offer a Ph.D.with a specialization in Developmental Science as well as a Ph.D. in our APA-Accredited School Psychology program. Students receive full-tuition waivers and 9-month graduate stipends guaranteed for five years. Opportunities for summer support are also available. The application deadline is December 1st, 2019.
The Department of Psychology at Tulane is home to a vibrant community of scholars who study children from infancy through adolescence and focus on cognitive, motor, perceptual, socioemotional, and academic development in the laboratory and in the diverse neighborhood and school settings of New Orleans. State-of-the-art research facilities and ongoing research on school-based mental health initiatives enable students to address research questions at the neural, behavioral, and ecological systems levels.
The Department of Psychology also provides doctoral coursework and training in Behavioral Neuroscience and Social Psychology. Cross-cutting interdisciplinary research opportunities exist as well through the following Tulane Centers, Institutes, and research programs:
Tulane Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Research Laboratory (medicine.tulane.edu/departments/clinical-sciences/psychiatry/research/dr-drurys-bangl-lab) Tulane Brain Institute (brain.tulane.edu/) Tulane Computer Science Department (sse.tulane.edu/cs) The Educational Research Alliance for New Orleans and the National Center on Research on Education Access and Choice(educationresearchalliancenola.org/<nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Feducationresearchalliancenola.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Clockman%40tulane.edu%7C2207336dae89482109ba08d74c1a3166%7C9de9818325d94b139fc34de5489c1…>; www.reachcentered.org/<nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reachcentered.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Clockman%40tulane.edu%7C2207336dae89482109ba08d74c1a3166%7C9de9818325d94b139fc34de5489c1f3b%7C0%7C0%…>) Tulane Violence Prevention Institute (violenceprevention.tulane.edu/)
The application deadline for Fall 2020 admission to the Ph.D. programs in Psychology is December 1st, 2019. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact potential faculty mentors to discuss research interests. For more information about the Department of Psychology at Tulane and its doctoral programs, please visit us online at sse-dev.tulane.edu/psyc.
The following tenure-stream faculty co-administer the Developmental Science and School Psychology Programs, in collaboration with Professors of Practice Dr. Kim Sherman and Dr. Alexandra Sims.
Tenure-stream faculty members in Developmental Science:
Michael Cunningham, Ph.D., Professor (<>): Adolescent development, resilience and vulnerability, academic achievement, gender roles, African American populations
Jeffrey J. Lockman, Ph.D., Professor (childdevelopment.tulane.edu<childdevelopment.tulane.edu/>; <>): Perception action development, early cognitive development, spatial cognition, tool use
Julie Markant, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (lbdlab.tulane.edu<lbdlab.tulane.edu/>; <>): Attention-memory interactions, brain development
Tenure-stream faculty members in School Psychology:
Courtney N. Baker, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Program Director (www.courtneynbaker.com<nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.courtneynbaker.com&data=02%7C01%7Clockman%40tulane.edu%7C2207336dae89482109ba08d74c1a3166%7C9de9818325d94b139fc34de5489c1f3b%7C0%7C0%7C6…>; <>): Early childhood, violence prevention, dissemination and implementation science
Sarah A. O. Gray, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (<>): Early childhood social-emotional development, stress and trauma, parenting
Bonnie K. Nastasi, Ph.D., Professor (<>): School-based mental health programming, child rights, mixed methods research
Stacy Overstreet, Ph.D., Professor (<>): Stress and trauma, resilience, school-based mental health