Six CEBS Faculty Selected for National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
- Friday, August 27th, 2021
WKU’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences is proud to announce its first faculty class selected for membership to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD).
THE NCFDD provides training, mentoring, and accountability for faculty all over the US to help them build successful academic careers. Members attend courses and webinars to improve their writing, research, productivity, and work-life balance. Learn more about the NCFDD at facultydiversity.org.
The six CEBS faculty members joining the NCFDD are:
Dr. Sungjin Im, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Dr. Im’s research focuses on bridging the gap between cognitive neuroscience and clinical science by applying a wide range of cutting-edge approaches including fMRI, EEG, ECG, EDA, EMG, impedance cardiograph, and computerized behavioral tasks.
Dr. Ellen Casale, Assistant Professor, School of Teacher Education
Dr. Casale’s research interests include students with more complex needs and low-incidence disabilities, including autism.
Dr. Tim Thornberry, Assistant Professor and Director of the Doctor of Psychology Program, Department of Psychology
Dr. Thornberry’s research relates to primary care psychology topics, especially parenting, prevention, and public health.
Dr. Jessie Torelli, Assistant Professor, School of Teacher Education
Dr. Torelli’s research focuses on improving assessment and intervention for students who engage in challenging behavior.
Dr. Soyoung Park, Assistant Professor, School of Teacher Education
Dr. Park’s research focuses on evidence-based mathematics interventions that identify effective instruction for students with learning disabilities and provides high-quality guidelines for both pre-service and in-service teachers.
Dr. Sarah Ochs, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Dr. Ochs’ research interests are technical adequacy and practical utility of universal screening measures, computer administered and computer adaptive approaches to administration and scoring, and issues related to early career development and training of future faculty.
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