People and places

Stay current with new division member announcements, professional appointments and career moves

The faculty at North Carolina State University offers the following updates:

  • John Begeny, who specializes in academic interventions, connecting research with practice, and international education, was promoted to Associate Professor.

  • Jeff Braden is working administratively, as College Dean, but still maintains a small role advising graduate students along with scholarly work and other activities in the field.

  • Patricia Collins continues to direct the Psychoeducational Clinic and related programs including Study Skills camps for middle school students. She also works on one-on-one coaching for adolescents with executive functioning weaknesses, working memory training, and psychoeducational assessment of memory, learning, and attention.

  • Bill Erchul, now Program Director, received a distinguished service award from the American Board of Professional Psychology and will serve as President of the Society for the Study of School Psychology in 2013.

  • Mary Haskett is President of the Section on Child Maltreatment within APA Division 37. She is also co-chairing an APA Interdivisional Task Force on the Intersection of Child Maltreatment and Family Homelessness.

  • Ann Schulte is Co-PI on a newly funded IES Center, the National Center on Assessment and Accountability for Special Education.

  • Scott Stage's most current research interest involves empirically based response-to-intervention systems for students at-risk for emotional disabilities.

The faculty and students of the University of Missouri School Psychology would like to congratulate our colleague, friend, and mentor, Dr. Wendy Reinke, the 2011 recipient of the APA Division 16 Lightner Witmer Early Career Award.

Rick Short is now Dean of the School of Human Sciences and Humanities at the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

The Department of Psychology at the University if Macau, Macao SAR, China, is pleased to announced the addition of our 16th psychology faculty member, Dr. Lisbeth Ku who previously worked in Hong Kong. She will specialize in working with undergraduates.

After 6 years as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University, Vinny Alfonso has returned to the School Psychology program faculty where he is once again teaching, advising, and mentoring students. In addition, he is in his second year as NASP delegate from New York and the incoming president-elect of Division 16. He looks forward to working with and for the Division in the years ahead.

Steven Little and Angeleque Akin-Little co-hosted the 4th Annual New Zealand Educational Psychology Forum at Massey University in Auckland. The Forum is a national convention for educational (school) psychologists in New Zealand.