VITA

Andrea D. Clements, Ph.D.

234 N. Gilmer Park

Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

Cell: (423) 202-0188              Office: (423) 439-6661

 

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D. (1991) Educational Psychology, The University of Alabama, Area of Behavioral Studies

                      Minors: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Statistics, Rehabilitation Counseling

M.A.  (1984) Rehabilitation Counseling, The University of Alabama, Area of Behavioral Studies

B.S.   (1982) Interdisciplinary Counseling, The University of Alabama, New College

 

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Professor of Psychology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, 2005-Present

 

I joined the faculty of the Department of Psychology after 10 years of service within the College of Education at ETSU. Primary teaching responsibilities involve teaching undergraduate and graduate research methodology, Introduction to Psychology, and Behavior Analysis. I continue to share a research lab with the chair of the department studying the origins of children’s behavior, temperament, language, and eventually we hope to study parenting interventions. I also serve as the coordinator of the Psychology Honors-in-Discipline program, the undergraduate major in Child Psychological Sciences, and as the Online Instruction Resource Faculty Member.

 

Professor of Human Development and Learning and Program Coordinator, Department of Human Development and Learning, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, 2004-Present.

 

I became Program Coordinator for the Foundations of Human Development and Learning Program in December 2001. I began sharing an NIH funded research lab (Program for the Study of Infancy) in summer 2003 with Dr. Wallace Dixon, chair of the Psychology Department at ETSU.

 

Associate Professor of Human Development and Learning, Department of Human Development and Learning, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1998-2004.

 

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Learning, Department of Human Development and Learning, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1995-1998.

 

Assistant Professor of Educational and Developmental Psychology, Counseling and Educational Psychology Department, West Georgia College, Carrollton, Georgia, 1991-1995.

 

In this position I taught most of the undergraduate Developmental Psychology courses, as well as research methods, tests and measurements, educational psychology, and more specific human development courses at the graduate level.  I successfully obtained intramural funding for research related to human development, and was active in the pursuit of extramural funding.  I served on numerous committees, and directed research of masters and educational specialist students.  I also was one of the first two faculty members to teach a distance-learning course over closed circuit television at the college.

 

Instructor, Department of Educational Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1991.

 

I taught a full load (3 semester courses) of educational psychology and educational statistics to undergraduates during the semester of my doctoral dissertation defense.

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Departments of Educational Psychology and Educational Research, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1988-1990.

 

I had full responsibility for teaching two courses per semester in either educational psychology or educational statistics from 1/89 - 12/90.  The fall semester of 1988 I taught three lab sections of 45 students each for a general psychology course.

 

Psychological Testing/ Assessment, Disability Determination, Birmingham, Alabama, 1987-1991; Belser-Parton Reading Center, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1989-1990; Sarasota Counseling and Psychotherapy Center, Nokomis, Florida, 1984.

 

I performed individual intelligence testing, reading assessments, and personality testing over several years in multiple settings with children and adults.

 

Licensed Professional Counselor, Private Practice, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1987-1988.

 

I had a small private practice in which I worked primarily with a psychiatric caseload in cooperation with a local mental health center.

 

Assistant Director/Instructor, Career Planning and Placement Office, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, 1984-1987.

 

I was responsible for designing and implementing all career counseling and testing performed by the Career Planning and Placement Office.  I also taught several sections of a career exploration course for undergraduates which I designed.

 

Liaison Counselor, Alabama State Department of Rehabilitation, Spain Rehabilitation Center, Birmingham, Alabama, 1984.

 

I was responsible for discharge planning and referring acutely injured rehabilitation clients (primarily spinal cord and head injured) to vocational rehabilitation counselors within their community prior to discharge from the center.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

­Manuscripts Under Review­

 

Clements, A. D., Parker, C. R., Jr., Salley, B. J., Dixon, W. E., Jr. Marshmallows Used as Saliva Stimulant Do Not Affect Cortisol Concentrations: Finally a Palatable Alternative for Toddler Saliva Collection . Developmental Psychobiology.

Clements, A. D., Polaha, J., Dixon, W. E., Jr., & Brownlee, J. The Assessment and Treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder  in Rural Primary Care: A Comparison of Pediatricians and Family Practice Physicians. Journal of Rural Community Psychology.

 

Manuscripts Under Revision­

 

 

 

­Manuscripts In Preparation

 

Clements, A. D., Dixon, W. E., Jr., & Salley, B. J. Relationship among prenatal and birth factors and temperament as measured by the ECBQ.

Clements, A. D. & Hamler, I. The recent history and effectiveness of saliva collection methods used with children 0-18 years of age.

Schetzina, K. E., Rhodes, S. D., Clements, A. D., Cohen, G., Dunn, … Rural Health Risk Behavior Phase 1 Manuscript

Scott D. Rhodes, PhD, MPH,  Karen E. Schetzina, MD, MPH, Thomas McCoy, MS, Andrea D. Clements; PhD, Michael S. Dunn, PhD, Gail Cohen, MD, David O. Chastain, MD, Robert H. DuRant, PhD. Illicit drug use among middle school students in rural Appalachia.

Clements, A. D. & Clements, V. C. Hold your tongue: A teenage look at the book of James.

 

Books

 

            Clements, A. D. (2004). Homeschooling: A research-based how-to manual. Lanham, MD ScarecrowEducation.

 

Refereed Articles, Monographs, and Chapters

 

Wenders, J. T., & Clements, A. D. (2006). An analysis of the economic impact of home and private schooling in Nevada. Home School Researcher.

Dixon, W. E., Jr., Salley, B. J., & Clements, A. D. (2006). Temperament, distraction, and learning in toddlerhood, Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 342-357.

­Wenders, J. T., & Clements, A. D. (2005). Analysis: Homeschooling in Nevada: The budgetary impact. Research report produced by the Nevada Policy Research Institute.

Snider, J. B., Clements, A. D., & Vazsonyi, A. T. (2004). Late adolescent perceptions of parent religiosity and parenting processes. Family Process, 43, 489-502.

Clements, A. D., & Myrick P. W. (2002). Requirements for Education on the Protection of Human Research Subjects: Implications for Educational Researchers. Journal of Research in Education, 21, 131-138.

Newbill, S. L. & Clements, A. D. (2000).  Developing an identity of third-graders. Research in the Schools, 7, 59-69.

Clements, A. D., & Parker, C. R., Jr. (1998).  The relationship between salivary cortisol concentrations in frozen versus mailed samples.  Psychoneuroendocrinology, 23, 613-616.

Stone, J. E., & Clements, A. D. (1998).  Research and innovation:  Let the buyer beware.  In Spillane, R. R., & Regnier, P. (Eds.) The School Superintendent of the Future. Gaithersburg, MD:  Aspen Publishers.

Clements, A. D. (1997) Mild traumatic brain injury in multiple trauma patients:  The problem of delayed diagnosis, Journal of Rehabilitation, 63, 3 - 6.

Clements, A. D., & Rothenberg, L. (1996).  Testing at higher taxonomic levels:  Are we jeopardizing reliability by increasing complexity? Research in the Schools, 3, 45-50.

Clements, A. D. (1995).  Student attitudes and achievement after enhancing the experiential component of an undergraduate developmental psychology course.  Teaching of Psychology, 22, 115-118.

Iran-Nejad, A., Marsh, G., and Clements, A. D. (1992).  The figure and the ground of constructive brain functioning:  Beyond explicit memory processes.  Educational Psychologist, 27, 473-492.

Clements, A. D. (1992).  The incidence of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder in children whose mothers experienced extreme psychological stress during pregnancy, The Georgia Educational Researcher, 9, 1-14.

 

Refereed Abstracts

 

Clements, A.D., Dixon, W.E., Jr. & Gorniewicz, J. (2006, October). The relationship among maternal temperament characteristics and premature rupture of membranes (PROM). [Abstract]. Developmental Psychobiology,

Salley, B. J. Clements, A. D., Dixon, W. E., Jr., & Stanley, R. (2005). Relationship among prenatal and birth factors and temperament as measured by the ECBQ. [Abstract]. Developmental Psychobiology, 47, 447.

Clements, A. D. (2005). Comparison of cortisol concentrations using six saliva stimulation methods. [Abstract]. Developmental Psychobiology,47, 423.

Clements, A. D. (2005, April). Variations in ADHD diagnosis and medication prescription by physicians in southern Appalachia. [Abstract]. Abstracts of the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development.

Snider, J. B., Vazsonyi, A. T., Clements, A. D., & Gaylor, A. K. (2004). Late adolescent perceptions of parent religiosity and parenting processes. [Abstract].  2004 NCFR Abstracts, Orlando, FL.

Clements, A. D., & Bayard, M. M. (2002, August). Changes in social behavior of children with much younger siblings: A case study. [Abstract]. Abstracts of the meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Clements, A. D. (2001) Use of the CPRS-48 with children under 3 years of age. [Abstract]. Developmental Psychobiology, 38, 197.

Clements, A. D. (2000) Relationship among wake time, food intake, age, and salivary cortisol concentrations in adults. [Abstract]. Developmental Psychobiology, 36, 238.

Clements, A. D. (1999). The relationship between antenatal betamethasone administration and the incidence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. [Abstract]. Abstracts of the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development.

Clements, A. D. (1999). The Completeness of Maternity and Premature Infants’ Medical Charts: Implication for Chart-based Research Studies [Abstract]. Abstracts of the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development.

Clements, A. D. (1998). The relationship between salivary cortisol concentrations in frozen versus mailed samples [Abstract]. Developmental Psychobiology, 32.

Clements, A. D., & Franks, M. K. (1997). Prediction of mean salivary cortisol level in children using one sample: Time of day is critical [Abstract]. Developmental Psychobiology, 30, 246. 

Clements, A. D. (1996).  A preliminary assessment of cortisol and behavior in young children:  A look at instrumentation, methodology, and diurnal rhythm of cortisol levels [Abstract].  Infant Behavior & Development: Special ICIS Issue, 19, 397.

Clements, A. D. (1995).  A literature analysis investigating an endocrinological etiology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). [Abstract]. Abstracts of the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development.

 

Other Publications

 

Clements, A. D. (1996, February).  Understanding leads to coping with a traumatic brain injury.  The Carrollton Connection, p. 8A.

Clements, A. D.  Ask Dr. Mom.  The Community Connection, Carrollton, GA, Column written monthly September, 1994 - November, 1997.

Clements, A. D. (January, 1994).  The Research Report: Student responses to increasing experiential requirements in undergraduate teacher education courses.  Carrollton, GA:  Regional Education Center. 

Clements, A. D. (1993, June).  A study to test the relationship between prenatal conditions and hyperactivity.  Gatherings, 6 (3), 6. 

Clements, A. D. (1992, March). Hyperactivity in children.  Challenges to Teacher Education:  Improvements in the Making:  Improvements in the Making, 4, 5.

Clements, A. D. (1992).  Teaching undergraduates to think about ways to accommodate student differences through guided inquiry.  Tuscaloosa, AL:  The University of Alabama, College of Education (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. 337 064)


 

Allen, J. R., Bieber, W. H., Clements, A. D., Fritscha, Q. J., Harrison, P. L., Hughes, K. R., Iran-Nejad, a., Johnson, B. W., Lee, G. R., Malcolm, R. C., Shastri, A. V., Smith, E. S., Turner, T. E., Whetstone, D. T., & Williams, J. B. (1990).  Handbook for undergraduate educational psychology students.  Tuscaloosa, Alabama:  Educational Psychology Department, The University of Alabama. 

 

DISSERTATION

 

Clements, A. D. (1991). The incidence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children whose mothers experienced extreme psychological stress during pregnancy. Dissertation Abstracts International. Vol 52(5-A), Nov 1991, pp. 1686

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

International and National

 

Clements, A.D., Dixon, W. E., Jr., & Gorneiwicz, J. (2007, March-April). Maternal Temperament as a Predictor of Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding Outcomes. Poster accepted for presentation at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.

Rosenbaum, T., Dixon, W. E., Jr., & Clements, A. D. (2007, March-April). Proximity Seeking Behavior Predicts Toddler Cognitive Performance. Poster accepted for presentation at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.

Clements, A.D., Dixon, W.E., Jr. & Gorniewicz, J. (2006, October). The relationship among maternal temperament characteristics and premature rupture of membranes (PROM). Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Atlanta, GA.

Clements, A. D., Dixon, W. E., Jr., & Salley, B. J. (2006, June). Obtaining saliva from toddlers for cortisol concentration determination. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Infancy. Kyoto, Japan.

Dixon, W. E., Jr., Salley, B. J., Clements, A. D., & Gorniewicz, J. (2006, June). Temperament, Distraction, and Learning in Toddlerhood. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Infancy. Kyoto, Japan.

Salley, B. J. Clements, A. D., Dixon, W. E., Jr., & Stanley, R. (November, 2005). Relationship among prenatal and birth factors and temperament as measured by the ECBQ. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Washington, DC.

Clements, A. D. (November, 2005). Comparison of cortisol concentrations using six saliva stimulation methods. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Washington, DC.

Clements, A. D. (2005, April). Variations in ADHD diagnosis and medication prescription by physicians in southern Appalachia. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, Georgia.

Snider, J. B., & Clements, A. D. (2004, November). Late adolescent perceptions of parent religiosity and parenting processes. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Clements, A. D., & Bayard, M. M. (2002, August). Changes in social behavior of children with much younger siblings: A case study. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Clements, A. D. (2002, April). Socialization of children with much younger siblings: A case study. Paper presented at the Conference on Human Development, Charlotte, NC.

Clements, A. D. (2001, April). Effectiveness of an Online College Course for Parents Who Homeschool Their Children. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.

Clements, A. D. (2000, November). Use of the CPRS-48 with children under 3 years of age. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, New Orleans, LA.

Clements, A. D. (1999, October) Relationship among wake time, food intake, age, and salivary cortisol concentrations in adults. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Coral Gables, FL

Clements, A. D. (1999, April) The relationship between antenatal betamethasone administration and the incidence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, NM

Clements, A. D. (1999, April) The completeness of maternity and premature infants’ medical charts: Implications for chart-based research studies. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, NM

Clements, A. D. (1997, October).  The relationship between salivary cortisol concentrations in frozen versus mailed samples.  Paper presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, New Orleans, LA

Clements, A. D. & Franks, M. D. (1996, November). Prediction of mean salivary cortisol level in children using one sample:  Time of day is critical.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Washington, DC

Clements, A. D. (1996, April).  A preliminary  assessment of cortisol and behavior in young children:  A look at instrumentation, methodology, and diurnal rhythm.  Paper presented at the 10th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Providence, RI

Clements, A. D. (1995, April).  A literature analysis investigating an endocrinological etiology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Indianapolis, IN

Clements, A. D. (1992, April).  The incidence of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder in children whose mothers experienced extreme psychological stress during pregnancy.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA 

Iran-Nejad, A., & Clements, A. D. (1991, April).  The Biofunctional Perspective.  Paper presented as a part of a symposium entitled “Cognitive Theories of the Brain,” American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL 

 

Regional

 

Leonard, K., & Clements, A. D. (2006, November). A comparison of educational aspirations and graduation rates in four rural Tennessee counties. Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Birmingham, AL.

Clements, A. D. (2004, November). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Variations in diagnostic criteria and medication prescription by physicians in southern Appalachia. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Gatlinburg, TN.

Clements, A. D. (2003, February). Requirements for Training in the Ethical Treatment of Human Research Subjects: Implications for Educational Researchers. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC (unable to attend due to institutional travel freeze).

Clements, A. D. (2002, November). Requirements for Training in the Ethical Treatment of Human Research Subjects: Implications for Educational Researchers. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Chattanooga, TN.

Leonard, R., & Clements, A. D. (2002, November). Parental Attitudes Toward Cross-Gender Behavior. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Chattanooga, TN.

Leonard, R., & Clements, A. D. (2002, November). Parental Gender Typing of Toys and Play Behaviors. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Chattanooga, TN.

Clements, A. D. (2002, February). Variety Of Teaching Methodologies Used By Homeschoolers: Case Studies Of Three Homeschooling Families. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.

Clements, A. D., & Cockerham, S. (2002, February). Problems (and solutions) in Online Teaching II. Symposium Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.

Clements, A. D., & Cockerham, S. (2001, February). Problems (and solutions) in Online Teaching. Focused Dialogue Session Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC.

Clements, A. D. (2001, February). Students’ Use of Email for Instructor Contact in Web-Enhanced and Non-Web-Enhanced College Courses. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC.

Clements, A. D. & Byous, M. (1999, February). Introductory Psychology Need Not Be a Prerequisite for Developmental Lifespan Psychology. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC

Charlesworth, J., Clements, A., & Rothenberg, L. (1997, February)  Increasing Active Learning, Higher-Order Thinking, and Relevance/Meaningfulness in the University Classroom.  Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC

Clements, A. D. & Rothenberg, L. (1996, February).  The relationship among item complexity, item format, and test length: Implications for reliability.  Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Cambridge, MA

Clements, A. D. (1996, February).  The effects of infusion of Deming’s Total Quality Management in a K-12 curriculum.  Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Cambridge, MA

Newbill, S. L. & Clements, A. D. (1995, November).  A qualitative analysis of third graders’ responses to open ended questions.  Paper presented at the Mid-south Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Clements, A. D. (1995, March). A literature analysis investigating an endocrinological etiology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Savannah, GA

Clements, A. D., Hamilton, N., & Rothenberg, L. (1995, March).  Testing at higher taxonomic levels: Are we exchanging reliability for complexity?  Paper presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Hilton Head, SC

Clements, A. D. (1994, March).  Effects of increasing experiential requirements when teaching developmental psychology.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.  New Orleans, LA

Clements, A. D. (1992, November).  Prenatal stress and the incidence of ADHD in children.  Paper presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Knoxville, TN 

Clements, A. D. (1990, November).  Teaching students to think about accommodating student differences through the use of guided inquiry.  Paper presented as a part of a symposium entitled “Four lessons for teaching undergraduates how to think in educational psychology” at the Mid-South Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA 

Clements, A. D. (1990, November).  The incidence of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children whose mothers experienced extreme psychological stress during pregnancy:  A preliminary literature review.  Paper presented at the Mid-South Annual Conference on Psychology in the Schools, Nashville, TN

 

State

 

Marion, G., Blankenship, C., Burkitt, C., & Clements, A. D. (1996, October). Education 2000:  Improving Technology and professional development--A five-county consortium. East Tennessee Education Association annual meeting, Knoxville, TN

Clements, A. D., Hamilton, N., & Rothenberg, L. (1994, November).  An analysis of undergraduate educational psychology tests with regard to Bloom’s taxonomy.  Paper presented at the Georgia Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA 

Clements, A. D. (1993, November).  Change in student evaluation attitudes after increasing experiential requirements in an undergraduate developmental psychology course.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association, Atlanta, GA

Clements, A. D. (1992, November).  ADHD: A second look at its relationship to prenatal stress.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association, Atlanta,

Clements, A. D. (1991, November).  The incidence of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder in children whose mothers experienced extreme psychological stress during pregnancy.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association, Atlanta, GA 

Other Papers Presented

Worksite stress management intervention:  The psychological perspective versus the business perspective.  (1990), Employer bias against previously injured workers:  A pilot study.  (1989), Home schooling:  A literature review.  (1989), The supermom syndrome.  (1988), Career exploration and employment information needs of university students.  (1986).

 


 

GRANTS

 

Funded                             

                                                                                                    

Funding Source: ETSU Research Development Committee Small Grant

Grant Title: Competition-Attention Paradigm for the Study of Infancy – 2006 (funding for Emotional Availability training tapes & toys as compensation for participation)

Dates of funding: 2/2006-6/2006

Amount: $650

 

Funding Source: ETSU Research Development Committee Small Grant

Grant Title: A comparison of saliva collection methods for the determination of cortisol concentrations and relationship of cortisol levels to temperament characteristics

Dates of funding: 3/2005-6/2005

Amount: $1200

 

Funding Source: ETSU Research Development Committee Small Grant

Grant Title: The Incidence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children who received steroid      treatment for lung maturation prior to delivery

Dates of funding: 3/17/99-6/30/99

Amount: $980 

 

Funding Source: ETSU Instructional Development Grant        

Grant Title: Statistical software for Research in Human Development and Learning Course

Dates of funding: 3/17/99-6/30/99

Amount: $300 

 

Funding Source: University of Alabama in Birmingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Grant Title: The relationship between salivary cortisol concentrations in frozen versus mailed samples

Dates of funding: 1997

Amount: $500 (in kind dollar equivalent for laboratory analyses)        

 

Funding Source: ETSU Research Development Committee Major Grant               

Grant Title: The Incidence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children who received steroid      treatment for lung maturation prior to delivery

Dates of funding: 7/1/96-6/30/97

Amount: $5,960 

 

Funding Source: ETSU Research Development Committee Small Grant

Grant Title: The Relationship Among Salivary Cortisol, Activity and Attention Levels in Children

Dates of funding: 1/1/95-6/30/96

Amount: $980

 

Funding Source: West Georgia College Faculty Research Grant

Grant Title: Pilot study investigating cord blood and salivary cortisol, neonatal activity level, prenatal events, and ADHD

Dates of funding: 9/95 - 5/96

Amount: $2,245          

 

Funding Source: University of Alabama in Birmingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Grant Title: Cortisol analysis of umbilical cord serum, neonatal saliva, and saliva of children through age nine: Pilot study (Note: Project was never initiated)

Dates of funding: 11/94 - completion

Amount: $8,000-10,000 (in kind dollar equivalent for laboratory analyses)        

 


 

Funding Source: West Georgia College Faculty Seed Grant

Grant Title: Relationship between salivary cortisol and children’s attention and activity levels

Dates of funding: 9/94 - 5/95

Amount: $500          

 

Funding Source: Regional Education Center, West Georgia College

Grant Title: Bloom’s taxonomy as assessed in undergraduate educational psychology tests (continuation)

Dates of funding: 9/93-12/93

Amount: $1,020

 

Funding Source: Regional Education Center, West Georgia College

Grant Title: Bloom’s taxonomy as assessed in undergraduate educational psychology tests

Dates of funding: 7/92-6/93

Amount: $479

 

Funding Source: University of Alabama SGA Student Research Grant

Grant Title: The incidence of ADHD in children of mothers who experienced extreme psychological stress during pregnancy

Dates of funding: 1990

Amount: $500          

 

Written but not funded

 

Funding Source: ETSU Research Development Committee Major Grant               

Grant Title: Prenatal Stress Reduction in Adolescent Pregnancy using Pregnancy Support Person/Doula

Dates of funding: 7/1/2005 – 6/30/2006

Amount: $6352.50

Funding Source: ETSU Research Development Committee Major Grant               

Grant Title: Comparison of Saliva Stimulation Methods for Measurement of Salivary Cortisol Concentrations

Dates of requested funding: 7/2004 – 6/2005

Amount: $7984.97

 

Funding Source: NIH – NICHD       

Grant Title: Prenatal programming of infant HPA Axis activity

Dates of funding: 9/2004 – 9/2009

Amount: $1,022,000

 

Funding Source: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Grant Title: Prevention of ADHD through prenatal stress reduction

Application Date: 2000

Amount requested: $772,553          
 

Funding Source: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Grant Title: Maternal prenatal cortisol programming of fetal HPA Axis

Dates of requested funding: 1997

Amount requested: $376,329

 

Funding Source: Jimmy Durante Children’s Fund and Prevent Child Abuse Program, Order of the Eagles, Tennessee AERIE

Grant Title: Funding for Pediatric Behavior Medicine Database

Dates of requested funding: 1997

Amount requested: $1000

 


 

Funding Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Grant Title: Prenatal events, neonatal activity levels, umbilical cord and salivary cortisol, and attention in children from birth to seven

Dates of requested funding: 1994

Amount requested: $451,000

 

COURSES TAUGHT

 

Undergraduate

 

Introduction to Psychology                                            Educational Psychology

Behavior Modification                                       Tests and Measurements

Managing Child Behavior                                              Probability and Statistics

Principles of Psychological Research                             Research Methods in Human Development

Developmental Psychology II                                        Research, Evaluation, & Assessment

Child Psychology                                                          Homeschooling

Adolescent Psychology                                     Infant, Toddler, Child Development

Adolescent and Adult Psychology                                 Lifespan Developmental Psychology

 

Graduate

 

Research Methods                                                        Advanced Developmental Psychology

Tests, Measurement, and Evaluation                              Advanced Educational Psychology

Child Development                                                       Adolescent and Adult Development

Classroom Testing

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

 

Faculty Recognition Award in Research, College of Education, East Tennessee State University (2003)

Nominated for the Faculty Recognition Award in Teaching, College of Education, East Tennessee State University (2002)

Appointed Program Coordinator for the Foundations of Human Development and Learning Program

within the Human Development and Learning Department at East Tennessee State University

(2001)

Phi Delta Kappa Research Award (1995)

Pyramid Award for Research (1995)

 “For a Wonderful Teacher” Award, Presented by West Georgia College Students (1993)

Certificate of Recognition, American Educational Research Association (1992)

Georgia Educational Research Association Distinguished Paper Award (1991)

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Graduate School, The University of Alabama (1990)

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, College of Education, The University of Alabama (1990)

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, Area of Behavioral Studies, The University of Alabama         (1990)

Faculty Recognition Award, Area of Behavioral Studies, The University of Alabama (1989)

Paul W. Terry Memorial Scholarship in Educational Psychology (1989)

 


 

CONSULTING

 

Invited Professional Teaching Knowledge Standards Reviewer, American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence, February 2007

Item Writer and Analyst, American Board for the Certification of Teacher Excellence, Professional Teacher Knowledge, 2004-2006

Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Marriage and Family, Family Relations, 2002-Present.

Item Writer, ACT, 2003

Developmental and Educational Psychology Textbook Reviewer, McGraw-Hill, Brown & Benchmark, Prentice-Hall, Longman Publishing Group, 1993-present.

CLEP Test Standardization, Developmental Lifespan Psychology, Educational Testing Service, May, 2000

Vocational Expert/Life Care Planner, Private consultant, Johnson City, TN; Atlanta, Canton, and Carrollton, Georgia, 1991-1997.

Certified Evaluator/Validator, Georgia State Department of Education, Atlanta, Georgia, 1992-1995.

 

WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS

 

Socialization of children with much younger siblings, Early Childhood Conference, Center of Excellence in Early Childhood, East Tennessee State University, Summer 2003

Normal Development of Preschoolers, 2002 Tri-Cities Children’s Ministry Training Conference, Johnson City, TN, October, 2002

If God Started a Weekday Preschool, What Would it Look Like? 2002 Tri-Cities Children’s Ministry Training Conference, Johnson City, TN, October, 2002.

It’s Not Just a Job: It’s A Ministry, Heritage Baptist Church, Johnson City, TN, 2002

Walk Through the Nursery Policies, Interactive training session for nursery workers, Heritage Baptist Church, Johnson City, TN, 2001

Saxon Math Teacher Training, Providence Academy, Johnson City, TN, October, 2001.

Normal Developmental Characteristics of Preteens: A Parent Orientation, Heritage Baptist Church, Johnson City, TN, September, 2001; September 1999

Comforting and Interacting with Infants and Toddlers, Heritage Baptist Church, Johnson City, TN March, 2001

Discipline for Young Children, 2000 Tri-Cities Children’s Ministry Training Conference, Johnson City, TN, September, 2000.

Netscape:  Goals 2000 Technology Training for teachers in rural Tennessee, August, 1996, June, 1997.

Computer In-service Training, North Side Elementary School, June, 1997.

Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences.  Half-day workshop, SOAR of America, Inc., Atlanta, GA (September, 1993; February, 1994; September, 1994)

Job Hunting and Interviewing Skills.  Workshop for underprivileged teenagers.  Carrollton Parks and Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, Carrollton, GA, 1992.

Test Construction for Teachers.  Graduate level media class.  West Georgia College, Carrollton, GA, 1992.

 

INVITED ADDRESSES/INTERVIEWS

 

Research in Prenatal  Stress and Children’s Behavior, Psi Chi Induction Ceremony, April 2006

Homeschooling, Institute for Continued Learning, East Tennessee State University, April 2006

Homeschooling, Dr. Jane Broderick’s early childhood class, ETSU Bristol, Spring 2004

Homeschooling, College of Education Fall Faculty Retreat, 2000.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Kingsport Kiwanis Club, November 2000.

Homeschooling, EDFN 2100, Fall 2000 (two classes), Spring 2001; The Marc Bernier Show, WXBQ Radio; July, 2000, WJCW Radio News, June, 2000; The Elizabethton Star Newspaper, June, 2000; WJHL TV, Summer, 1999

Stroller/Toddler Time: Discipline Do’s and Don’ts, Health Resources Center of Johnson City Medical Center, June, 2000.

Learning Styles, Appalachian Music Teachers Association, November, 1999.

Prenatal and Neonatal Ministry, Tri-Cities Conference on Children’s Ministries, August, 1996.

Current Research on ADHD: Origin(s) and Treatments.  Carroll County Support Group for Parents of Children with ADHD, November, 1992.

The Typical Characteristics of Preadolescent Males.  Roundtable of the Boys Scouts of America, Carrollton, GA, November, 1992.

The Relationship Between ADHD and Prenatal Stress.  Community Advisory Council to the West Georgia College School of Education, March, 1992.

 

AFFILIATIONS AND CREDENTIALS

 

Education Consumers Foundation, Secretary

Society for Research in Child Development  (SRCD), presented (1995, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2001), attended (1993)

International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD), presented (2002)

International Society for Developmental Psychobiology (ISDP), presented (1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2005)

International Society for Infant Studies  (ISIS), presented (1996, 2006)

Eastern Educational Research Association (EERA), Board of Directors: Director of Ethics (2001-2003); presented (1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002); presented and served as discussant (1996)

Mid-South Educational Research Association (MSERA), Presented (1990, 2002, 2004)

Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA), presented (1992, 1994, 1995), started Special Interest Group in “Physiological Correlates of Human Behavior” (1995), chaired session (1993), reviewed papers (1992-94)

American Educational Research Association (AERA), presented (1991, 1992)

Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA), presented (1991-94), chaired sessions (1992-94)

National Certified Counselor (NCC), certified since 1985

Licensed Professional Counselor (Alabama - expired)

 

DOCTORAL, MASTER’S, AND HONORS COMMITTEES

 

Nash, Crystal, Undergraduate Honors Thesis, 1997

Deborah Terry Patterson, MA, Clinical Psychology, 1998, “A study of the effects of mentoring on self-concept and academic performance of college students with learning disabilities

Charles Heping Deng, EdD Educational Leadership, 2000, “Statistical power analysis of dissertations completed by students majoring in educational leadership at Tennessee universities

Lori Klinger, MA, Clinical Psychology, 2000, Thesis available online at:

http://etd-submit.etsu.edu/etd/theses/available/etd-0810100-071526/

Loren Wallace Bennett, OD, MPH, 2000, “Compliance with clinical guidelines for annual dilated eye examinations in a diabetic veteran population”

Catherine Kramer, MPH, 2003

Padgett, Nancy, Undergraduate Honors Thesis, 2004

Mary Rausch, EdD, Educational Leadership, 2005 Dissertation available online at:

http://etd-submit.etsu.edu/etd/theses/available/etd-0425105-154507/

Brenda Salley, MA, Clinical Psychology, 2005 Thesis available online at:

http://etd-submit.etsu.edu/etd/theses/available/etd-0404105-120950/

Robin Leonard, MA, General Psychology, 2005, “Aggression: Relationships with Sex, Gender Role Identity, and Gender Role Stress” Thesis available online at:

http://etd-submit.etsu.edu/etd/theses/available/etd-0715105-101654/

Mabe, Geoffrey R, MA, Psychology, 2006, “Parenting Style and its Relationship to Interpretation of the Bible and Worship Style in College Students “Thesis available online at:

http://etd-submit.etsu.edu/etd/theses/available/etd-1114105-160147/

Rebecca Stanley, MA, Clinical Psychology,

Russ, Carolyn Frances, MA, Curriculum and Instruction (K-8), 2006

Hollowell, Kristina, Undergraduate Honors Thesis, 2007

Cudebec, Jennifer, MA, Psychology, 2007

Hamler, Isaiah, MA, Psychology, 2007

Abel, Hannah, Undergraduate Honors Thesis, 2007

Dodd, Naomi, MA, Psychology, 2008

 

COMMITTEES

 

ETSU Institutional Review Board, chair (2003 - present); chair-elect (2003); member (2001-2003)

§         Expedited review subcommittee (2001 – 2003)

Review Committee, ETSU Honors College Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Program, Spring 2006

Review Committee, College of Arts & Sciences Summer Research Fellowship Program, Spring 2006

Search Committee, Director, Human Subjects Protection Program East Tennessee State University (2005)

Search Committee, Dean, College of Education (2003-2004)

Professional Education Core Curriculum Planning Committee, College of Education, East Tennessee State University (2002)

Tenure and Promotion Criteria Review Committee, HDAL Department, East Tennessee State University (2001)

General Education Advisory Council, East Tennessee State University, 3-year appointment (2000-

2003)

§         Chair, General Education Course Certification Subcommittee for Communications and Humanities (Spring 2003)

Chair, Educational Foundations Instructor Search Committee, HDAL Department, East Tennessee

State University (1999, Co-Chair 2002)

Assessment Advisory Council, East Tennessee State University, third 3-year appointment (1996-

2003)

§         Enrolled Student Survey Summary Subcommittee (2002-2003)

§         Survey Items Subcommittee, Assessment Advisory Committee, East Tennessee State University (1997-1998)

Technology Committee, College of Education, East Tennessee State University, (1998 – 2001)

§         Chair, Technology Implementation Subcommittee (2000-2001)

Committee on Organization and Structure, College of Education, East Tennessee State University (1997-1998)

Committee of Judges on Advances in Methodology, Excellent Publications Competition,

            Division H, AERA (1997)

Quillen Chair of Excellence in Education Search Committee, (1997)

Dissertation and Thesis Committees, East Tennessee State University (ongoing)

Assessment Committee, College of Education, East Tennessee State University (1996-1997)

Travel Committee, Human Development and Learning Department, East Tennessee State University      (1996)

Presidential Appointee, Sponsored Operations Restructuring Committee, West Georgia College

            (1994-1995)

Faculty Governance Council, School of Education, West Georgia College (1994-present)

Chair, Student Research Assistant Program Committee, West Georgia College (1993-1994)

Student Services Committee, West Georgia College (1993-1994)

Alternate, Faculty Governance Council, School of Education, West Georgia College (1993-94)

Academic Affairs Committee, School of Education, West Georgia College (1992-1993)

Director of Sponsored Operations Search Committee, Office of Budget and Research Services, West   Georgia College (1993)

Chair, Assessment Committee, Member, Educational Psychology Committee, Curriculum Planning        Committee, CACREP Study Committee, Doctoral Program Study Committee, Counseling and        Educational Psychology Department, West Georgia College (1992-present)

SACS Accreditation Self Study Committee, West Georgia College (1991-92)

Physical Education Faculty Search Committee, School of Education, West Georgia College (1991-92)

Chair, Student Concerns Committee, School of Education, West Georgia College (1991-92)

Chair, Advisory Committee to the Dean of Education, The University of Alabama (1990-91)

Chair, Area of Behavioral Studies Student Advisory Committee, The University of Alabama (1990-91)

 

OTHER UNIVERSITY SERVICE

 

Online Instruction Resource Faculty, Department of Psychology, appointed 2006

Child Psychological Science Program Coordinator, Department of Psychology, 2006-present

Judge, ETSU Student Research Forum, Spring 2006

Honors in Discipline Coordinator, Department of Psychology, 2005-present

Judge, ETSU Student Research Forum, Spring 2003

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

 

­­Noldus Observer, Software Training, Program for the Study of Infancy, East Tennessee State University, January 2005

Item Writing Workshop, American Board for the Certification of Teacher Excellence, Washington, DC, Fall 2004

Advanced FrontPage – Video, Audio, and Animation, East Tennessee State University, Fall 2004.

Advising Workshop – New Curriculum Changes, East Tennessee State University, March 2004.

IRB Training, PRIM&R/ARENA, Washington, DC, December 2003.

Photoshop Training, East Tennessee State University, Fall 2003.

IMSeries Curriculum Mapping Software Training, East Tennessee State University, December 2002.

WebCT Training, Faculty Mentoring Center, East Tennessee State University, October 2002.

Performance Assessment, College of Education, East Tennessee State University, August 2002.

PT3 Training Conference, College of Education, East Tennessee State University, May 2002.

PT3 Training Conference, Adelphia Center, February 2002.

Control, Conflict and Courseware: Intellectual Property in Online Education. Dallas TeleLearning Live Teleconference, Spring 2001.

Education on the Protection of Human Subjects, 2001.

NIH Grant Application Training Seminar, Fall 2000.

BlackBoard, UIT Training Seminar, December, 2000.

BlackBoard Introductory Session, Summer, 2000.

Online Testing: Assessment and Evaluation of Distance Learners, Dallas TeleLearning Live Teleconference, December, 1999.

WebWagon Web-Based Instruction Training Workshop, College of Education, East Tennessee State University, Fall, 1999.

The Effectiveness of Prenatal Care: New Evidence, New Paradigms. Harvard University, 1997.

Writing Across the Curriculum Workshop.  East Tennessee State University, 1997.

1993 Faculty Institute: Statistical Methods Renewal.  The University of Alabama, 1993.

Internet Skills (In-service Training).  West Georgia College, 1993.

Introduction to JMP.  Technology Training Session,  West Georgia College, 1993.

Attention Deficit in the School.  The University of Alabama, 1992.

Evaluator/Validator Training.  Georgia State Department of Education, Innovation Program, 1992.

Stress: It’s Killing Us, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Division of Continuing Education, May, 1986.

Sexuality, Disability, and Spinal Cord Injury, Medical Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Spain Rehabilitation Center, April, 1984.

Social Skills Training with Wheelchair Users, Medical Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Spain Rehabilitation Center, March, 1984.

Head Trauma:  A Multidisciplinary Treatment Approach, Medical Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Spain Rehabilitation Center, December, 1983.

Coping with Severe Disability:  Psychological-Emotional Deterrents to Achieve Personal and Vocational Independence, Medical Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Spain Rehabilitation Center, April, 1983.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

Preparation for Marriage, Short course for young women, Heritage Baptist Church (2005)

Homeschooling, Short course for adults interested in homeschooling, Heritage Baptist Church (2005)

Stage Manager, KidStuf Children’s Program, Heritage Baptist Church (2003-present)

Guest Speaker, Towne Acres Kindergarten (2004)

Training Director, Heritage Baptist Church Nursery Ministry (2001-present)

Youth Worker, Heritage Baptist Church (2000-2004)

Training Director, Heritage Baptist Church Nursery Ministry (2001 – present)

Education Consumers Association of the Tri Cities, member (1997-1999)

Infant and Toddler Nursery Supervisor, Heritage Baptist Church (1995-2001)

Technology Consultant, Rural Tennessee School Systems (1996-1997)

Strategic Planning Committee, Curriculum Review Committee, and Testing Consultant, Providence

            Academy (1995-1998)

Preteen Puppet Team, Assistant Director, Heritage Baptist Church (1996-97)

Children’s Sunday School Teacher, Fellowship Bible Church (1995)

PTA Member, The Georgian School (1994-95); Carrollton City Schools (1991-1993)

Volunteer, Food for the Homeless Program (1994)

Judge, Mental Health Association of Carroll County 1993 Essay Contest (1993)

Parent Assistant, Boy Scouts of America, Pack 901, Den 2 (1993)

Children’s Choir, King’s Chapel Presbyterian Church (1993-94)

Sex Education Facilitator, Sex and Family Education (SAFE) (1993-94)

Fundraising, Carrollton City Schools (1992)

New School Setup, Carrollton Elementary School PTA (1992)

Volunteer, Carrollton Parks and Recreation and Cultural Arts Department (1991-1994)

Speaker, Carrollton Speakers’ Bureau (1991-1995)