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School Psychology Program Faculty

Doctoral students typically seek (or are assigned) a faculty advisor upon admission to the program.

Steven Lee
Professor, Chair, Department of Educational Psychology
785-864-9701
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 618

Steven Lee received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in School Psychology in 1986. He has been on the faculty of the University of Kansas for 28 years. He is a Professor in the School Psychology Training Program. He teaches courses in psychological consultation, therapeutic... more

Patricia Lowe
Associate Professor
785-864-9710
634 Joseph R. Pearson Hall

Patricia Lowe is an Associate Professor in the School Psychology program at the University of Kansas. She received her doctoral degree in School Psychology with a Clinical Child emphasize from Texas A&M University. Prior to joining the faculty ranks at the University of Kansas, she completed... more

Chris Niileksela
785-864-1037
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 641

Christopher Niileksela received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in School Psychology in 2012. He is a lecturer for the School Psychology program and primarily teaches courses in applied behavior analysis, systems consultation, school-based practicum, and the psychoeducational clinic. His... more

Matt Reynolds
Associate Professor, Director of Training, School Psychology
785-864-9712
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 130T

Matthew Reynolds is an associate professor in the School Psychology Program, which is housed in the Department of Educational Psychology. He received his PhD in educational psychology (school psychology and quantitative methods) from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008. His research... more


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