Matthew R. Reynolds

School of Education - Educational Psychology
Associate Professor
Director of Training, School Psychology
Primary office:
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 130T
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101

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 interests are in latent variable modeling, with particular interest in the applications of those models to structure and study the development of human cognitive abilities. He also has interests in psychological assessment. Dr. Reynolds is currently on the editorial boards for Intelligence, the Journal of School Psychology, and Psychoeducational Assessment. In 2008 he won the John B Carroll award for most outstanding research methodology at the annual conference for the International Society for Intelligence Research and in 2010 won the KU School of Education award for Promising Scholar.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 2008


psychometric structure and measurement of human cognitive abilities; latent variable modeling; and longitudinal modeling of developmental psychopathology.

Dept Number Course Name Syllabus
EPSY 805 Individual Intelligence Testing syllabus
EPSY 835 Clinical Techniques in Academic Assessment and Intervention syllabus
EPSY 855 Psychoeducational Clinic I: Assessment, Consultation, and Intervention syllabus
EPSY 865 Psychoeducational Clinic 2: Assessment Consultation, and Intervention syllabus
EPSY 901 Research Practicum syllabus
EPSY 947 Specialist Research syllabus
EPSY 991 Ed.S. Internship in School Psychology syllabus

The specialist program in school psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists
School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
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Doctoral programs in school psychology and counseling psychology are accredited by the American Psychological Association
Involved in $22 million project to create new testing system for special education students
Robert Harrington is creating a certification program in bullying prevention for educators
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