Steven Wayne Lee

School of Education - Educational Psychology
Chair, Department of Educational Psychology
Primary office:
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 618
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101

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 intervention and field experiences in school psychology. His research interests are in ecobehavioral consultation, whole class assessment systems, program evaluation, and classroom management. He, along with Dr. Chris Niileksela have developed the ecobehavioral consultation model. He is on the editorial board of School Psychology Forum. He is the principal investigator for numerous evaluation grants in the NE Kansas and western Missouri areas.

Steven Lee Specializes in general and test anxiety in children and youth, school program evaluation, functional behavior assessment, classroom level observations and interventions, and student assistance teams.


Ph.D., School Psychology American Psychological Association - Accredited Program in School Psychology NASP/NCATE Accredited Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

M.S., Educational Psychology, University of Nebraska-Omaha

B.A., Psychology, University of Nebraska-Omaha

Attended, Huron College



EPSY 798:Special Course: _____

EPSY 901:Research Practicum

EPSY 910:Practicum in School Psychology

EPSY 911:Advanced Practicum in School Psychology

EPSY 947:Specialist Research

EPSY 965:Consultation I: Theory

EPSY 975:Therapeutic Intervention: Home and School

EPSY 991:Ed.S. Internship in School Psychology

Teaching Interests

  • Psychoeducational consultation
  • Single case experimental design
  • Program evaluation, classroom management
  • Educational psychology

Research Interests

  • Problem solving, school reform
  • Program evaluation
  • Whole class analysis
  • Ecobehavioral consultation

The specialist program in school psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists
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Doctoral programs in school psychology and counseling psychology are accredited by the American Psychological Association
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