Patricia A. Lowe

School of Education - Educational Psychology
Associate Professor
Ph.D., School Psychology with a Clinical-Child Emphasis Specialization tracks: Child and Family, and Neuropsychology, Texas A&M University
Primary office:
785-864-9710
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 634
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101


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 a pre- and a post-doctoral internship at the Warm Springs Counseling Center and Training Institute in Boise, Idaho. Professor Lowe is a licensed school psychologist in the State of Kansas and a licensed psychologist in the State of Idaho. She is also a National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) nationally certified school psychologist (NCSP). Her teaching interests are in the areas of developmental psychopathology, behavioral and personality assessment, and ethics. Her research interests are in the areas of anxiety in children, adolescents, and adults; behavioral and personality assessment; measurement; and prevention. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

Professor Lowe specializes in anxiety in children, adolescents, and adults, behavioral and personality assessment, measurement, and prevention.

Education

Ph.D., School Psychology with a Clinical-Child Emphasis Specialization tracks: Child and Family, and Neuropsychology, Texas A&M University

B.S., Psychology, Boise State University

Teaching

Patricia Lowe's teaching interests are in the areas of developmental psychopathology, behavioral and personality assessment, and ethics.

Courses:

EPSY 760:Ethics, Law, and Professional Issues in School Psychology

EPSY 770:Developmental Psychopathology: Diagnosis, Intervention, and Prevention

EPSY 860:Assessment of Behavior Problems and Personality

EPSY 901:Research Practicum

EPSY 947:Specialist Research

EPSY 975:Therapeutic Intervention: Home and School

Teaching Interests

  • School psychology
  • Developmental psychopathology
  • Ethics
  • Behavioral and personality assessment

Research

Patricia Lowe's research interests include anxiety in children, adolescents, and adults; behavioral and personality assessment, measurement; and prevention.

Research Interests

  • Anxiety in children, adolescents, and adults
  • Behavioral and personality assessment
  • Measurement
  • And prevention

Service

Patricia Lowe has served or is currently serving on national committees at the national level, including the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists. She is also a program reviewer for the Kanas State Department of Education. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment and is a reviewer for international and national journals.


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