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Ashley Johnson Harrison

  • Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Department of Educational Psychology (School Psychology)

Portrait of Ashley Harrison

Contact Information

Office Location

325S Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602


Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Attention
  • Eye-tracking
  • Global Mental Health
  • Mental Health Literacy

Programs of Study

Research Summary

The majority of my research focuses on disseminating best practice autism spectrum disorder (ASD) assessment and treatment approaches to low-income countries and underrepresented groups in the US. I am interested in identifying mechanisms that contribute to ASD service disparities. To this end, I am engaged in a range of projects assessing: 1) Global discrepancies in ASD knowledge and stigma 2) Sociocultural variability in ASD symptom presentation, such as attentional allocation patterns 3) Barriers to accessing early intervention and early childhood special education


Degree Concentration Institution Year
Postdoctoral Fellowship Clinical Psychology Alpert Medical School of Brown University 2014
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Binghamton University 2012
B.S. Biology University of Texas at Austin 2003