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Stacey M. Neuharth-Pritchett

  • Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Education

  • Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

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Office Location

G4G Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • educational psychology
  • assessment
  • early childhood education
  • research methodology

Research Interests

  • head start
  • prekindergarten
  • poverty
  • early childhood
  • teacher-child relationships
  • asthma

Programs of Study

Research Summary

Stacey Neuharth-Pritchett is a Professor of Educational Psychology with research interests that center on the contexts of early educational intervention, kindergarten retention, economically disadvantaged children's transition to school (particularly the Head Start population), and intervention for children with chronic health problems. She has served as the principal investigator, co-investigator on a number of externally-funded research projects on Head Start, early literacy, and teacher quality. Dr. Neuharth-Pritchett teaches courses in educational research methodology, applied educational measurement, and seminars on psychological issues for young children placed at risk. She is a Fellow in the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research at The University of Georgia.


Degree Concentration Institution Year
PhD Educational Psychology Purdue University 1997

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
1998-present Fellow, Institute for Behavioral Research The University of Georgia
2001-2002 Sarah H. Moss Fellowship The University of Georgia, Assignment to the US Department of Health and Human Services, Head Start Bureau
2003 Presidential Citation Award Georgia Association on Young Children
2003-2013 Board of Examiners National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
2013-present Board of Site Visitors Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
2013 Ira E. Aaron Award for Teaching Excellence and Collegiality University of Georgia College of Education