Three graduate students win dissertation, research awards
Three doctoral students in the College of Education's Department of Educational Psychology—Ashley Dubin, Tori Foster and Christina Simmons—have received internal and external awards for their scholarship.
Dubin and Foster, both Ph.D. students in educational psychology with an emphasis on school psychology, received $5,000 Dissertation Grant Awards from the Society for the Study of School Psychology.
Dubin's dissertation is titled, Effects of Classroom-Implemented Prelinguistic Milieu Teaching on Social-Communication Skills in Preschoolers With or At Risk for ASD.
Foster's dissertation is titled, Monitoring Eye Movements to Measure Reading Behavior and Instructional Effects.
Simmons, also a Ph.D. student in educational psychology with an emphasis on school psychology, received an Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant for 2014 from the UGA Graduate School.