Short-Meyerson, Kate, Ph.D.

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Short-Meyerson, Kate, Ph.D.

Kate Short-Meyerson, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Areas of Expertise 
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Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology  

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Telephone: (920) 424-7255
Office: Nursing Education 522

  • Educational Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Language Development
  • Developmental Disorders

My areas of expertise include Educational Psychology and Developmental Psychology.  I teach core courses for undergraduate students (e.g., Ed Foundations 235, Ed Foundations 380) as well as a graduate level research methods course (Ed Foundations 770).  My other post secondary teaching experience includes courses in communicative disorders here at UW Oshkosh, courses in psychology at Lawrence University and courses in cognitive development at Vanderbilt University.  My K-12 experience includes teaching at Little Chute High School and directing a summer camp for elementary school-age children in New Hampshire.  I am currently the Principal Investigator (PI) on a research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) entitled “How parents and their elementary school-age children solve science problems together: The role of gender and ethnicity”.  This is a 3-year STEM research project examining the role of parents in the socialization of gender differences in children’s science interests, problem solving, and learning, including Hispanic and non-Hispanic families in Arizona.  I am also the College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) Director of Undergraduate Academic Advising at UW Oshkosh.

Date of First Employment at UW Oshkosh: September 2000
Years of P-12 Experience: 1 year

Classes Typically Taught:

  • Educational Psychology (12-380)
  • Child and Adolescent Development (12-235)
  • Foundations of Research (12-770)

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