Dr. Kizzy Albritton

Dr. Kizzy Albritton

Lifespan Dev & Educ Sciences
Assistant Professor
Campus:
Kent
Contact Information
Phone:
(330) 672-2967

Biography

Dr. Kizzy Albritton is an Assistant Professor in the School Psychology program at KentState University. Her primary line of research inquiry examines way to improve the academic and social-emotional outcomes for racial and ethnic minority children in early childhood settings. The challenges impacting racial and ethnic minority preschool age children are significant and quite complex, and therefore her research addresses these challenges through the implementation of academic interventions as well as understanding and expanding the role of school psychologists who provide services in early childhood settings. Her scholarly efforts have resulted in a productive and focused publication record with articles in school psychology and educational research journals such as Contemporary School Psychology, Journal of Applied School Psychology, Journal of Psychological and Educational Consultation, and Topics in Early Childhood Special Education. Recently, Dr. Albritton was selected to participate as an Early Career Scholar in the 2019 School Psychology Research Collaboration Conference. Prior to completing her doctoral degree, Dr. Albritton worked as an elementary and middle school special education teacher. Dr. Albritton received her Ph.D. in school psychology from Georgia State University in 2014.

Education

Ph.D. in School Psychology, Georgia State University

Expertise

Academic and social-emotional outcomes for racial and ethnic minority children in early childhood settings

Research Methods

Single-case design, qualitative, quantitative