Dr. Blake recognized by alma mater
Dr. Jamilia Blake is being recognized by her alma mater in this year’s Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Blake, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, completed three degrees at the University of Georgia Mary Frances Early College of Education, including her Ph.D. in 2007. Later that year, she joined the faculty at Texas A&M.
Blake was chosen for making an outstanding contribution to her research field at the mid-career level, and bringing distinction and honor to her alma mater and beyond.
Blake’s research examines the developmental trajectory of peer-directed aggression, bullying and victimization in socially marginalized youth and racial/ethnic disparities in school discipline. She is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
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A new $1.2M grant awarded to Dr. Florina Erbeli in the Department of Educational Psychology is creating a doctoral training program in special education.
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