Educational Background

  • B. A., Psychology, University of Saint Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1992
  • Ph.D., School Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 2002

Research Interests

  • Systems-level consultation
  • Diversity and multicultural issues
  • Assessment of teaching and learning
  • Poverty and education

Current Courses

  • Educational Psychology
  • Family and Community Partnerships
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • What Ails Thee? Illness and Wellness from Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Selected Publications

Golightly, A. F., & Nottis, K. E. K. (in progress). Linking it all together: What concept maps show about students' implicit beliefs about exceptionalities after instruction.

Golightly, A. F., & Nottis, K. E. K. (under review). Assessing undergraduates' understanding of diversity using concept maps. College Teaching

Golightly, A. F. (under revision). The case for functional pedagogical skills in school psychology training: An empirical investigation.

Snyder, E., & Golightly, A. F. (in press). The effectiveness of a balanced approach to reading intervention in a second grade student: A case study. Education

Rave, K., & Golightly, A. F. (2014). The effectiveness of the Rocket Math program for improving basic multiplication fact fluency in fifth-grade students: A case study. Education, 134, 537-547.

Carney, A. G., & Nottis, K. E. K. (2008). No vacation from bullying: A summer camp intervention pilot study. Education, 129, 163-184.

Carney, A. G., Fry, S., Gabriele, R., & Ballard, M. (2008). Reeling in the big fish: Changing pedagogy to encourage the completion of reading assignments. College Teaching, 55, 1-6.

Carney, A. G., & Gerken, K. C. (2007). A Review of the Literature on Teachers' Knowledge of ADHD and its Implications for Trainers of School Psychologists. Trainers' Forum, 26, 21-27.

Carney, A. G. & Merrell, K. W. (2005). Teacher ratings of young children with and without ADHD: Construct validity of two child behavior rating scales. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 30, 65-75.

Carney, A. G. & Merrell, K. W. (2002). Reliability and comparability of a Spanish-language form of the Preschool and Kindergarten Behavior Scales. Psychology in the Schools, 39, 367-373.

Carney, A. G. & Merrell, K. W. (2001). Bullying in schools: perspectives on understanding and preventing an international problem.  School Psychology International, 22, 364-382.


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