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Catherine Perkins

Clinical Associate Professor    

Catherine Perkins is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services and coordinator of the college’s School Psychology program. She is a research faculty in the College of Education & Human Development’s Center for School Safety, School Climate and Classroom Management and her research focuses on developmental neuropsychology, biopsychology, social-emotional development of children and adolescents, and preparing school psychologists to meet the demands of a diverse society.

Perkins has been a practicing school psychologist in the state of Georgia for more than 25 years and previously worked in the public school setting as a paraprofessional, a school psychologist and an administrator. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the National Association of School Psychologists and the Georgia Association of School Psychologists, where she served as president in 2010.