Michelle Demaray, Ph.D.

Michelle Demaray, Ph.D.

Professor, School Psychology Program

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Dr. Demaray recieved her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in 1998.

About Dr. Demaray

Dr. Demaray has taught a variety of courses at the University of Northern Illinois including Psychological Assessment and Developmental Child Psychology. She has authored and co-authored numerous peer reviewed journal articles and has presented her research at many professional conferences throughout her career. Dr. Michelle Demaray was just recently selected as the next Editor-elect and the 10th editor for the Journal of School Psychology, a leading journal in our field that is managed by the Society for the Study of School Psychology. Dr. Demaray previously served as an associate editor for the journal. Her research interests focus on bullying and victimization in schools. This research includes cyber-bullying and cyber-victimization and the role of bystanders in the bullying situation. Dr. Demaray has also spent over a decade focusing on the measurement of social support and the relations among perceived social support in youth and positive and negative outcomes. She is also interested in both research and clinical practice issues relevant to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). More broadly, she is interested in social-emotional issues in schools, including social emotional screening.

To learn more about Dr. Demaray, her research interests and teaching experience, please view the video below: