Title/s: Assistant Professor
Office #: Lewis Towers 1136, WTC
Dr. Patrice Leverett is an Assistant Professor in the school psychology program at Loyola University Chicago. She conducts research on the impact of implicit bias on school-based decision-making, particularly pertaining to discipline practices. She conducts program evaluations pertaining to equitable training practices and the support of a socially just learning culture. Dr. Leverett is committed to the well-being of the whole student and reflects those beliefs in her work as a mentor and educator. Her teaching interests include consultation, assessment, crisis management, and culturally responsive practice. Her research is a product of community partnerships for symbiotic success. Patrice Leverett received her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in educational psychology. Prior to completing this degree, Dr. Leverett served as a public-school special education teacher and as a school psychologist. She completed her M.S. in education at Queens College of New York and her B.A. at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Leverett is the sub-committee chair for the National Association of School Psychologist Graduate Education Committee - Equity and Justice committee and is on the Division 16 APA convention chair committee.