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Theresa Montgomery Okwumabua

Assistant Visiting Professor
Outreach Coordinator
School Psychology, Clinical
Psychology Building, Room 369
901.678.3677 (telephone)
901.678.2579 (fax)
Tokwumab@memphis.edu

Education

Ph.D., University of Memphis
M.S., University of Georgia (Athens)
B.A., Southern University (Baton Rouge, LA)

Research Interests

  • Child and Adolescent Risk Behavior Prevention and Reduction
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Ethnocentrically-based Intiatives

Recent Publications

  • Craig, S., Anderson, C., Bargag;potto. A., Graesser, A., Okwumabua, T., Sterbinski, Al, & Hu, X. (2011).  Learning with ALEKS: The impact of students’ attendance in a mathematics after-school program. In proceedings from Artificial Intelligence in Education Conference 2011.
  • Hunter, B., Okwumabua, T., & Cogdal, P. (2009) Active Minds. TSPN Call to Action (5-11).
  • Okwumabua, T., Walker, K., Hu, X., & Wheeler, A. An exploratory study of African American students’ attitudes towards online learning. Urban Education, Summer 2010.
  • Okwumabua, T., Walker, K., & Wheeler, A.  (2008). Orgullo Hispano (Hispanic Pride!)/Facilitators' & Students’ Manuals (Available from NIA Psychological & Health Consultants, 286 North Avalon, Memphis, Tennessee 38112).
  • Okwumabua, J.O., Rosato, F., Okwumabua, T.M., Wong, S.P., & Wright, P.M.  (2008). Efficacy of community-based physical exercise for mental patients: A pilot study. Journal of the National Society of Allied Health, 23-37. 
  • Okwumabua, T., Walker, K., & Wheeler, A.  (2007). Summer of Learning Experiences (S.O.L.E.) - A life skills curriculum for "at risk" youth.  (Available from NIA Psychological & Health Consultants, 286 North Avalon, Memphis, Tennessee 38112).
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