Faculty

Program Coordinator - Dr. Christine Neddenriep, NCSP

Dr. Jim Larson, NCSP - Program Coordinator

Dr. Neddenriep came to UW-Whitewater in 2005 after practicing as a school psychologist in the Omaha (NE) Public Schools, where she specialized in the needs of children with behavioral disorders and autism. Dr. Neddenriep earned her doctoral degree in School Psychology at the University of Tennessee. Her areas of research interests include the implementation and evaluation of academic and behavioral interventions in educational settings. Dr. Neddenriep teaches course work in the assessment of behavior and personality, academic interventions, school-based consultation, and research methods.
Email: neddenrc@uww.edu


Dr. Tracey Scherr, NCSP

Dr. Tracey Scherr

Although she is originally a native of Wisconsin, Dr. Scherr earned her doctoral degree in School Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado. She joined the faculty of UW-Whitewater in 2004 after practicing school psychology in Northwestern Illinois. Her areas of research interests include the needs of children in foster home placements, the effects of immigration and displacement on children's learning , and international school psychology practices. Dr. Scherr teaches school psychology course work in both academic and intellectual assessment, academic interventions, and she also supervises practicum students. Email: scherrt@uww.edu



Dr. Kimberly Knesting-Lund, NCSP

Dr. Christine Neddenriep, NCSP

Dr. Knesting-Lund came to UW-Whitewater in 2011 from the University of Northern Iowa’s school psychology program. She received her doctoral degree in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in School Psychology from Indiana University. Her areas of research interests include the prevention of high school dropout, support for sexual minority youth in school settings, and the problem-solving process. Dr. Knesting-Lund teaches school psychology coursework in foundations of school psychology, behavioral interventions, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Email: knestink@uww.edu

Jim Larson, Ph.D., NCSP Professor Emeritus

Dr. Jim Larson, NCSP - Program Coordinator

Dr. Larson was a school psychologist with the Milwaukee Public Schools for 14 years and coordinated the School Psychology graduate training program at UW-Whitewater for 21 years. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Marquette University. His areas of research interest include school violence and the prevention of childhood aggression. He teaches School Violence and Crisis Management online. Email: larsonj@mail.uww.edu



Dr. Barbara Beaver

Dr. Barbara Beaver

Dr. Beaver came to UW-Whitewater in 1993 after receiving her doctoral degree from Northern Illinois University. Dr. Beaver teaches school psychology course work in childhood psychopathology and her research interests include childhood depression and coping. Email: beaverb@mail.uww.edu







Dr. Joan Cook

Dr. Joan Cook

Dr. Cook came to UW-Whitewater in 2000. She received her degree at the Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. Dr. Cook teaches school psychology course work in child development and human learning and also pursues research interests in the area of child development, including mathematical problem solving. Email: cookj@mail.uww.edu





Dr. Elizabeth Kraemer

Dr. Elizabeth Kraemer

Dr. Kraemer is a graduate of the doctoral program in School Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is also a practicing School Psychologist in Verona, WI. Dr. Kraemer lectures, advises on thesis projects, and is also one of our practicum field supervisors. Email: kraemere@mail.uww.edu







Dr. Carolyn Morgan

Dr. Carolyn Morgan

Dr. Morgan came to UW-Whitewater in 1996 after receiving her doctoral degree from the University of Utah. Dr. Morgan teaches school psychology course work in the social bases of behavior and her area of research interest includes examining gender differences in students' motivation within educational contexts. Email: morganc@mail.uww.edu