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Natalie A. Politikos

Associate Professor; Director M.S. School Psychology

Psychology

College of Arts and Sciences
860.768.4545 EH 203H
Education

PhD, University of Northern Colorado

BS, University of La Verne


Dr. Politikos is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, and Director of the School Psychology Program. Dr. Politikos’ doctoral training was completed at the University of Northern Colorado where she earned a degree in School Psychology. Areas of research interest include cognitive development of children and assessment of cognitive abilities; development of executive functions; cross-cultural school psychology; professional issues in school psychology.

The following list includes a representative sample of Dr. Politikos’ research interests and products.

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Politikos, N. N. (2010) Childhood Fears. In A. Canter, S. Carroll, L. Paige, & I. Romero (Eds.), Helping Children at Home and School (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C.: NASP.
  • Crespi, Tony, D., & Politikos, N. N. (2008). Personality Assessment with Adolescents:Challenges and Guidelines. Adolescence, 43(171), 593-606.
  • Politikos, N. N., & Cooke, D. T. (2007). A review of the IVA+Plus. Journal of Attention Disorders 10(3), 324-326.
  • Crespi, T. D., & Politikos, N. N. (2005). Ethical and legal challenges for supervisors: Clinical and administrative considerations (Cassette Recording No. 350AB-WS18). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.
  • Crespi, Tony D., & Politikos, Natalie N. (2005). Short Forms in Psychological Assessment: Ethical and Forensic Concerns for School Psychology: Comment on Thompson, LoBello, Atkinson, Chisholm, and Ryan (2004). Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.

Professional Presentations – National

  • Miele, K.D., Tighe Cooke, D., & Politikos, N. N. (2011, February). Passing on an identity to the next generation. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.
  • Miele, K.D., Tighe Cooke, D., & Politikos, N. N. (2010, March). This is Who We Are: A Professional Identity Development. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.
  • Crespi, T.D. & Politikos, N.N. (2009, February). Legal and Ethical Considerations for Practice and Supervision. Workshop conducted at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Boston, MA.
  • Crespi, T. D., & Politikos, N. N. (2007, March). Doctoral education and training: Considerations and options. Presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New York, NY.
  • Politikos, N. N., Cooke, D. T., & Fernandes, N. (2006, March). Executive Functions and Gender. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Anaheim, CA.
  • Politikos, N.N. & Cooke, D T. (2005, April). Executive Functions and Academics: Are they related?. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Atlanta, GA.