Department of Educational Psychology
Markeda Newell teaches courses in historical and professional issues in school psychology, developmental psychopathology, and multicultural context of schooling. Her research interests include the use of computer-simulated environments to examine discursive practices within multiracial contexts. She is also interested in the integration of Cultural-Historical Activity Theory and problem-solving consultation to design interventions for racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse students.
Newell earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2007.