Adia Garrett, Doctor of Philosophy, Applied Developmental Psychology

Assistant Professor, School of Undergraduate Studies

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Areas of Expertise: 

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Educational Psychology


  • PhD, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
  • BS, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD


  • ​The Roll of Picture Perception in Children's Performance on a Picture Vocabulary Test

 Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Program Evaluation

Certifications and /or licenses:

  • ​Quality Matters Certification

Select Publications:

  • Garrett, A. J., & Mazzocco, M. M. M., & Baker, L. (2006). Development of the metacognitive skills of prediction and evaluation in children with or without math disability. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 21, 77-88.
  • Baker ,L., Dreher, M. J., Katenkamp Shiplet, A, Beall, L, Voelker, A. N., Garrett, A. J., Schugar, H. R., Finger-Elam, M. (2011).  Children’s comprehension of informational text: reading, engaging, and learning. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 4, 197-228.

 Select Professional Experience:

Teaching Experience:

  • ​Psychology Program Coordinator, Baltimore City Community College
  • Psychology Lecturer, UMBC

Professional Experience: 

  • Assessment and Research Consultant, ATG Coaching & Consulting, LLC
  • Career Coaching, Insignia Federal Group


  • APA Division 2
  • SRCD