Janay B. Sander

Associate Professor of Psychology -- Educational Psychology

TC 515   Phone: 765-285-8517  

Office of the Dean
Teachers College (TC), Room 1005
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306-0625


Janay B. Sander, Ph.D., joined the faculty at Ball State in fall 2012. Prior to then she was a faculty member in the School Psychology program at The University of Texas at Austin from 2004-2012, where she also completed her Ph.D. in 2001. Sander has expertise in mental health intervention research and in juvenile delinquency. She conducts qualitative and quantitative research. She has collected data in a variety of settings, including schools, clinics, and juvenile justice facilities. She is adjunct research faculty at the Youth Opportunity Center in Muncie, Indiana, where she has ongoing collaborative research projects. Her main focus in research is with disruptive behaviors, delinquency, and the intersection of academic, emotional, and behavioral challenges in adolescents. Sander incorporates a systems perspective and social justice orientation as part of her teaching and research. She supervises practica for the school psychology program, and teaches courses in psychological consultation, academic assessment and interventions, evidence-based interventions, and ethics, law and multicultural issues.

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