Melissa Cunningham

NTT Assistant Professor, Psychological Sciences Department

503-751-4204 | cunningm@wou.edu
TODD 338

Personal Website

At WOU since

09/16/2008

Office Hours

MonTuesWedsThursFri
9:00-1:00    
By appointment : https://calendly.com/drcunningham

Course schedule

Fall 2022
CRNCourseTitleTimesLocation
10015 PSY563 CHILDHOOD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY - ONLINE CRS
10001 PSY201 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY - ONLINE CRS
10957 PSY202 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY - ONLINE CRS
10016 PSY463 CHILDHOOD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY - ONLINE CRS

Education

Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Option: School Psychology – Fall 2008
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

M.A. Educational Psychology, Option: School Psychology – May 2005
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

B.S. Psychology, Minor: Sociology – June 2002
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Teaching focus

Childhood Psychology

Human Development

Research areas

Psychological consequences of chronic illness in childhood

School system support for children with chronic illness

School bullying

Consultation with teachers

Teachers’ training and continuing education

Professional experience

NTT Professor of Psychology, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR

Psychology Department, 2008-Present

 

Instructor, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ

Educational Psychology & Psychology Departments, 2004-2007

Undergraduate courses taught

Western Oregon University

General Psychology 

Developmental Psychology 

Childhood Psychopathology

Infancy and Childhood

Theories of Learning

Motivation

Arizona State University

Education Psychology: Motivation, Learning, & Evaluation

Educational Psychology: Group Dynamics, Leadership, & Decision Making

Quantitative Research Methods Lab

Publications and Presentations

Gorsek, A. K. & Cunningham, M. M. (2014). A Review of Teachers' Perceptions and Training Regarding School Bullying. Pure Insights, 3(1), 15-19.

doi: http://digitalcommons.wou.edu/pure/vol3/iss1/6

 

Cunningham, M. M. & Wodrich, D. L. (2012). Teachers’ academic appraisals and
referral decisions: The effect of sharing health information when diabetes is present. Psychology in the Schools, 49(9), 852-863. doi:10.1002/pits.21644

 

Wodrich, D. L. & Cunningham, M. M. (2008). School-based tertiary and targeted interventions for students with chronic medical conditions: Examples from type 1 diabetes mellitus and epilepsy. Psychology in the Schools, 45, 52-62.

 

Cunningham, M. M. & Wodrich, D. L. (2006). The effect of sharing health information on teachers’ production of classroom accommodations. Psychology in the Schools, 43, 553-564.

 

Cunningham, M. M. & Wodrich, D. L. (2005, August). The effect of sharing health information on teachersproduction of classroom accommodations. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.




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