Dr. Katrina Pann is a Dissertation Committee Member/Methodologist in the Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with a background in both psychology and education. After graduating from the University of Miami with her PhD in Counseling Psychology, Dr. Pann completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Behavioral Medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine and has worked as a School Psychologist within the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and as an Assistant Professor/Director of Child and Adolescent Services at a mental health clinic serving families living with HIV.
For the past 15 years, Dr. Pann has worked as a dissertation advisor with students pursuing their doctoral degrees in Education, concentrating in such areas as Educational Leadership, Special Education, Human Services Administration, Healthcare Education, Reading and Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Higher Education Leadership, Organizational Leadership, and Speech-Language Pathology. Dr. Pann has also taught doctoral level courses in Research Theory, Design and Methods; Advanced Mixed Methods; and Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis. Her areas of research interest and expertise include topics such as children and families living with chronic illness; child and family mental health and interventions; adolescent substance abuse; child development; health education; behavioral interventions at home and in the classroom; response to intervention; and mindful/conscious parenting and education.