Research Team Bios

Jason M. Nelson has been the Head of Research at the RCLD since 2009. He received a Ph.D. in School Psychology from Indiana University. His broad research interests are in the areas of dyslexia, attention disorders, and assessment.  He serves on the editorial review boards of Annals of Dyslexia, School Psychology QuarterlyPsychology in the Schools, and Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

Will Lindstrom joined the RCLD in 2007 and has been a part of the research team since that time. His research interests relate to postsecondary students with high-incidence disabilities and include secondary to postsecondary transition, disability determination and documentation, and symptom/performance validity assessment. First-authored papers have been published in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Psychology in the Schools, and Social Psychology of Education.

Patricia Foels received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from UGA. Her background includes extensive work in psychological assessment with children and adults. Some current research interests comprise reading difficulties among college students and the impact of psychological disorders on academic skills and performance.

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