Dr. Temika Simmons
Dr. Temika M. Simmons, Assistant Professor of Psychology, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Jackson State University, Master’s of Education and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Howard University. Her research interests include professional identity development, the scholarship of teaching and learning, the use multiple intelligences theory in the urban classroom, expectancy theory, teaching efficacy, and racial identity development. Temika’s recent awards include membership in the Yale-Howard University Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, a pre-doctoral fellowship at Hope College in Holland, MI, a Washington State University Summer Doctoral Fellowship, participation in the University of New Hampshire Teaching Excellence Program, and she is a licensed teacher educator (K-12) for the state of Mississippi. Her primary teaching responsibilities include educational psychology, developmental psychology, psychology of adolescence, and general psychology.