Winthrop University: Karen Monahan

Karen Monahan

Name: Karen L. Monahan, Ph.D., NCSP, LPES
Department: Assistant Professor, Psychology
Location: Kinard 114A
Phone: 803/487-3518 (preferred)

Dr. Monahan, a native of western New York, earned her doctoral degree in school psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Her areas of interest include social emotional learning and behavioral/mental health services within a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS), school-based risk assessments (suicide, threat) and crisis response, and professional issues in school psychology. Dr. Monahan currently teaches courses on applied behavior analysis and intervention; legal, ethical, and professional issues in school psychology; psychopathology in childhood and adolescence; and research methods. Previously, as a school district administrator supervising psychological services, she oversaw evaluations and eligibility for special services, led the district’s crisis training and response teams, and co-chaired the district’s MTSS committee. Dr. Monahan is also an active leader with both the National Association of School Psychologists and the SC Association of School Psychologists.  

Last updated by cauthenk 12/21/2022

Last Updated: 12/21/22