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Stacy-Ann A. January

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina

Office: Barnwell 555
Phone Number: 777-2418

Dr. Stacy-Ann January is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina. She received her Ph.D. from the School Psychology program at the University of Georgia. Research during her doctoral training focused on examining the technical characteristics of curriculum-based measures in reading for screening and monitoring students’ progress within a Multi-Tiered Systems of Support framework. After earning her doctoral degree, she completed a 2-year postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln that was funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). As an IES Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr. January engaged in prevention and intervention research projects aimed to improve the emotional and behavioral functioning of children and their families. She also received training in grant writing, research methodology, and advanced statistics. 


Broadly, Dr. January is interested in prevention and early intervention with students who are at-risk for disabilities. Specific research interests include:

  • Data-based decision making in schools
  • Interventions targeting academic and behavioral skills
  • Etiology of children’s academic and behavioral difficulties