Megan Gilbertson, Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology.

Megan Gilbertson, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology

Megan Gilbertson (she/her) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology in the School Psychology program. She earned her PhD in School Psychology from Northern Illinois University, her Specialist degree and MS in School Psychology from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, and her BS in Biology and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She completed her doctoral internship in the Illinois School Psychology Internship Consortium at a public therapeutic high school.

Dr. Gilbertson's research is centered on students' experiences within the educational landscape. Her primary areas of scholarly interest are in social support, student engagement, school belonging, and student well-being. She places particular emphasis on gaining insights into the perspectives of culturally and linguistically diverse students, those who identify within the LGBTQ+ spectrum, and individuals with intersecting marginalized identities. The ultimate goal of Dr. Gilbertson's work is to foster a more inclusive, supportive, and enriching educational environment for students of all backgrounds and identities.

Dr. Gilbertson will be recruiting new graduate students for Fall 2024 admissions for School Psychology PhD and EdS programs.