Psychology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Ellen Rowe

Ellen Rowe

Ellen Rowe

Associate Professor

Areas of assessment and measurement with children.

Dr. Rowe is a School Psychologist whose interests are in the areas of assessment and measurement with children or the contexts in which children learn and grow. Dr. Rowe received her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in Educational Psychology with a specialization in School Psychology. She completed an APA-approved internship at Boys Town in Nebraska and came to George Mason in 2005.

Current Research

Cognitive abilities among gifted students

Social, emotional, and behavioral assessment of students

Measurement

Selected Publications

Rowe, E. W., Kingsley, J. M., & Thompson, D. F. (2010). Predictive ability of the General Ability Index (GAI) versus the Full Scale IQ among gifted referrals. School Psychology Quarterly.

Rowe, E. W., Kim, S., Baker, J. A., Kamphaus, R. W., & Horne, A. M. (2010). Student personal perception of classroom climate: Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses. Educational and Psychological Measurement.

Rowe, E. W., Perna, A. M., & Kamphaus, R. W. (2008). Behavioral measures of personality in children. In G. J. Boyle, G. Matthews, & D. H. Saklofske (Eds.), Handbook of personality theory and testing: Vol. 2. Personality measurement and assessment. London: Sage.

Courses Taught

PSYC 592: Special Topics, Cross-Cultural Issues in School Psychology

PSYC 709: Cognitive Assessment

PSYC 710: Assessment of Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Functioning

PSYC 751: Supervision of School Psychology Practicum

Recent Presentations

Kingsley, J. M., Rowe, E. W., & Thompson, D. F. (2009, August) Predictive ability of the General Ability Index (GAI) versus the Full Scale IQ among gifted referrals. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association annual convention, Toronto, ON Canada.

Einhorn, L. M., Conner, K., Rowe, E. W., & Rivers, L. (March, 2007). A comparison of child adaptation and behavior problems among two groups of children of African descent in differing cultures. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New York, NY.

Rojahn, J., Sharber, A. C., Rowe, E., Hastings, R. (2010, April). Development of the Short Form of the Behavior Problems Inventory for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (BPI-S). Symposium presentation at NADD 2010 International Congress & Exhibit Show: Innovations and Interventions, Toronto, Canada.