Mittie T Quinn

Mittie T Quinn

Mittie T Quinn

Adjunct Faculty

Mittie T. Quinn, Ph.D., is a Licensed School Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor. She holds a Ph.D in Counseling from George Mason University, Masters degrees in Special Education from The American University and School Psychology from The Catholic University of America and a B.A. in Psychology from Colgate University. During a 10-year career with Fairfax County Public Schools in Fairfax, Virginia, Dr. Quinn served as staff psychologist to elementary, junior and senior high schools. In that capacity she worked with regular education students, students with learning and emotional disabilities, and developmentally delayed preschoolers.

Dr. Quinn works in the private sector where she advocates with schools for her clients: children, adolescents and parents. She provides direct support to children and adolescents, guidance to parents, and consultation to professionals and staff in school settings. Dr. Quinn’s research interests include Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, cultural and environmental influences on learning, and children’s emotional development. Currently, Dr. Quinn teaches PSYC 722 Advanced Methods in Child Assessment and supervises School Psychology Practicum.

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Selected Publications

Quinn, M. (2010).  Assessing and intervening with children with speech and language disorders. In D. C. Miller (Ed.), School neuropsychology: Guidelines for effective practice, assessment, and evidence-based intervention (pp. 551-579). Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons.

Quinn, M. (2007, February). Culturally Competent Interventions.  Workshop Presentation, Illinois Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Springfield, IL.


Quinn, M. (2004, April). Assessing Cultural Influences: School Psychologists’ Perspectives.  Symposium Presentation, NASP Annual Convention, Dallas, TX.


Quinn, M. ” Developing Cultural Hypotheses in Special Education: Puzzlement or Pathology?” Mini-Skills Workshop presented at NASP Convention, Chicago, IL: February 27, 2002.


Quinn, M. “Qualitative Research and School Psychology: Odd Couple or Perfect Match.” Paper presented at AERA Convention, New Orleans: April 2, 2002.


Quinn, M. T. (2000). School Psychologists’ Assessment and Views of Culture in the Special Education Process. (Doctoral Dissertation, George Mason University, 2000). Dissertation Abstracts International, 61, no. 04A., p. 1295.


Seligman, L. & Quinn, M. (1998) Selecting Effective Treatments for Childhood Mental Disorders. In Seligman, L. Selecting Effective Treatments-Revised (1998). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Inc.