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Linda Reddy Linda Reddy Ph.D.
University of Arizona


Office: Psychology, A235
Phone: 848-445-3849
Web Site:

Research Interests and Clinical Work:

School and classroom assessment


ADHD disorders

Measurement development and validation

Research Projects:
Principal Investigator (PI) of the Efficacy of Paraprofessional Behavior Support Coaching for Elementary School Students with Externalizing Behavior Disorders funded by the US DOE, IES National Center for Special Education Research - Goal 3 RCT (2017-2021)

Co-PI of the NJ Tiered System of Support for Early Reading funded by the Office of Special Education Programs, School Personnel Development Grant (2016-2022)

PI of the School System Improvement (SSI) Project funded by the US DOE, Teacher Incentive Fund Program (2012-2018)

PI of the Collaborative Coaching: Improving Teacher Classroom Practices and Student Achievement through Formative Assessment in High Poverty Schools, a RCT funded by the Brady Education Foundation (2014-2018)

PI of the Teacher Progress Monitoring Assessment funded by US DOE IES National Center for Education Research - Goal 5 Measurement Development grant (2008-2013)

Instructor for the Following Courses:
Consultation Methods

Learning Disabilities Assessment

Dr. Reddy is a Professor in the School Psychology Doctoral Program. She has published over 90 articles and book chapters and six books (four with APA Books) on classroom assessment, coaching, ADHD, and measurement development. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), Fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and elected member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology (SSSP). Dr. Reddy has held numerous national leadership roles. She was the 2014 President of APA Division 16 (School Psychology). She was a member of the APA Board of Professional Affairs (2013-2016) and member of APA Division 16 Translating Science to School Practice Work Group. Dr. Reddy is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania and is a nationally certified school psychologist.  She consults with schools, agencies, and test development companies nationwide.

Awards and Honors:

2015  Outstanding Publication Award for Applied Research-Advances in Methodology, American Education Research Association (AERA), Division H 

2009 Research Article of the Year for Journal of School Psychology

2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2015  APA Division 16 Outstanding Service Awards

2004 Distinguished Faculty Research Award from Fairleigh Dickinson University