Bio

Tracey N. Sulak, Ph.D., is a Clinical Associate Professor in Educational Psychology. Dr. Sulak received her B.A. in English from the University of Houston, her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on gifted education, and her Ph.D. from Baylor University in Educational Psychology. Prior to joining the faculty, she was a public and private school teacher in classrooms serving children from age 3 years to eighth grade.

Dr. Sulak’s teaching interests include math and literacy interventions as well as broadening participation in STEM. She currently teaches courses in special and gifted education in the Department of Educational Psychology. In 2010, she was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor for her teaching in special education.

Dr. Sulak’s primary research interests involve the impact of environment on educational outcomes across the lifespan, and much of her research is funded by internal and external grants. Her work in broadening participation in STEM and promoting research in public schools is funded by the National Science Foundation. Dr. Sulak conducts both applied research and secondary data analysis, with much of her applied research situated in local public schools or colleges and universities. Her work has been presented internationally, nationally, and regionally, and her publications appear in journals such as the Journal of Attention Disorders and Early Child Development and Care. In 2015, she was nominated for Baylor’s Outstanding Professor Award in the Non-Tenure Track Faculty category for scholarship.

External Grants (1)

NSF INCLUDES Planning Grant: Inclusive Biologists Exploring Active Research with Students (iBEARS)

Dr. Tracey N Sulak, clinical associate professor; $99,999.00; NSF INCLUDES Planning Grant: Inclusive Biologists Exploring Active Research with Students (iBEARS); National Science Foundation https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2040595&HistoricalAwards=false.