Albers Named School Psychology Journal Editor

September 13, 2018

Craig Albers, an associate professor of educational psychology and co-principal investigator of WCER's new Rural Education Research and Implementation Center, has been named as the 11th editor of the Journal of School Psychology by the Society for the Study of School Psychology.

Albers, who is UW-Madison's School Psychology Program director, will begin a term as editor-elect in January and will serve as editor of the journal from January 2020 through December 2024.

Craig has been associate editor of the journal for over eight years, making decisions on more than 210 manuscripts. He also has led many committees for the society. His term as editor will follow that of current editor Michelle Demaray, a graduate of UW-Madison's School Psychology Program.

First published in 1963, JSP publishes original empirical articles and critical reviews of the literature on research and practices relevant to psychological and behavioral processes in school settings. It presents research on intervention mechanisms and approaches; schooling effects on the development of social, cognitive, mental-health and achievement-related outcomes; assessment; and consultation.