Dr. Kelly Cartwright, Professor
Psychology, Neuroscience, and Teacher Preparation

Office: Forbes Hall, 2072
Phone: (757) 594-7949
Email: kewright@cnu.edu

Education:
B.S., Psychology (Minor, Biology), Virginia Tech
M.A., Psychology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Ph.D., Experimental Psychology (Emphases in Cognitive Development and Neuroscience), University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

PK-12 Teaching Experience:
Preschool

Research Interests:
cognition, learning, language, and literacy; recent work has focused on the role of complex cognition in skilled reading comprehension processes and reading comprehension deficits

Recent Publications:

  • Cartwright, K. B. (2010). Word callers: Small-group and one-to-one interventions for children who "read" but don't comprehend. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. (book)
  • Cartwright, K. B. (2008). (Ed.)  Literacy processes: Cognitive flexibility in learning and teaching. NY: Guilford. (book)
  • Cartwright, K. B. (2012). Insights from cognitive neuroscience: The importance of executive function for early reading development and education. Early Education and Development,Special Issue on Neuroscience Perspectives 23, 1-13. (article)
Dr. Kelly Cartwright