Meagan O'Malley

Contact Information

Assistant Professor
Brighton Hall 225
(916) 278-3459

Office Hours

Spring 2017

Joined Faculty: August 2016

Quote of Personal Interest

I am a school psychologist working to improve wellbeing and reduce violence among children, youth, and young adults. Toward that aim, I train school psychologists, conduct research, provide consultation, and facilitate collaborative conversations among local and state youth-serving organizations.

Areas Research/Scholarly Activity

My research broadly addresses mental health promotion and violence prevention in schools. Specifically, I study measurement and intervention related to school climate, social emotional health and learning, and youth voice.

Courses Taught

  • Preventive Academic Interventions (Graduate), Fall 2016
  • Cognitive Assessment (Graduate), Spring 2017
  • Preventive Psychological Interventions (Graduate), Spring 2015

Educational Degrees

PhD Counseling, Clinical and Social Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
MA School Psychology, California State University, Sacramento
BA Psychology, University of California, Davis

Select Publications

Eklund, E., O’Malley, M.D., & Meyer, L. (in press). Gauging mindfulness in youth: School-based applications. Psychology in the Schools.

O’Malley, M.D., Voight, A., Renshaw, T., & Eklund, K. (2014). School climate, family structure, and academic achievement: A study of moderation effects. School Psychology Quarterly. doi: 10.1037/spq0000076

You, S., O’Malley, M.D., & Furlong, M.J. (2013). Preliminary development of the Brief-California School Climate Survey: Dimensionality and measurement invariance across teachers and administrators. School Effectiveness and School Improvement. doi: 10.1080/09243453.2013.784199

Curriculum Vitae

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Last updated: February 13, 2017
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