Jessica NamkungAssistant Professor
Ph.D., Special Education, Vanderbilt University, 2014
M.Ed., Special Education, Vanderbilt University, 2009
B.S., Psychology, University of Washington, 2006
Jessica Namkung joined the Department of Special Education and Communications Disorders in August 2016 as an assistant professor.
With an interest in improving academic outcomes for students with learning difficulties, Jessica's research focuses on understanding factors that contribute to individual differences in learning math, and developing interventions for students with learning difficulties in math.
Jessica joined the Nebraska staff after spending two years as an assistant professor in the division of special education and the division of educational psychology and methodology at the University at Albany, State University of New York. After graduating with her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Washington, Jessica earned both her master's and doctorate degrees in special education with focus on high-incidence disabilities.