Sarah Fefer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Student Development

B.A., University of Vermont, 2008, Psychology
M.A., University of South Florida, School Psychology
Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2013

Hills South
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

Professional Interests: 

Sarah Fefer’s research and clinical interests include disruptive behavior in children and adolescents, assessment and intervention related to academic and behavioral competence, and working with families and communities to support student success.  Her current research investigates a phenomenon called the Positive Illusory Bias and symptoms of ADHD. Sarah’s broad interests within the field of school psychology include implementation of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, behavioral consultation, and social justice.