Department of Foundations of Education
Gillham Hall Room 5000G
Mail Stop 914
Revathy Kumar received her Ph.D. in Education and Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1999. Dr. Kumar’s research focuses on motivation, diversity in the classroom, and interaction between different contexts of development in relation to adolescents’ academic and emotional well-being. She is also interested in examining school policies and practices as they relate to problem behaviors like substance abuse and school misbehavior. Dr. Kumar teaches courses in motivation, educational psychology, adolescent development, and statistics.