Emily N. Srisarajivakul, Ph.D., HSP

Assistant Professor

Psychology Building Room 310
Office Hours
By appointment only
Emily Srisarajivakul, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology


  • Ph.D., Georgia State University
  • M.Ed., Georgia State University
  • Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • B.S., Northwestern University

Research Interests

  • School climate and safety
  • Cultural humility and the use of positive psychological interventions in schools
  • School-based consultation to promote equity 

Representative Publications

Dr. Srisarajivakul’s interdisciplinary research spans the fields of school psychology and counseling psychology with a focus on investigating the practices of school staff to improve school climate and safety among children and adolescents. She works with undergraduate and graduate students in her research laboratory, the Center for Research on Diversity, Equity, and Well-Being in Schools. 

  • Golden, A. R., Srisarajivakul, E.N., Hasselle, A., Pfund, R., & Knox, J. (2023). What was a gap is now a chasm: Remote schooling, the digital divide, and educational inequities resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Current Opinions in Psychology. doi10.1016/j.copsyc.2023.101632
  • Srisarajivakul, E. N., McPhee, K., Choe, E., Rice, K., Varjas, K, Meyers, J., Davis, D., &  Graybill, E. (2023). The Cultural Humility Scale for Students: Development and initial validation. Journal of School Psychology, 99, doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2023.101224
  • Choe, E., Srisarajivakul, E.N., & Davis, D. (2021). Protecting victims of bullying: The protective roles of self-esteem and self-forgiveness in past victimization and current depressive symptoms. Journal of School Violence. doi: 10.1080/15388220.2021.1930015
  • Choe, E., Srisarajivakul, E.N., Davis, D., DeBlaere, C., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Hook, J. N. (2019). Predicting attitudes towards lesbians and gay men: The effects of social conservatism, religious orientation, and cultural humility. Journal of Psychology and  Theology, 47(3), 175-186. doi:10.1177/0091647119837017
  • Rice, K., Srisarajivakul, E.N., Meyers, J., & Varjas, K. (2018). Multilevel confirmatory factor analysis of the Self-Assessment Survey. School Psychology Quarterly, 34(3), 318-327. doi: 10.1037/spq0000295.

Courses Taught

Dr. Srisarajivakul teaches classes at the graduate and undergraduate levels. These courses generally focus on providing psychological services to children and adults from diverse cultural backgrounds and worldviews. These courses include the following: 

  • PSYC 7805 – Psychological Consultation
  • PSYC 7-8614B – Intervention and Consultation Practicum in School Psychology
  • PSYC 3030 – Multicultural Psychology: Understanding Diversity in our Communities