Eric Pierson

Eric Pierson

Associate Professor of Educational Psychology

Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 517

Department: Department of Educational Psychology

About Eric Pierson

Eric Pierson is an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology. He is a licensed Health Service Professional Provider of Psychology and a licensed School Psychologist. His areas of research include: assessment, intervention, and the practice of school psychology. His work has been published in leading school psychology journals including: Psychology in the Schools and The Journal of Contemporary School Psychology.

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (2013 - present). Department of Educational Psychology.
Assistant Professor (2007-2013). Department of Educational Psychology.


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) School Psychology (2007)

Illinois State University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Psychology (1998)

University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign

Research and Publications

Pierson, E.E., Callan, G., & Pierson, S.K. (2017). An overview of Special
Education Law, 504, FERPA, and issues relevant for pediatric neuropsychologists. Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology.

Jantz, P.B., Comerchero, V.A., Canto, A.I., Pierson, Eric E. (2015). Traumatic
brain injury and Grief: considerations and practical strategies for school psychologists. Contemporary School Psychology.

Ball, C.R., Pierson, E., Kilmer, L., & Rothlisberg, B.A. (2012). Examining
alternatives for school psychology practicum: A program evaluation. Trainers' Forum: Journal of the Trainers of School Psychologists. 27-38.

Davis, A.S. & Pierson, E.E. (2012). An Examination of the relationship between
the WAIS-III Digit Symbol Coding and Trail Making using the Delis-Kaplan Executive Functioning System. Applied Neuropsychology. 192-197.

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Doctoral Dissertatio 799 EP2 0000 - 0000
Research Methods 640 802 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Personality Assessme 651 001 0900 - 1130 T RB, room 285
Cognitive Assessment 653 002 0800 - 1030 W NQ, room 083