Geovanna Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor of School Psychology in the Special Education and Clinical Sciences Department. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Oregon, Dr. Rodriguez earned her Ph.D. at the University of California, Riverside, during which she completed an APA accredited internship providing school-based mental health services in Illinois. After completing her degree, she worked as an NIH funded T32 postdoctoral research trainee at the Waisman Center, with a special focus on research in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. She currently serves as the Early Career Psychologist (ECP) representative for Division 33 (IDD/ASD) of the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Rodriguez’s education and training is in school psychology, with an emphasis on understanding the development and maintenance of mental health problems in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other types of neurodevelopmental disabilities. She is bilingual in Spanish and has professional experiences working with children and families in both school and community settings.