Stephanie Hart, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Special Education

Office: Harrington Academic Hall 332D
Phone: 806-621-3621

Professional Profile

Dr. Hart joined the Terry B. Rogers College of Education and Social Sciences in 2022. She earned her B.A. in English with minors in Psychology and African American studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 1997. She earned an M.A. and Ed.D in Special Education from Texas Tech University in 2007 and 2012, respectively.

She is a Board-certified Applied Behavior Analyst—Doctoral® (BCBA-D®).

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Hart teaches in the Educator Preparation and Educational Diagnostician programs, including courses in Behavior Management, Low Incidence Disabilities, Collaboration, Adolescents, and Foundations of Special Education. Dr. Hart is on the planning committee and advisory board at the WTAMU Center for Learning Disabilities.

Dr. Hart has provided teacher coaching in behavior management to school districts across the Panhandle. She also provides support to community organizations, including the J.T. & Margaret Talkington YWCA and the Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research.

Research and Creative Activity 

Dr. Hart‘s research interests include autism, Applied Behavior Analysis, observational assessment, and single-subject design. She has conducted research in a variety of school-based settings, from pre-K to university levels. She is currently in the third year of a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the effectiveness of teaching assistants in undergraduate Physics courses.