S. Kenneth Thurman, Ph.D.
Professor of Special Education
Psychological, Organizational, & Leadership Studies

Ritter Hall 350
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6091
phone: (215) 204-6018
kenneth.thurman@temple.edu

Education
  • Ph.D. Peabody College - Vanderbilt University
  • Ed.M. Saint Louis University
  • B.A. Washington University
Areas of Professional Interest
  • Early Intervention
  • Families
  • Ecological Models of Service Delivery
  • Infant and Preschool Development
  • Spirituality
Recent Scholarship

Tisot, C. M. & Thurman, S. K. (2002). Using behavior setting theory to define natural  settings: A family-centered approach. Infants and Young Children, 14(3),1-7

McGrath, M. C., Fiorello, C. A., Kildebeck, E., Rashedi, L.,Zakhidova, A., Thurman, S. K., Nioka, S., & Chance, B. (2003).Using neuroimaging to identify cognitive components of psychometric tests. Clinical Neuropsychologist, 17(1), 119. (Abstract)

Garro, A., Thurman, S. K., Kerwin. M. L., & DuCette, J. P. (2005). Parent/caregiver stress during pediatric hospitalization for chronic feeding problems. Journal of Pediatric Nursing., 20,268-275.

Thurman, S. K. & McGrath, M. C. (2008).  Environmentally based assessment practices: Viable alternatives to standardized assessment for assessing emergent literacy skills. Reading and Writing Quarterly, 24, 7-24.

Thurman, S. K. & Fiorello, C. A. (Eds.) (2008). Applied cognitive research in k-3 classrooms. New York: Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

Thurman, S. K. & Kiepert, M. H. (2008). Issues and concerns in conducting applied cognitive research. In S. K. Thurman & C.A. Fiorello (Eds). Applied cognitive research in k-3 classrooms. New York: Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

McKenna, M. C., Jurgensen, E. K., & Thurman, S. K. (2008). Cognition if early elementary classrooms In S. K. Thurman & C.A. Fiorello (Eds). Applied cognitive research in k-3 classrooms. New York: Routledge/Taylor and Francis.