Phone: (919) 966-4808
B.S., Child Psychology, Juniata College
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Minor: School Psychology, Western Kentucky University
Ph.D., School Psychology, Minors: Developmental Neuropsychology, Behavioral Pediatrics and Counseling and Administration, University of Georgia
Dr. Hooper is Associate Director at the Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning of the Carolina Institute for Development al Disabilities. He also is the Prinicipal Investigator of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders (LEND) interdisciplinary training grant funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau as well as several federally funded research projects. His research interests include the neuropsychological basis of child psychopathology and other types of neurodevelopmental disorders, assessment methodology, and outcome studies. In addition to teaching several core courses in the school psychology program, Dr. Hooper regularly supervises developmental, school, and clinical psychology students, interns, and postdoctoral fellows at the through his Child and Adolescent Neuropsychology Consultation Service.
1. Hooper, S.R., Hatton, D., Schaaf, J., Sullivan, K., Hammer, J., Sideris, J., Mirrett, P., & Bailey, D. (2008). Executive functions in young males with fragile X syndrome in comparison to mental age matched controls: Baseline findings from a longitudinal study. Neuropsychology, 22, 36-47.
2. Ornstein, P.A., Schaaf, J.M., Hooper, S.R., Hatton, D., Mirrett, P., & Bailey, D. (2008). The memory skills of boys with Fragile X syndrome. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 113, 453-465.
Pediatric Chronic Illness
1. Duquette, P.J., Hooper, S.R., Icard, P.F., Mamak, E.G., Wetherington, C.E., & Gipson, D.S. (2009). Early neurodevelopment in children with chronic kidney disease. Journal of Special Education, 43, 45-51.
2. Hooper, S.R., Duquette, P.J., Icard, P., Wetherington, C.E., Harrell, W., & Gipson, D.S. (2009). Social-behavioral functioning in pediatric chronic kidney disease. Child: Care, Health & Development, 35, 832-840.
1. De Bellis, M.D., Hooper, S.R., Spratt, E.G., & Woolley, D.P. (2009). Neuropsychological findings in childhood neglect and their relationships to pediatric PTSD. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 15, 868-878.
2. Hooper, S.R., Giuliano, A.J., Youngstrom, E., Breiger, D., Sikich, L., Frazier, J.A., Findling, R. L., McLellan, J., Hamer, R., Vitiello, B., & Lieberman, J.A. (2010). Neurocognition in early onset schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 49, 52-60.
1. Hooper, S.R., Roberts, J.E., Nelson, L., Zeisel, S., & Kasambira, D. (2010). Preschool predictors of narrative writing skills in elementary school children. School Psychology Quarterly, 25, 1-12.
2. Hooper, S.R., Roberts, J.E., Sideris, J., Burchinal, M., & Zeisel, S. (in press). Longitudinal predictors of reading and math skills for African-American youth across two studies: An examination of similar predictors at different developmental time points. Developmental Psychology.