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2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Educational Psychology

 Hayward Hills Campus MapThe Department Office is located on the 2nd Floor of the AE building, Room 250.
Hours Open: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Dept. Phone: (510) 885-3011


Professor Emeritus

John M. Davis, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Associate Professor Emerita

Janet P. Logan, Ph.D. University of Wyoming


R. Greg Jennings (Chair), Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Linda Smetana, Ed.D. Brigham Young University

Terry Soo-Hoo, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Oanh Kim Tran, Ph.D. University of Oregon

Assistant Professors

Nancy Deatrick, DMFT Loma Linda University

Meaghan McCollow, Ph.D., University of Washington 

Sara McDaniel, Ph.D. San Diego State University

Zachary Pietrantoni, Ph.D. Southern Illinois University


Graduate Coordinators:
  • M.S. in Special Education - Linda Smetana (Mild-Moderate Disabilities)
  • M.S. Counseling - Greg Jennings (School Psychology); Nancy Deatrick (Marriage and Family Therapy)


Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Educational Psychology is to prepare a diverse population of students as professional counselors, psychologists, special education specialists, and researchers for effective and innovative work in a variety of settings, including schools, agencies, hospitals, and industry. 

About the Department

Use our university website link to learn more about what the Educational Psychology Department has to offer.


    Master of Science



      Educational PsychologyEducational Psychology: GraduateSpecial Education