Dr. James D. Persinger


Dr. James Persinger
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Personal Information

Position: Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor

Program Director: School Psychology

Email: jpersing@emporia.edu 

Office Phone: (620) 3415428

Fax: (620) 341-5801

Office Location: VH324

School Address:
Campus Box 4031
Emporia State University
1 Kelogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801-5087


  • Ph.D. School Psychology/Counseling, University of Kansas
  • M.S./Ed.S. School Psychology, University of Kansas
  • M.S. Experimental Psychology, Emporia State University
  • B.A. Psychology/Sociology, Emporia State University

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Research Interests:

  • Sociometrics as a Tier 1 Screen in Response-to-Intervention
  • Therapeutic Processes and Outcomes of Role-Playing Games with School-Aged Children
  • Fostering Social-Emotional Development, and Prosocial Competence

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