Name: Dr. Zsuzsanna Szabo
Title: Associate Professor &
Director of Graduate Education Programs
Office Location: Dyson 388E
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2994
Degrees Held:
Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology
The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Master of Education 
SUNY University at Buffalo, NY


Recent publications:

Yager, S. E., & Szabo, Z. (2014). Using electronic resources to teach computer literacy: students’ perceptions and use. International Journal of Education and Psychology in the Community4(1), 7-27.

Szabo, Z., Schwartz, J, & Lopez, A. (2013). Helping preservice teachers develop better lesson plans. Review of Social Studies, Law, and Psychology, 7(3), 46-52.

Sano, W.,  Szabo, Z., Borca-Tasciuc, D. A., & Borca-Tasciuc, T. (2013). Introducing Nanotechnology into the Thermal and Fluids Curricula: Pool Boiling Heat Transfer in Nanofluids. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 40(4), 276-288.

Szabo, Z., & Seifert, K. (2012). Teaching about and teaching with the Teaching Educational Psychology wiki. Teaching Educational Psychology, 8(1), 51-59.

Szabo, Z., & Marian, M. (2012). Stress inoculation training in adolescents: Classroom intervention benefits. Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies, 12(2), 175-188.

Szabo, Z. (2012). Preservice teachers using blogs to reflect on field experience. International Journal of Education and Psychology in the Community, 2(2), 65-76.

Research Interests:

My research interests focus on cognition and learning, student learning assessment, integrating technology in instruction, and gender issues in education. 

Conferences & Workshops:

Szabo, Z. (2014, February). Thinking like a researcher: Teacher education course to develop the teacher-inquirer. Paper presented at the Association of Teacher Educators, Saint Louis, MO.

Szabo, Z., Schwartz, J, & **Lopez, A. (2013, October). Helping preservice teachers develop better lesson plans. Paper presented at the International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Hirsa, A., Szabo, Z., Kalsher, M. and Plopper, G. (August, 2013). Building an interdisciplinary classroom environment: Integrating sociological, psychological, and pedagogical elements to train biologists and engineers. Paper presented at Vision & Change: Chronicling the Change, Inspiring the Future, Washington DC.

Szabo, Z., & **Lopez, A. (2013, March). Better together: Team facilitation in asynchronous online discussion forums. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Szabo, Z. (2013, March). Teams and discourse in asynchronous online discussion forums. Paper presented at the 9th Qualitative Research Conference, Saint Louis, MO.


** Graduate Student at Marist College


American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Psychological Association (APA)
Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT)
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)
Association of American University Women (AAUW)


I have a little Jack Russell Terrier named Taylor.
I like traveling and am interested in learning more about digital photography, and plan to learn Spanish.

My name is Hungarian and is read like the tools: Saw-Bow