Meridith Grant

Associate Professor of Instruction
Program Head, Child Learning and Development BS and Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders MS
Tags: Psychology-Faculty

Professional Preparation

PhD - Developmental Psychology
UTD - 2011
M.S. - Counseling Psychology
UNT - 2006
B.S. - International Relations
Tufts University - 2001

Appointments

Program Head, HDCD MS
UTD BBS [2021–Present]
Program Head, CLDP BS
UTD BBS [2021–Present]
Associate Professor of Instruction
UTD BBS [2020–Present]
Assistant Professor of Instruction
UTD BBS [2015–2020]
Senior Lecturer
UTD BBS [2011–2015]

Awards

Aage Moller Teaching Award - BBS [2022]
Nominated as Candidate for the President’s Teaching Excellence Award - UTD [2022]
ACUE Reflective Teaching Group Pin - UTD CTL [2021]
Nominated as Candidate for the President’s Teaching Excellence Award - UTD [2018]
Nominated as Candidate for the President’s Teaching Excellence Award - UTD [2017]
Redeker Fellowship in Child Studies - UTD [2010]
Nominee, APA Dissertation Award - APA [2010]

Additional Information

Biography
Dr. Meridith Grant is an associate professor of instruction who teaches courses connected to developmental psychology, research design, and statistics. She received the Aage Moller teaching award in 2022.

Dr. Grant serves as the program head for the Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders MS and Child Learning and Development BS programs and engages in ongoing service activities by acting on committees, sponsoring student organizations, and mentoring students conducting independent studies, theses, and dissertation projects.

Activities

UTD Comet’s to the Core Assessment Committee
Fall 2021 - Current
UTD Psychological Sciences Curriculum Review Committee
Fall 2021 - Current
UTD BBS Teaching Effectiveness Committee
Fall 2020 – Current 
UTD Academic Integrity Committee
Fall 2017 – Spring 2021 
BBS Psychology Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-racism (IDEA) Committee
 Summer 2020 – Spring 2021
BBS Search Committees
HDCD Instructional Faculty 2022, Psychology Instructional Faculty 2018
Faculty Sponsor for Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology
Fall 2016 - Current

Faculty Sponsor for Student Organization, Paper Airplanes
Fall 2022 - Current
Faculty Sponsor for American Psychological Association Division 19 Student Chapter, affiliated with the Military Center at UTD
2018 - 2019

Affiliations

American Psychological Association
First Three Years
Cognitive Development Society
Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology