James Coleman

University Retirees - Academic Affairs And Provost
Associate Provost - Undergraduate Education
coleman@utdallas.edu
972-883-2021
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Professional Preparation

Ph.D.
The University of Virginia - 2018
B.S.
Vanderbilt University - 2018
M.S.
Vanderbilt University - 2018

Publications

Coleman, J.M. & Dover, G.M (1993). The RISK screening test: Using kindergarten teacher's ratings to predict future placement in resource classrooms. Exceptional Children, 59(5). 1-10. 1993 - Publication
Coleman, J.M., McHam, L., & Minnett, A.IVl. (1992). Similarities in the social competencies of learning disabled and low achieving elementary school children. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 25, 671-678. 1992 - Publication
Coleman, J.M. & Minnett, A.M. (1992). Learning disabilities and social competence: A social ecological perspective. Exceptional Children, 59, 234-246. 1992 - Publication
Coleman, J.M. (1989). Thinking about thinking about self: Perspective taking and children's self-concepts. In G.E. Beauchamp (Ed.) Secrets of the Brain: Neuroscience and Learning, Cleveland: Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 1989 - Publication
Coleman, J.M., Pullis, M.E., & Minnett, M.A. (1987). Studying mildly handicapped children's adjustment to mainstreaming; A systemic approach. Remedial and Special Education, 8, 19-30. 1987 - Publication
Coleman, J.M. & Fults, B.A. (1986). Special-class placement, level of intelligence, and the self-concepts of gifted children: A social comparison perspective. Remedial and Special Education, 7, 7-12. 1986 - Publication
Coleman, J.M. (1985). Achievement level, social class, and the self-concepts of mildly handicapped children. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 15, 25-29. 1985 - Publication
Coleman, J.M. (1984). Mother's predictions of the self-concepts of their normal or learning disabled children. Journal of Learning Disabilities. 14, 214-217. 1984 - Publication
Coleman, J.M. (1984). Self-concept and the mildly handicapped: The role of social comparisons. Journal of Special Education, 17, 37-45. 1983 - Publication
Coleman, J.M. (1983). Handicapped labels and instructional segregation; Influences on children's self-concepts versus the perceptions of others. Learning Disabilities Quarterly, 6, 3-12. 1983 - Publication

Appointments

Associate Provost
The University of Texas at Dallas [2000–Present]
Dean of Undergraduate Education
The University of Texas at Dallas [1997–Present]
Associate Dean and College Master
The University of Texas at Dallas [1994–1997]
Professor of Psychology
The University of Texas at Dallas [1994–Present]
Associate Professor of Psychology
The University of Texas at Dallas [1987–1994]
Associate Professor of Special Education
The University of Texas at Dallas [1984–1987]
Assistant Professor of Special Education
The University of Texas at Dallas [1978–1983]
Research Assistant
The University of Virginia [1977–1978]
Research Scientist
Vanderbilt University [1974–1976]

Projects

The role of external evaluation in nonprofit organizations
1995–1995 Minnett, A.M. & Coleman, J.M., Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Evaluation Association, Vancouver.
A first year review of the social ecology project
1990–1990 Coleman, J.M., Paper presented at the annual conference of The Council for Exceptional Children, Toronto.
The role of social comparisons in the relations of Anglo students within urban minority school districts
1994–1994 Minnett, A.M. & Coleman, J.M., Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council on Exceptional Children, Denver.
Viewing social competence from an ecological perspective: The social world of the mildly handicapped child
1990–1990 Coleman, J.M., Paper presented at the annual conference of Texas Association of Educational Diagnosticians, Houston
Rethinking the relationship between social competence and learning disabilities
1992–1992 Coleman, J.M., Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Association on Learning Disabilities, Atlanta.

Additional Information

Student Recognition
  • Baccalaureate Honors, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
  • Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
  • The Outstanding Doctoral Candidate Award, Curry Memorial School of Education, The University of Virginia
Student Recognition
  • Eunsook Kang (Ph.D., 1989)
  • Cynthia Kaye (Ph.D., 1991)
  • Sook Kim (Ph.D., 1997)
  • Laura McHam (Ph.D., 1993)
  • Keri McGiboney (Ph.D., 1993)
  • Ann M. Minnett (Ph.D., 1987)
  • Caryl M. Mobley (Ph.D., 1988)
  • Marcelo Pinto (Ph.D., 1995)
  • Al Rampey (Ph.D., 2000)
  • Ann Tubbs (Ph.D., 1990)