As a university-based research center, FCRR is committed to preparing future researchers and leaders. FCRR faculty provide mentorship and training to undergraduate and graduate students across Florida State University. Through courses, research assistantships, and practice/policy apprenticeships, students become members of a large interdisciplinary intellectual community.
Christopher DeCamp is a Ph.D. student in Clinical Psychology, as well as a FIREFLIES fellow. Christopher is interested in intervention efficacy, with a specific focus on improving outcomes for children with reading disabilities, as well as executive function's role in academic achievement.
Communication Science and Disorders
Rebecca Summy is a Ph.D. student in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, as well as a FIREFLIES fellow. Before starting the Ph.D. program, Rebecca worked as a school-based Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Chicago and Nashville. Rebecca is interested in early identification of students with language and reading difficulties, as well as the role of the SLP in improving reading outcomes for students with language and reading disabilities.
Reading Education and Language Arts.
Coretta Doss is a Ph.D. student in Reading Education and Language Arts, as well as an R2D2 fellow. Coretta has an interest in dyslexia and how teacher preparation programs train teachers to work with students with reading disabilities. She is interested in the community and its role in literacy acquisition.
FCRR faculty create opportunities for students to disseminate research in variety of ways with diverse stakeholders, including researchers, educators, clinicians, policy makers, community leaders, families, and caregivers. Please explore our student-developed resources below.