School of Education
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Research interests & goals:
Steve Knotek is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has been a practicing school psychologist and therapist specializing in early intervention and crisis response. Dr. Knotek’s research focuses on investigating: the socio-cultural aspects of children’s cognitive development and their acquisition of emergent literacy skills, the use of consultation to enhance the ability of teachers and administrators to respond to students’ mental health and academic needs in school settings, and the impact of qualities of organizational culture and psychological climate on effective problem solving in schools.