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Jacqueline Brown, Assistant Professor of School Psychology

Location: Skaggs Bldg 204
Hours: By appointment (send me an email to set up)

Phone: (406) 243-6883


Ph.D., Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (School Psychology Emphasis, APA Accredited), University of California- Santa Barbara (2014)

APA Accredited Doctoral Internship, Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology- Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health, 2013-2014

M.A., School Psychology, University of British Columbia (2010)

B.A., Psychology, Dalhousie University (2007)

Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)

Research Interests

School-based crisis prevention and intervention

Evidence-based support for bereaved students

Building resilience in school-age students 

International School Psychology 

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Brown, J. A., Jimerson, S. R., & Comerchero, V. A. (2014). Cognitive development considerations to support bereaved students: Practical applications for school psychologists. Contemporary School Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40688-014-0018-6

Stifel, S. W. F., Brown, J. A., Jimerson, S. R., & Dowdy, E. (2013). Integrating email communication with counseling at school. School Mental Health, 5, 110-118. doi: 10.1007/s12310-012-9086-9.

Brown, J. A., & McIntosh, K. (2012). Training, inclusion, and behavior: Effect on student-teacher and student-SEA relationships for students with autism spectrum disorders. Exceptionality Education International, 22, 77-88. Retrieved from

Brown, J. A., Jimerson, S. R., Dowdy, E., Gonzalez, V., & Stewart, K. (2012). Assessing the effects of school-wide Second Step implementation in a predominately English Language Learner, low SES, Latino/a sample. Psychology in the Schools, 49, 864-875. doi: 10.1002/pits.21639

McIntosh, K., MacKay, L. D., Andreou, T., Brown, J. A., Mathews, S., Poirier, C., & Bennett, J. (2011). Response to intervention in Canada: Definitions, implications, and future directions. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 26, 18-43. doi: 10.1177/0829573511400857

McIntosh, K., Sadler, C., & Brown, J. A. (2011). Kindergarten reading skill level and change as risk factors for chronic problem behavior. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 14, 17-28. doi: 10.1177/1098300711403153 

McIntosh, K., Brown, J. A., Borgmeier, C. J. (2008). Validity of functional behavior assessment within a response to intervention framework: Evidence, recommended practice, and future directions. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 34, 6-14. doi:10.1177/1534508408314096

Book Chapters

Jimerson, S. R., Brock, S. E., & Brown, J. A. (2013). Immediate school-based intervention following violent crises. In C. Franklin, Harris, M. B., & P. Allen-Meares (Eds.), The School Services Sourcebook (2nd ed., pp. 579-589). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Jimerson, S. R., Brown, J. A., Saeki, E., & Watanabe, Y., Kobayashi, T., & Hatzichristou, C. (2012). Natural disasters. In S. E. Brock & S. R. Jimerson (Eds.), Best Practices in School Crisis Prevention and Intervention (2nd ed., pp. 573-595). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

Osher, D., Dwyer, K. P., Jimerson, S. R., & Brown, J. A. (2012). Developing safe, supportive, and effective schools: Facilitating student success to reduce school violence. In S. R. Jimerson, A. B. Nickerson, M. J. Mayer, & M. J. Furlong (Eds.), The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice (2nd ed., pp. 27-44). New York, NY: Routledge.

Jimerson, S. R., & Brown, J. A. (2012). Grade Retention: A strategy failing to support student achievement and adjustment. In J. A. C. Hattie & E. M. Anderman (Eds.), The International Handbook of Student Achievement (pp. 167-190). New York, NY: Routledge.


Graduate Courses

PSYX 524 Tests and Measurement

PSYX 580 Principles and Practices of Professional School Psychology

PSYX 587 (Section 2, Spring) School Psychology Methods