Dr. Dina M. Schwam

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Services
Program Coordinator, B.S. in Human Services
Department of Human Services and Psychology



  • B.S., Psychology, University of Maryland University College
  • M.S., Educational Psychology, Georgia State University
  • Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Georgia State University

Research and professional interests

Dr. Schwam’s current research centers around the psychology of teaching and learning including the study of individual differences in self-regulated learning in college students attending online classes, adult literacy, and research associated with the APA Introductory Psychology Initiative. Her early research focused on exploring executive function and symptom severity in children with Tourette Syndrome. She has an ongoing interest in exploring individual differences in learning, with a concentration in cognition and motivation in various populations in an effort to increase successful opportunities for all individuals. Completed research in these areas have resulted in multiple publications in reputable international journals, and presentations at regional and national conferences.

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