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Julia Ogg

Research Interests

I am interested in how symptoms associated with Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD; i.e., inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity) relate to classroom behavior and academic achievement.  I am particularly interested in studying this relationship in children starting kindergarten, as well as how these relationships change as children progress through school.  I also study parenting attitudes and behaviors that support the development of academic enabling classroom behaviors (e.g., engagement, prosocial skills) in children with symptoms of ADHD.


Frequently Taught Classes

Psych 647: Psychological intervention with Children and Their Families

Representative Publications

Fefer, S., Ogg, J., & Dedrick, R. (2015 online, awaiting paper publication).  Use of Polynomial Regression to Investigate Biased Self-Perceptions and ADHD Symptoms in Young Adolescents. Journal of Attention Disorders.

Rogers, M., Boggia, J., Ogg, J., & Volpe, R. (2015). The ecology of ADHD in the schools. Current Developmental Disorders Reports. DOI 10.1007/s40474-015-0038-6

Jeffries DeLoatche, K., Bradley-Klug, K., Ogg, J., Kromrey, J., & Sundman-Wheat, A. (2014 online, awaiting paper publication). Increasing parent involvement among Head Start families: A randomized control group study. Early Childhood Education Journal, 42.  doi: 10.1007/s10643-014-0660-7

Kimonis, E. R., Ogg, J., & Fefer, S. (2014).The relevance of callous-unemotional traits to working with youth with conduct problems. Communique, 42, 1, 16-18.

Ogg, J., Shaffer-Hudkins, E., Childres, J., Feldman, M., Agazzi, H., & Armstrong, K. (2014). Attendance and implementation of strategies in a behavioral parent training program: Comparisons between English and Español programs. Infant Mental Health Journal, 35, 6, 555-563. doi: 10.1002/imhj.21470

Ogg, J., Bateman, L., Dedrick, B., & Suldo, S. (2014 online, awaiting paper publication). The relationship between life satisfaction and ADHD symptoms in middle school students: Using a bifactor model. Journal of Attention Disorders. doi:10.1177/1087054714521292

Chappel, A., Suldo, S. & Ogg, J. (2014). Associations between adolescents’ family stressors and life satisfaction. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23, 76-84. doi:10.1007/s10826-012-9687-9

Ogg, J. A., Fefer, S., Sundman-Wheat, A., McMahan, M., Stewart, T., Chappel, A., & Bateman, L. (2013). School-based assessment of ADHD: purpose, alignment with best practice guidelines, and training. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 29, 305-327. doi: 10.1080/15377903.2013.836775

Ogg, J., McMahan, M., Dedrick, R. F., & Raffaele Mendez, L. (2013). Middle school students’ willingness to engage in activities with peers with ADHD symptoms: A multiple indicators multiple causes (MIMIC) approach. Journal of School Psychology, 51, 407-420. doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2013.01.002

Raffaele Mendez, L. M., Ogg, J., Loker, T., & Fefer, S. (2013). Including parents in the continuum of school-based mental health services: A systematic review of intervention program research from 1994-2010. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 29, 1-36. doi: 10.1080/15377903.2012.725580

Ogg, J. A., Sundman-Wheat, A., & Bateman, L. (2012). Review of early literacy interventions implemented in pediatric settings. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 28, 111-132. doi: 10.1080/15377903.2012.669741

Ogg, J.A., Brinkman, T.M., Dedrick, R. L., & Carlson, J.S. (2010). Factor structure and invariance across gender of the devereux early childhood assessment protective factor scale. School Psychology Quarterly, 25, 107-118. doi: 10.1037/a0020251 

Representative Grants

Hinojosa, S., Ogg, J., & Bradley-Klug, K. (2014). Teacher Child Interaction Therapy: An ecological approach to intervening with young children who display disruptive behaviors ($3522). Society for the Study of School Psychology Dissertation Grant.

Agazzi, H., Ogg, J., Kirby, R., & Armstrong, K. (2014). Maternal health among mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder: The effect of PCIT on reducing maternal stress and symptoms of anxiety and depression. ($6,350.00). University of South Florida Women’s Health Collaborative Grant. 

*Fefer, S. & Ogg, J. (2012). A novel measurement approach for a complex phenomenon: Positive illusions among adolescents with ADHD and depressive symptoms. ($5000). Society for the Study of School Psychology Dissertation Grant.

Ogg, J. A., Rogers, M. & Volpe, R. (2011). Predictors of kindergarten success: The roles of parental involvement, child behavior, and academic skills and enablers ($14,993.92). Society for the Study of School Psychology Early Career Awards Program.


Associate Professor, School Psychology

PM 310


Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2008