Staff - Schwam


Dina Schwam, Ph.D.

Project Director
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Georgia State University
Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders
PO Box 3979
Atlanta, GA 30302-3979
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Phone: 404-413-8329

Dr. Dina M. Schwam joined CSAL as the Project Director in 2016. Prior to joining the CSAL team, she worked as Research Assistant for the Adult Literacy Research Center (ALRC) at Georgia State University (GSU), coordinating the efforts of a pilot study in collaboration with the Department of Psychology and the Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, which looked at neuroimaging in adult literacy students.  Prior to her time at GSU, Dina worked over 10 years in research, and she held a Certification in Clinical Research Coordination through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. Her duties during this period included managing and coordinating multiple clinical research studies, providing guidance in regulatory audit preparation to sponsor organizations, and training investigators and clinical research staff on the federal and local regulations governing the conduct of research. She completed her M.S. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at GSU. Her current research interests involve the study of individual differences in self-regulated learning in college students, and other populations. Prior research interests involved looking at executive function and symptom severity in children with Tourette Syndrome leading to a publication in Applied Neuropsychology-Child.