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Michael Sulkowski

Associate Professor, School Psychology
Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling


  • School Safety
  • School Violence and Bullying Prevention
  • School Mental Health
  • At-risk, Vulnerable, and Marginalized Students


  • Evidence-based Interventions
  • Risk, Resilience, and Protective Factors
  • Social Support and Connectedness


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
  • Internship, Louisiana School Psychology Internship Consortium
  • Ph.D., School Psychology, University of Florida
  • M.Ed., School Psychology, University of Florida
  • B.A., History and Education, Canisius College


  • 2014 UF 20 Under 30
  • 2013 UF Outstanding Young Alumni Award
  • 2012 NASP Presidential Award for Outstanding Contribution


Dr. Michael L. Sulkowski is an associate professor in the School Psychology Program at the University of Alabama. He is the co-author of Leadership for Safe Schools: The Three-Pillar Approach to Supporting the Mental Health of Students, Creating Safe Schools and Fostering Students’ Mental Health, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in K-12 Schools: A Practitioner’s Workbook, First and Second Editions. Dr. Sulkowski also has authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Sulkowski’s research focuses on school safety and violence prevention; fostering student mental health; supporting at-risk, vulnerable, and marginalized students; social support and connectedness; and using evidence-based interventions in school settings. He is an editorial board member for the Journal of School Psychology, School Psychology, School Psychology Review, and the International Journal of School and Educational Psychology. Dr. Sulkowski also is a Contributing Editor for the NASP Communiqué.

Dr. Sulkowski has chaired 10 dissertations and has served as a dissertation committee member for over 20 dissertations. He teaches classes on professional issues and ethics in school psychology, consultation and supervision, behavior interventions, and various didactic sections of internship and advanced doctoral practicum. Dr. Sulkowski is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.