College of Education & Human Services

Sharon Stevens, Ph.D.

Sharon Stevens, Ph.D.

Professor of Educational Psychology
Assistant to the Driector of the School of Education

Office: Horrabin Hall 115P
Email: SR-Stevens2@wiu.edu

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Stevens received her PhD. from Arizona State University in the field of educational psychology. She has been at WIU since 2007 teaching courses in learning and cognition, human development, social-emotional development, early childhood, assessment and evaluation, decision making with quantitative data, and research methods. 

In addition to teaching, she serves as assistant director to the School of Education. Dr. Stevens was co-managing editor of the Midwestern Educational Researcher from 2013 - 2019 and is still involved in many ways with the Midwestern Educational Research Association including presenting research at the yearly conference. 

Students who have taken courses with her compliment her ability to make difficult material accessible and applicable to their careers. As one student claimed, "I never thought I would say it, but I enjoy statistics and now understand conceptually how to interpret the tables, charts, and various types of data that I have been reading over the past years." Another noted, "Sharon is an awesome instructor and taught the material in a way that made it easy for everyone to understand. Plus, she truly cared that everyone understood and dedicated the time to be sure that such was the case."