Dr. Michael Sulkowski is an Associate Professor in the School Psychology Program. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Arizona, he also completed an internship at the Louisiana School Psychology Internship Consortium and a postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.
Dr. Sulkowski’s research focuses on facilitating student success through the influence of social support, connectedness, and having positive interpersonal relationships. He is particularly interested in how such variables can facilitate resilience in students who have experienced victimization, trauma, violence, mental illness, residential instability, and social injustice. Additionally, Dr. Sulkowski investigates factors that contribute to a positive school climate as well as help all students feel safe and secure in school communities.
For his research and scholarship, Dr. Sulkowski has received awards from a number of professional organizations including the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention, the American Psychological Association (APA), the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and the American Academy of School Psychology.
Lastly, Dr. Sulkowski is a Licensed Psychologist, Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP), credentialed School Psychologist, and a NASP PREPaRE trainer.