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Mary Duggan

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Faculty, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3051
Biography: 

Mary Anne Duggan holds a doctorate in educational psychology with a concentration in learning. Her research centers on the motivation of teachers as learners of the teaching craft as well as the social ecology of the classroom. She has 17 years of experience as a schoolteacher in Arizona, where she taught in the Balsz and Scottsdale School Districts. Duggan also served as a staff developer, new teacher induction specialist, cognitive and instructional coach, educational researcher, university-school program liaison, college clinical faculty member and research project director. She is the author of "Powerful Parent Letters for K-3" (Corwin Press) and "Quick Classroom Party Ideas" (Fearon) as well as more than 60 magazine articles written for parents and teachers. As a former elementary school teacher, she has a great interest in the effective translation of scholarly research to teachers, parents and other stakeholders involved in healthy child development and education. In addition, she collaborates with other professionals on the promotion of trauma-sensitive educational practices.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Educational Psychology (Learning), Arizona State University
  • M.Ed. Counselor Education, Arizona State University
  • B.A. Elementary Education, Arizona State University
Publications: 
  • Duggan, M.A. & Swanson, J. Invest in kids'learning to ensure their success. The Arizona Republic (2102).
  • Duggan, M.A. & Granger, K. Teaching kids to collaborate. Raising Arizona Kids (2015).
  • Duggan, M.A. & Swanson, J. Stick to it! Fostering grit in children. Raising Arizona Kids (2015).
  • Duggan, M.A. & van Huisstede, L. Kindergarteners still learn best through play. Raising Arizona Kids (2015).
  • Baldanza, M. T. & Duggan, M.A. Relationships are keys to early learning. Raising Arizona Kids (2014).
  • Bryce, C. & Duggan, M.A. Powerful learning through play. Raising Arizona Kids (2014).
  • Duggan, M.A. How to lead a learner. Raising Arizona Kids (2014).
  • Duggan, M.A. Interviews with past presidents: Howard T. Everson. Newsletter for Educational Psychologists/Division 15 (2014).
  • Duggan, M.A. The brain-body connection: movement for learning. Raising Arizona Kids (2014).
  • Duggan, M.A. & Islam, Z. Read with me!. Raising Arizona Kids (2014).
  • Gaias, L. & Duggan, M.A. What if I don’t like my child’s teacher?. Raising Arizona Kids (2014).
  • Granger, K. & Duggan, M.A. "I can do it!" Lessons in Goal Setting. Raising Arizona Kids (2014).
  • Raymer, C. & Duggan, M.A. Kindergarten teachers welcome parental involvement. Raising Arizona Kids (2014).
  • Swanson, J. & Duggan, M.A. An attitude of gratitude: Lifelong health benefits of thankfulness. Raising Arizona Kids (2014).
  • Swanson, J., Abry, T., & Duggan, M.A. What is the Kindergarten Project?. Raising Arizona Kids (2014).
  • Husman, J., Duggan, M. A., & Fishman, E. The Teacher Time Bubble: Expanding Teachers’ Imaginings of the Future to Support Learning. Teacher Motivation: Theory and Practice (2014).
  • Abry, T. & Duggan, M.A. Sometimes less is more. Raising Arizona Kids (2013).
  • Bryce, C. & Duggan, M.A. Kindergarten 'redshirting': Gift of time or ivy league insurance?. Raising Arizona Kids (2013).
  • Bryce, C. & Duggan, M.A. Starting school successfully. Raising Arizona Kids (2013).
  • Duggan, M.A. & Bryce, C. A parent’s guide to tech gifts, from tots to pre-teens. Raising Arizona Kids (2013).
  • Duggan, M.A. & Gaias, L. The fourth "R" of early school success: self-regulation. Raising Arizona Kids (2013).
  • Gaias, L. & Duggan, M.A. Food deserts in the valley. Raising Arizona Kids (2013).
  • Gaias, L. & Duggan, M.A. Growing a child’s relationship with nature. Raising Arizona Kids (2013).
  • Indorf, A.L.F. & Duggan, M.A. Limitless learning through "home" work. Raising Arizona Kids (2013).
  • Raymer, C. & Duggan, M.A. Summertime…and the learning is easy. Raising Arizona Kids (2013).
  • Swanson, J. & Duggan, M.A. Snap! How "in-the-moment" reactions affect children. Raising Arizona Kids (2013).
  • Indorf, A.F. & Duggan, M.A. To feed the mind it is necessary to feed the body healthfully. The Arizona Republic (0).
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 230Introduction to Statistics
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 324Memory and Cognition
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 230Introduction to Statistics
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 230Introduction to Statistics
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 324Memory and Cognition
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 230Introduction to Statistics
PSY 324Memory and Cognition
PSY 394Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 230Introduction to Statistics
PSY 320Learning and Motivation
PSY 324Memory and Cognition
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 320Learning and Motivation
PSY 324Memory and Cognition
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 230Introduction to Statistics
PSY 320Learning and Motivation
PSY 324Memory and Cognition
PSY 394Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology
PSY 230Introduction to Statistics
PSY 320Learning and Motivation
PSY 324Memory and Cognition
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FAS 361Research Methods
SOC 391Research Methods
Presentations: 
  • Duggan, M.A., Carlson, D.L., Indorf, A.L.F., Gaias, L.M., Abry, T., Jordan, M.E. "Dear Diary:" A qualitative examination of the phases of first year teaching. 2014 Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA (Apr 2014).
  • Duggan, M.A., Gaias, L.M., & Indorf, A.L.F. Teachers’ ideal and actual instructional priorities in the ever-changing world of kindergarten. 2014 Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA (Apr 2014).
  • Husman, J., Duggan, M.A., & Lee, J. Can people differentiate between global connectedness and situative connectedness?. 1st International Conference on Time Perspective (Sep 2012).
  • Golemon, Heidi, Kortman, Sharon, Duggan, Mary. Beginning educator support: Creating and sustaining leadership. Arizona School Boards Association and Arizona School Administrators (Dec 2007).
Service: 
  • City of Tempe Mayor Mitchell's My Brother's Keeper Initiative, Member (2015 - Present)
  • Tempe Trauma-Informed Community Committee, Member (2015 - Present)
  • Sanford School 10th Anniversary Committee, Member (2015 - Present)
  • ACES Consortium, Member (2015 - Present)
  • CLAS Senate, Senator (2015 - Present)
  • Non-Tenure Eligible Evaluation and Promotion Committee, Member (2015 - Present)
  • Sanford School Social Impact Student Organization, Advisor (2015 - Present)
  • Social Impact Initiative Committee, Leaders (2015 - Present)
  • University Senate, Senator (2015 - Present)
  • Night of the Open Door, Leader (2015 - Present)
  • American Psychological Association, Reviewer (2013 - Present)
  • American Educational Research Association, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • International Journal of Educational Research, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • American Psychological Association, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Current Issues in Education, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Scottsdale Unified School District, Community Representative (1998 - Present)
  • Scottsdale Unified School District, Community Representative (1998 - Present)
  • Sanford School Homecoming Block Party Committee, Member (2015 - 2015)
  • Building a Trauma Informed Nation, Leader (2015 - 2015)
  • Committee on Committees, Substitute (2015 - 2015)
  • New Pathways for Youth, Presenter (2015 - 2015)
  • Kindergarten Project Partnership Team, Leader (2013 - 2015)
  • Scottsdale Public Library Ultimate Play Date Event, Leader (2015 - 2015)
  • SOC 391 Course Review, Reviewer (2015 - 2015)
  • Fall Welcome, Presenter (2014 - 2014)