Tegan studies embodied literacy, through yoga instruction and mind-body integrative therapy.
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|2018, PhD||The University of Memphis||Educational Psychology|
|2015, MS||The University of Memphis||Instructional Curriculum and Leadership|
|2002, BA||Iowa State University||emphasis on Health and Human Performance|
Grants & Sponsored Research
2021, Co-Investigator/Research Coordinator, Assessing the feasibility of Remote Mindfulness Based Intervention for Childhood Cancer Survivors A Pilot Study. Internally Funded. Epidemiology Department at St Jude Children’s’ Research Hospital. $3,000.
2020, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Training. Funded. Oncology Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. $11,000.
2019, New Investigator Training Grant. Funded. Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research with The University of Memphis. $4,000.
2018, Co-Investigator, Building resilience in under-served populations a multidisciplinary study of the sweeping impact of developmental trauma. Year 1- funded. Years 2 – 3 city-wide redaction. With the Memphis Research Symposium. $3 mil.
2017, Co-Investigator, Building resilience in tier 3 students through integrative neuroscience in a local urban school. Not funded. With the Child Life Institute. $1,500,000.
2017, Consultant, Conceptualizing culture, epistemology, and learning through Hip Hop in an urban school. Funded. With the American Educational Research Association via Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. $18,000.
2016, Student Research Travel Grant. Funded. With the Department of Educational Psychology. $1,000.2015, Primary-Investigator, Mindfulness and movement in schools: Implementing a research-based yoga curriculum for students and teachers in a local urban school. Not funded. With the Strengthening Communities initiative via the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. $28,000.
|2019 – Present||NIH Grant Funded Research Associate||St Jude Children’s Research Hospital|
|2018 – 2020||Post Doctoral Fellow||University of Memphis|
|2007 – 2014||Executive Director||USASF|
|2019 – present||Part-time FacultyPsychology||Rhodes College|
|2016 – 2018||Adjunct FacultyPsychology||Christian Brothers University|
|2014 – 2016||Intern||Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence|