Curriculum Vitae

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EMMETT SPEED
emmett.speed@gmail.com
850-712-0932

EDUCATION

~2020 Ph.D Student in Educational Neuroscience
Utah State University, Logan, Utah
Committee Chair: Kerry Jordan 

2015 B.A. in Psychology
University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida

2010 A.A. in General Studies
Pensacola State College, Pensacola, Florida

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Summer 2018 Field Work and Immersive Language Classes, 2018 Kablajuj Ey Kaqchikel Summer School.
Wuqu’ Kawoq and Maryland Language Science Center, University of Maryland.

2017-18 Graduate Research Assistant, Early Mathematics Research Group (EMRG)
PI- Jessica Shumway, Ph.D. Utah State University

Fall 2017-* Laboratory Manager, Multisensory Cognition Lab (MCL)
PI- Kerry Jordan, Ph.D. Utah State University 

Summer 2017 Field Work and Immersive Language Classes, 2017 Kablajuj Ey Kaqchikel Summer School.
Wuqu’ Kawoq and Maryland Language Science Center, University of Maryland.  

2016-* Graduate Researcher, Multisensory Cognition Lab (MCL)
PI- Kerry Jordan, Ph.D. Utah State University

2015-16 Laboratory Manager, Cognitive Development Lab (CDL)
PI- Vanessa Rainey, Ph.D. University of West Florida

2015 Undergraduate Researcher, Neurocognition Lab
PI- James Arruda, Ph.D. University of West Florida 

2014-16 Undergraduate Researcher, Cognitive Development Lab
PI- Vanessa Rainey, Ph.D. University of West Florida 

PUBLICATIONS

2019 Rainey, V. R., Flores-Lamb, V., Gjorgieva, E., & Speed, E. A. (2019) Language brokering and psychological adjustment in emerging adulthood: Exploring cultural values as moderators. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2019.1630416

2018 Moyer-Packenham, P. S., Lommatsch, C. W., Litster, K., Ashby, J., Bullock, E. K., Roxburgh, A. L., Shumway, J. F., Speed, E., Covington, B., Hartmann, C., Clarke-Midura, J., Skaria, J., Westenskow, A., MacDonald, B., Symanzik, J., & Jordan, K. (2018). How design features in digital math games support learning and mathematics connections. Computers in Human Behavior, 91(2019). 316-332.

Publications Under Review

2018 Litster, K., Moyer-Packenham, P. S., Lommatsch, C. W., Ashby, J., Roxburgh, A., Bullock, E. P., Shumway, J. F. , Speed, E., … Jordan, K. (Under review, 2018). How Childrens’ Affect, Mathematical Connections, and Strategies Influence Learning with Digital Math Games. Digital Experiences in Math Education.

Manuscripts in Preparation

201x Shumway, J., King, J., Gardner, H., Burnside, M., Bundock, K., Messervy, F., Speed, E. A., & Jordan, K. (201x). Number System Knowledge Interventions in Second-Grade Classrooms. Manuscript in preparation.

201x Speed, E. A. (201x). Development of decomposed parallel processing in Dual Language Immersion second graders. Unpublished manuscript.

201x Speed, E. A. (201x). Numerical cognition in Mayan bilingual education programs in Guatemala. Manuscript in preparation.

201x Speed, E. A. (201x). Content analysis of place value instruction in Guatemala’s National Base Curriculum. Unpublished manuscript.

PRESENTATIONS

Oral Presentations

2019 Speed, E. A., Litson, K., Covington, B., & Jordan, K. (2019, April) Development of decomposed parallel processing in Dual Language Immersion second graders. 2019 Student Research Symposium (SRS), Utah State University, Logan, UT. 

2018 Speed, E. A. (2017, June) Comparación entre los sistemas numéricos: Análisis de datos pilotos [Comparison between numerical systems: An analysis of pilot data]. Conferencia en Lingüística Maya. Universidad de la Valle de Guatemala – Campus Altiplano, Cantón El Tablón, Sololá, Guatemala.

2017 Speed, E. A. (2017, June) Comparación entre los sistemas numéricos en inglés, español, kaqchikel maya, y chino [Comparison between the numerical systems of English, Spanish, Kaqchikel Mayan, and Chinese]. Intercambio Cultural Con Estudiantes de Lenguas Mayas. Universidad de la Valle de Guatemala – Campus Altiplano, Cantón El Tablón, Sololá, Guatemala.

Poster Presentations

2019 Speed, E. (2019, June). Development of decomposed parallel processing in Dual Language Immersion second graders. Poster presented at the 2019 annual meeting of the Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society (MCLS) in Ottawa, Canada. 

2019 Speed, E., Litson, K., Covington, B., Nield, T., Henrie, T., & Jordan, K. (2019, April). Automaticity of place value processing in Dual Language Immersion second graders. Poster presented at the 2019 annual meeting of Rocky Mountain Psychological Association (RMPA), Denver, CO.

2017 Rainey, V. R., Flores-Lamb, V., Gjorgieva, E., & Speed, E. (2017, April) Cultural protective factors for the psychological health of language brokering children and adolescents. Poster presented at the 2017 biennial meeting of Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Austin, TX.

2016 Speed, E., & Rainey, V. R. (2016, April) Cultural protective factors for the mental health of language brokers. Poster presented at the 2016 Student Scholars Symposium, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL.

2016 DiRienzo, M., Speed, E., Moore, R., & Rainey, V. R. (2016, April) Predictors of success: The effects of personality factors and executive function on academic achievement in college students. Poster presented at the 2016 Student Scholars Symposium, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL.

2016 DiRienzo, M., Speed, E., & Rainey, V. R. (2016, April) Grit and conscientiousness as predictors of academic achievement in college. Poster presented at the 2016 annual meeting of Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA), New Orleans, LA.

2015 DiRienzo, M., Speed, E., & Rainey, V. R. (2015, August) Predictors of success: The effects of grit on academic success in college students. Poster presented at the  2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium: College of Science, Engineering, & Health, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL.

2015 Speed, E. (2015, April) When teens translate: A literature review of language brokering in adolescence. Poster presented at the 2015 Student Scholars Symposium, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor of Record, Utah State University

PSY4420 Cognitive Psychology
Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019

PSY4430 Cognitive Psychology Lab
Spring 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2018

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Utah State University

PSY4420 Cognitive Psychology
Spring 2017: Instructor of Record- Kerry Jordan
Spring 2018: Instructor of Record- Gonça Soyer

PSY3010 Psychological Statistics
Fall 2017: Instructor of Record- Kaylee Litson

PSY1010 General Psychology
Fall 2016, Summer 2017: Instructor of Record- Jen Grewe

PSY3400 Advanced Analysis of Behavior
Fall 2016: Instructor of Record- Annie Galizio

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Pensacola State College

ASL1150 American Sign Language II
Instructor of Record-  Becky Adkins
Spring 2015, Fall 2015

Guest Lecturer, Utah State University

“Brain Anatomy and Neuronal Structure”
PSY1010 General Psychology – Kathryn Sperry
4/20/2018, 9/19/2018, 1/30/2019

PSY1010 General Psychology – Jen Grewe
9/14/2017, 2/7/2018, 1/25/2019

“Brains and Bilingualism”
PSY4420 Cognitive Psychology – Gonça Soyer
3/29/2018 

“Language”
PSY4420 Cognitive Psychology – Gonça Soyer
3/27/2018

“Introduction to ANOVA”
PSY3010 Psychological Statistics – Salif Mahamane
11/15/2016

GRANTS

Grants Received

2019 Graduate Research and Creative Opportunities (GRCO) Grant
“ERP Components in Numerical Stimulus Conflict Processing: An EEG Validation of the Dot-Number Stroop Task”
Utah State University Office of Research
$1000, application under review

2019 Funding for Travel to 2019 annual meeting of Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society (MCLS), Ottawa, Canada.
Utah State University Department of Psychology and Utah State University Office of Research and Graduate Studies
$800.

2019 Funding for Travel to 2019 annual meeting of Rocky Mountain Psychological Association (RMPA), Denver, CO.
Psi Chi International Psychology Honors Society
$400

2018 Funding for Travel to 2018 Kablajuj Ey Kaqchikel Summer Field School, Patzún, Guatemala
Utah State University Department of Psychology and Utah State University Office of Research and Graduate Studies
$800

2017-20 Utah State University Diversity Council Long-Term Grant
“Safe Passage”. PI- Kaylee Litson. Co-Investigator.
Utah State University Diversity Council
$15,000 for 2017-2020 

2017 Graduate Student Research Funds, Second Year Project
“Effect of Language of Instruction on Numerical Cognition in Dual Language Immersion Classrooms”
Utah State University Department of Psychology
$1000

2017 Funding for Travel to 2017 Kablajuj Ey Kaqchikel Summer Field School, Patzún, Guatemala.
Utah State University Department of Psychology and Utah State University Office of Research and Graduate Studies
$800

2016 Funding for Travel to 2016 annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.
University of West Florida Office of Undergraduate Research
$620

Unfunded Grant Applications

2019 Unrestricted Travel Grant to 2019 annual meeting of Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society (MCLS). Psi Chi International Psychology Honors Society

2018 Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Open Study/Research Award, Guatemala

2018 Graduate Research and Creative Opportunities (GRCO) Grant

2017 Graduate Research and Creative Opportunities (GRCO) Grant 

2017 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) 

2016 2016 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) 

Grant Reviews

Spring 2017 Scholarship Reviewer, Graduate Enhancement Award

HONORS, SCHOLARSHIPS, & AWARDS

Fall 2018-* Member of Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology

2017-2018 Frederick Q. Lawson Fellowship
Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services, Utah State University.
$2500 for Fall 2017 semester, $2500 for Spring 2018 semester

Fall 2017 Center for Women & Gender Scholarship
Center for Women and Gender, Utah State University.
$1196

5/2016 President’s List
4.0 Semester GPA Spring 2016; University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL.

4/2016 Best Undergraduate Student Project: Department of Psychology
2016 Student Scholars Symposium; University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL.

4/2016 2nd Place Undergraduate Presentation: College of Health
2016 Student Scholars Symposium; University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL.
$50

2009-15 Florida Medallion Scholar (FMS)
Florida Bright Futures Scholarship.
75% tuition award.

SERVICE

4/6/2019 Panel Moderator, “Getting into Grad School and Surviving Once You Get There”. 2019 meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Denver, CO.   

2019-* OUTSpoken Panelist, Access and Diversity Center, Utah State University
Panels: 4/04/2019, 4/10/2019, 4/15/2019

2019-* Training Facilitator, Allies on Campus, Access and Diversity Center, Utah State University.
Trainings led: 4/10/2019

Fall 2018-* Treasurer, Utah State University Chapter of Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology

2018-19 Graduate Student Representative, Neuroscience Program, Psychology Department, Utah State University

2017 Co-Facilitator, Neurodiversity Group, Utah State University

2016 Co-Founder, Safe Passage for U (SP4U), Utah State University

2016-18 Graduate Student Panelist, PSY2010 Careers in Psychology, Carrie Madden, Utah State University

2016-17 Global Village Team Member, Habitat for Humanity Guatemala, Sololá, Guatemala.
April 2-10, 2016, March 4-12, 2017

2007-09 Construction Team, Habitat for Humanity, Pensacola, FL.

ACADEMIC ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

Psi Chi Psychology Honors Society
Rocky Mountain Psychological Association
The Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society
American Psychological Association
Division 3: Society for Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science
Division 6: Society for Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative Psychology
Division 15: Educational Psychology
Division 52: International Psychology

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