Heather McDaniel

Heather McDaniel

  • Research Assistant Professor

Office Location

Ridley Hall 296
PO Box 400281
405 Emmet Street S
Charlottesville, VA 22903


Heather McDaniel, is a member of the research faculty and a faculty affiliate of Youth-Nex. Her research interests are focused on promoting positive social, emotional, behavioral and academic outcomes for youth and families through the implementation of school mental health services and the utilization of advanced quantitative methodologies in school-based research. In school mental health, her interests specifically focus on the implementation of evidence-based practices and the promotion of family involvement. Her methodological interests focus on improving measurement, analysis of longitudinal data and research design as applicable to promoting positive outcomes for youth in school. 


Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2018
M.A., University of South Carolina, 2015
B.A., Ohio University, 2010

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