Dr. Jamie Jirout | Assistant Professor
Office: 105 Clough | Phone: (901) 843-3306 | Email: JiroutJ@rhodes.edu


Dr. Jamie Jirout is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and the director of the Research in Education and Learning Lab. Dr. Jirout′s research focuses on two areas of children′s learning: 1) children′s curiosity and question asking, especially in the preschool and early elementary years, and 2) children′s spatial reasoning skills. Her current work investigates how both question asking and spatial thinking can be improved in young children. She is especially interested in how they can influence and be developed by early science education in formal and informal settings.