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Katherine Harris Greenberg, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita


Kathy Greenberg is Professor Emerita, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, at the University ofTennessee The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where her scholarly interests focus on theoretical approaches to teaching and learning including phenomenology. She received her PhD from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University and was a Fulbright Research Scholar in Israel (1986–1987), where she worked with theorist Reuven Feuerstein. She is the founding director of one of 12 educational models included in the U.S.D.E. National Follow Through Program (1988–1995), working with educators in elementary schools serving children from low-income families. Subsequently, she has consulted in more than six countries to share her model, Cognitive Enrichment Advantage,for use inK-12 as well as post-secondary settings. She has directed numerous doctoral dissertations in Educational Psychology as well as developed several graduate degree programs. She joined the Transdisciplinary Phenomenology Research Group in 2000.

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