Katherine Terras, Ph.D.
Special Education Program
Department of Teaching and Learning
University of North Dakota
Education Building, Rm 384
231 Centennial Dr. Stop 7189
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202
Katherine Terras received her Doctorate and Masters degrees from the University of North Dakota. Her areas of emphasis include special education and teacher education. Dr. Terras’ Bachelors degree is in elementary education. Prior to UND, Dr. Terras held a professorial position at the University of Minnesota, Moorhead.
Dr. Terras teaches courses on emotional/behavioral disorders, behavior management, and assessment. She predominately teaches courses using online delivery and is currently researching methods for effectively modeling and simulating course content with this delivery system.
Dr. Terras’ main research interest involves qualitative studies that investigate educational outcomes for students with emotional or behavioral disorders. Particularly, she is interested in the effects of canine companionship through the incorporation of dogs into school settings or through service learning projects.