Lisa Sanetti is a Professor - Department of Educational Psychology, University of Connecticut

Lisa M. H. Sanetti, Ph.D.

Professor - Department of Educational Psychology, University of Connecticut

Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace

Research Interests

  • Implementation Science
  • Educator Wellbeing
  • School-Based Mental Health


  • Ph.D. Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
  • M.S. Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004
  • B.A. Psychology, Boston College, 1999


Sanetti received her Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006 and joined the faculty at UConn in 2007. She has been a licensed psychologist in Connecticut since 2009 and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2012. Her primary areas of research interest involve implementation science, translation of evidence-based strategies in schools, and school-based mental health. She has authored over 60 articles, book chapters, and professional development resources. She received the Lightner Witmer Award from the American Psychological Association for her early career scholarship related to implementation, is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and is a member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology. Prof. Sanetti was named the 2015-2016 University of Connecticut Teaching Fellow for her high-quality graduate instruction. In a 2017 study on faculty productivity it was determined that Prof. Sanetti is in the top 20 most prolific contributors to the 5 primary journals in school psychology. In addition, she is an Associate Editor for the Journal of School Psychology, serves on the editorial boards of School Psychology Review, School Psychology Forum, and Psychology in the Schools, and is an ad hoc reviewer for a number of other journals. Prior to joining the faculty at UConn, she was a behavioral consultant serving schools throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut. In this role, she provided assessment and intervention services to children with significant disabilities and/or mental health issues and their families and educators.