Dr. Ashley N. Payne


School-Mental Health and Behavior Sci

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
School-Mental Health and Behavior Sci
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • BS, Psychology, 2010, Howard University
  • MA, Clinical Psychology, 2012, Middle Tennessee State University
  • PhD, Educational Psychology, 2018, University of Memphis


  • Intro to Psychology
  • Psychology of Childhood
  • Educational Psychology

Research and professional interests

  • Hip-Hop Based Education (HHBE)
  • Culture and Identity Development of Adolescent Black Youth
  • Culture, Personal Epistemology, and Education
  • Hip-Hop and Black Feminist Theory applied to the education of Black Female Youth