Suzanne Delap

Suzanne Delap

Senior Research Associate II


behavioral health, tribal child welfare

Professional Biography

Suzanne holds a PhD in school psychology from the University of Denver, with a dissertation centered on Indigenous program evaluation. Her previous work in public and private practice included general and special education initiatives and providing trauma-informed assessment, intervention, and recommendations for academic and social/emotional needs. Suzanne's recent research has included early care and learning initiatives that measure the impact of the pandemic. As a member of Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, she is also focused on highlighting the positive impacts of Indigenous programs through her work at Butler.


Ph.D., University of Denver,

EdS, University of Northern Colorado

BA, University of Pennsylvania