Faculty Accomplishments

The accomplishments of our faculty include editorial positions in journals; numerous publications in psychology and education journals; university grants and awards; and external grants from granting agencies in the New York State and the country.

  • Distinguished Professor Frank Vellutino has been inducted into the Reading Hall of Fame. The IRA Reading Hall of Fame consists of nationallly and internationally prominent researchers who are recognized as having made extraordinary contributions to theory and research in the study of literacy acquisition.
  • Professor David (Yun) Dai, Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, was the 2006 recipient of the Early Scholar Award from the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC). The award is given annually on a competitive basis to one scholar who received a doctoral degree no more than 10 years ago and who has made significant scholarly contributions to the field. The award was formally conferred at the November 2006 Annual Convention of the NAGC.
  • Professor Frank Vellutino was¬†invited to give a lecture at Vanderbilt University in September, 2005. The lecture was part of a distinguished lecture series and was entitled Specific Reading Disability (Dyslexia): What Have We Learned in the Past Four Decades?

Jobs of Recent Graduates

  • Assessment Specialist, Ed Research Analyst Department of Defense
  • Professor of Elementary Ed, St Bonaventure U
  • Retired, tutor and docent
  • Psychologist, Florida
  • Director of Strategy & Policy, Office of Early Childhood Ed, NY City Dept of Ed
  • Associate Personnel Examiner, NY Civil Service
  • Faculty & Program Director, MS Programs in Psychology Walden University
  • Dean, School of Education, Loyola University, MD
  • Faculty College of St Rose
  • Dept Chair, Assoc Prof, Behav & Social Sciences, HVCC Troy
  • Supervisor, Prof Ed Review Unit, Office of Professions, NY SED


  • Director of Orthopaedic Research, West Point, NY
  • Assoc Prof, Ed Reseach & Eval, Ohio University, Athens OH


  • Director,State Relations for NY City Dept of Education
  • Coordinator for Special Needs Learners, Positive Behav Intervention, WSWHEBOCES
  • Director,Division of Education, Texas A & M Central Texas
  • Assoc Prof, Chair of Psych & Neuroscience, Mt Union Uni, Alliance OH
  • Assoc Prof, SUNY Oneonta


  • Research Scientist 2, Health Research Inc, NYS Dept of Health
  • Director, Office of Access & Academic Enrichment U Albany
  • Assistant Prof, Elizabethown College, PA
  • Senior Psychometrician/Statistician, American Institute of Research, Washington DC


  • Associate Professor, Education Department, Furman University, Greenville, SC
  • Director of Outcomes Assessment, Excelsior College, Albany, NY
  • Psychometrician, Amer Board of Pediatrics
  • Assoc Prof & Chair, Educational Psychology, College of St Rose
  • Technical Specialist, Youth& Adult Division, ICF International, VA
  • President, ETI Los Angeles
  • Research Analyst, CUNY, NY
  • Senior Associate, ICF International, VA
  • Associate Professor, College of St Rose


  • Senior Faculty Associate & Director of Clinical Training U Albany
  • Assistant Professor, Special Education, U Albany
  • School Psychologist, Fort Plain, NY


  • Evaluation Consultant, Adjunct professor
  • Assistant Professor, College of St Rose, Albany NY
  • Research Analyst II, Testing & Accountability, Dept of Ed Louisiana
  • Office of Early Learning, Assessment, NY State Education Department
  • School Psychologist, Special Ed Chairperson, Sth Colonie, Adjunct Union College


  • Lecturer, Zhejian U, China
  • Assistant Professor, Widener University, PA
  • Associate Dean, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs, Excelsior College
  • School Psychologist
  • Assistant Professor, Uskudar University, Turkey
  • Professor and Department Head, Mortuary Science, HVCC, Troy NY


  • Adjunct Instructor, Sierra College, Sacramento
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Special Education, U Albany
  • Social Science Division Chair & Assoc Prof of Psych, Adirondack Community Coll, SUNY
  • Assistant Prof Psychology Sullivan County CC
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, SUNY Oneonta
  • Research Scientist, Research & Evaluation, Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix


  • Indep Mental Health Consultant in Early Childhood, Adjunct SUNY New Paltz
  • Supervisor of Training, Special Education, U Albany
  • Research Scientist, Department of Health, NY State
  • Research Fellow/Analyst Joint Forces Staff College, National Defense University