Preiser, Lawrence

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
Behavioral Sciences

Phone: 718-262-2311
Office Location: AC-4D06H
lpreiser@york.cuny.edu

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Yeshiva University - Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology  Developmental  2003 
MA  Yeshiva University - Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology  Developmental  1996 
BA  SUNY Binghamton  Psychology  1990 
Professor Preiser's current research surrounds Autistic Spectrum Disorders, specifically Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS). Professor Preiser is actively involved in the Early Intervention and Committee on Preschool Special Education Program's which service children birth through 5 years of age. Professor Preiser is a proponent of experiential learning and has conducted research which has examined this in a Psychology gateway course (Human Development I). Professor Preiser also conducts research regarding quantitative literacy and its effects on learning.

Areas of Expertise

Development of Children Ages Birth Through 10 year
Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS)
Early Intervention
Retinoblastoma and its effects on early development

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Preiser, Lawrence M.. "Children In Action: A Hands-On Psychology Lesson." Academic Exchange Quarterly. 16 2012: 30-36.

Ross, G., Lipper, EG, Abramson,D., & Preiser, L.. "The Development of Young Children with Retinoblastoma." Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 155(1) 2001: 80-3.

Lipper, EG, Preiser, Lawrence M., Ward, Mary Jo, Helmer, K., & Sugano,E.. "Development in a Population of Homeless Children: Age Related Delays." Pediatric Research. 45(4) 1999: 16A.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) And the New DSM-V " May, 2012: 20th Annual Pace University Psychology Conference.

" Putting the Cart before the Horse: Evaluating Prerequisites for Courses in Psychology Requiring Quantitative Reasoning Skills " March, 2012: York College Community.

" Invited Participant, Best Practices for Evaluating Bilingual Children " March, 2012: Adelphi University.

" Invited Participant, Evaluation Standards and Procedures for NYS Committee on Preschool Special Education Workshop " November, 2011: All About Kids - Mid-Island Therapy Associates.

" Participant, York College Curriculum Committee Orientation and Training " September, 2011: Faculty Members Serving on York College Curriculum Committee.

" The Current Status of Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified in the Research Literature: Where to go from here? " May, 2011: 19th Annual Pace University Psychology Conference.

" Invited Participant, Evaluation Standards and Procedures for NYS Early Intervention Program Workshop " March, 2011: All About Kids - Mid-Island Therapy Associates.

" Invited Participant, Applied Behavioral Analysis Workshop " February, 2011: Early Intervention Providers.

" Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS): A Comprehensive Review and Analysis of the Literature " April, 2010: First Annual Student Research Day - York College.

" Children in Action: An Experiential Approach in a Psychology Gateway Course " April, 2009: Lilly-East Conference on College and University Teaching.

" The Development of Young Children with Retinoblastoma " May, 1999: The Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Society.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Nominated for Robert S. Daniel Teaching Excellence Award, American Psychological Association: January, 2012.

Nominated for Robert S. Daniel Teaching Excellence Award, American Psychological Association: January, 2011.

Who's Who Among America's Teachers: 2012 - 2013.

Who's Who Among America's Teachers: 2011 - 2012.

Who's Who Among America's Teachers: 2010 - 2011.

Who's Who Among America's Teachers: 2005 - 2006.

Who's Who Among America's Teachers: 2004 - 2005.

Grants-In-Aid

PSC-CUNY Research Grant, Building Quantitative Reasoning Skills in the Psychology Major. 2011 - 2012: $3,050 (Declined).

Title III, Quantitative Reasoning Workgroup. Summer 2010: $2,000.

Title III, Assessment of Math and Quantitative Reasoning Skills. 2008 - 2009: $2,000.

PSC-CUNY Research Award Program, Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS): A Comprehensive Review and Analysis of the Literature. 2008 - 2009: $2,600.

Title III, Children In Action: An Experiential Approach In A Psychology Gateway Course. 2007 - 2008: $3,000.

New York Community Trust, The Development of Young Children with Retinoblastoma. 1996 - 1999: $10,000.

Rudin Foundation, The Development of Young Children with Retinoblastoma. 1996 - 1999: $5,000.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Member of Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Division 2, American Psychological Association: January 2012 - Present.

Health and Wellness Expo – HEAL: April 2010.

Member of American Psychological Association: 2005 - Present.

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Preiser, Lawrence
 

Preiser, Lawrence
Assistant Professor
Behavioral Sciences