Pfeiffer, Steven I(ra) 1950-

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PFEIFFER, Steven I(ra) 1950-

PERSONAL: Born November 10, 1950, in New York, NY; son of Murray (in sales) and Phyllis Pfeiffer; married Shelley V. Goldman (marriage ended); married Jan S. Leslie (a psychologist), 1979; children: Leslie Merritt, Kevin Stern, Andrea. Ethnicity: "White." Education: State University of New York—College at Oneonta, B.A. (with highest honors), 1972; Fairleigh Dickinson University, M.A., 1974; University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, Ph.D., 1977.

ADDRESSES: Home—Chapel Hill, NC. Offıce— Department of Psychology, Duke University, 1121 West Main St., Durham, NC 27701; fax: 919-683-1742. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Educator and psychologist. Florida International University, Miami, visiting assistant professor of psychology, 1977-78; Fordham University, Bronx, NY, assistant professor of psychological and educational services, 1978-80; school psychologist for Ridgefield Park Schools in New Jersey, 1979-80; Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, assistant professor of psychology, 1980-82; Alton Ochsner Foundation Hospital, New Orleans, LA, staff psychologist in pediatrics and psychiatry for the hospital and for Ochsner Clinic, 1982-87; Devereux Foundation, Villanova, PA, executive director of Institute of Clinical Training and Research, 1987-95, chair of institutional review board, 1987-95, and ethics committee, 1990-92; Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, visiting professor of clinical psychology, 1995-96; Kent State University, Kent, OH, professor of psychology and coordinator of school psychology training program, 1996-97; Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, professor of psychology and director of school psychology training programs, 1997-98; Duke University, Durham, NC, professor of psychology, research professor of education, executive director of talent identification program, and affiliate of Child and Family Policy Center, 1998—. American Board of Professional Psychology, diplomate; private clinical and consulting practice in child, adolescent, family, and sports psychology; consultant to Corporation for Standards and Outcomes and for family court and child custody disputes. Tulane University, associate professor, 1983-87; University of Pennsylvania, associate professor of education and professor of psychology in psychiatry, 1991-96. Child Welfare League of America, committee member for National Council on Research, 1991-96; American Academy of School Psychology, chair of continuing education committee, 1995-96; American Board of Professional Psychology (School), member of board of directors, 1996-99; American Board of School Psychology, vice president, 1997-99; leader of workshops and symposia. Philadelphia Child Guidance Center, research associate; member of board of directors, Volunteers of America Crisis Nursery in Louisiana and Crisis Prevention Center in Arizona. Military service: U.S. Naval Reserve, Medical Service Corps, clinical psychologist, 1986-95; became lieutenant.

MEMBER: American Psychological Association (fellow; cochair of school-family committee, Division of Family Psychology, 1986-90), American Academy of School Psychology (fellow), American Orthopsychiatric Association (fellow), American Association of Children's Residential Centers (fellow; member of board of directors, 1989-96), American Association of Psychiatric Services for Children (member of board of directors, 1991-95), National Association for Gifted Children, North Carolina Psychological Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

AWARDS, HONORS: Fellow, National Institute of Mental Health, 1974-76; grants from Puerto Rico State Department of Education, 1979-80, and U.S. Department of Education, 1981-82, 1992-93; travel grant for Mexico, American Psychological Association, 1984; grants from Starr Foundation, 1991-92, and Nelson Foundation, 1995-96; award for excellence in research, MENSA International Foundation, 2001; grant from Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, beginning 2002.


(Editor) Clinical Child Psychology: An Introduction toTheory, Research, and Practice, Grune & Stratton (Orlando, FL), 1985.

(With others) Behavior Rating Scale—School Form (manual), Psychological Corporation (San Antonio, TX), 1993.

(Editor) Outcome Assessment in Residential Treatment, Haworth Press (Binghamton, NY), 1996.

(Editor, with Linda A. Reddy) Inclusion Practices with Special Needs Students: Theory, Research, and Application, Haworth Press (Binghamton, NY), 1999.

(Editor, with Linda A. Reddy) Innovative MentalHealth Interventions for Children: Programs That Work, Haworth Press (Binghamton, NY), 2001.

(Editor, with P. Olszewski-Kubilius and L. Limburg-Weber, and contributor) A Parent Guide to Talent Development during the Elementary Years, Pru-frock Press (Texas), 2003.

Contributor to books, including School Psychology in Non-Traditional Settings, edited by R. S. Dean and R. C. D'Amato, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Hillsdale, NJ), 1989; When There's No Place like Home, edited by J. Blacher, Paul H. Brookes (Baltimore, MD), 1994; Conduct Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Phenomenology, Etiology, and Interventions, edited by G. P. Sholevar, American Psychiatric Press (Washington, DC), 1995; The Complete Guide to Managed Behavioral Healthcare, edited by C. Stout, John Wiley and Sons (New York, NY), 1996; and The Use of Psychological Testing for Treatment Planning and Outcome Assessment, edited by M. E. Maruish, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999. Contributor of articles and reviews to professional journals. School Psychology Review, guest editor, 1983, 1988, member of editorial board, 1995-2000; editor, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care, 1989-93, and Duke Gifted Letter, 1999—; member of editorial board, Chicorel Abstracts to Reading and Learning Disabilities, 1980-81, Psychology in the Schools, 1980-95, Journal of Learning Disabilities, 1982-91, Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 1983-86, Professional School Psychology, 1985-87, Journal of School Psychology, 1985-95, Group Care Research and Evaluation, 1990-96, Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 1991—, Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 1993—, Gifted Child Quarterly, 1998—, Journal of Disability Policy, 1999—, Roeper Review, 1999—, and Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2001—.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Serving the Gifted and Talented: A Practitioner's Guide, for Plenum Publishers (New York, NY); research on Pfeiffer-Jarosewich Gifted Rating Scales.