Joseph P. McCleery, Ph.D.

Joseph P. McCleery, Ph.D.


Joseph McCleery, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, and Executive Director of Academic Programs in the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support, at Saint Joseph's University. He earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Rutgers University, and both a Masters Degree and Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. McCleery’s research is focused on social, communicative, and emotional functioning and development in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, including the development and testing of behavioral and cognitivebehavioral interventions. Dr. McCleery’s research and ideas have been published in leading peerreviewed journals in the fields of Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience; and his research has been supported by a number of organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, Autistica, Autism Speaks, the M.I.N.D. Institute, the Economic and Social Research Council, the Leverhulme Trust, and the McMorris Family Foundation.